Category | Government

Wainscott Parcel Targeted for Affordable Housing

Posted on 23 July 2014

A plan to build as many as 48 affordable rental apartments on a 31-acre site owned by East Hampton Town in Wainscott was proposed to the Town Board on July 15.

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Indian Wells Beach Goes Dry

Posted on 23 July 2014

After months of discussion and disagreement, East Hampton Town has adopted a law that will restrict alcohol at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.

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Still No Decision on Bridge

Posted on 23 July 2014

The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday again tabled a resolution allowing it to sign a contract with the state Department of Transportation to obtain a $500,000 federal grant to refurbish the Bridge Lane bridge that connects Sagaponack and Bridgehampton.

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East Hampton Tax Deadline Extended

Posted on 23 July 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Senator Kenneth P. LaValle this week announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo had signed legislation allowing Suffolk County to extend the real estate tax payment deadline for the residents of the East Hampton this year, protecting residents from any penalties.

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Southampton Opens Satellite Office

Posted on 23 July 2014

Southampton Town earlier this month opened a satellite Land Management office at the Hampton Bays Community Center at 25 Ponquogue Ave in Hampton Bays in an effort to provide more convenient access to residents and members of the local building trades.

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Project MOST Gets a Boost

Posted on 23 July 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced that Project MOST in East Hampton is one of 68 after-school programs across the state to received grants to continue providing school-age children with quality youth development opportunities.

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Harbor Heights Returns

Posted on 23 July 2014

It’s back. A plan to redevelop the Harbor Heights gas station property, which drew withering criticism from seemingly all quarters over more than three years of public review, has returned to the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board.

Village Revokes Page Outdoor Dining License

Posted on 23 July 2014

After a month of behind-the-scenes wrangling over unapproved renovations made at Page at 63 Main, the Sag Harbor Village Board pounced on Friday, July 18, revoking the restaurant’s license for outdoor dining on Main Street.

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Helicopter Noise at an Unbearable All-Time High, According to Sag Harbor CAC

Posted on 23 July 2014

Helicopter noise dominated the discussion at the Sag Harbor Citizens Advisory Committee meeting last week.

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East Hampton Town’s Formula Business Legislation Revised Again

Posted on 22 July 2014

East Hampton Town residents are divided over proposed legislation that would potentially limit the number of formula businesses from Wainscott to Montauk.