Category | Government

East Hampton Town Responds to Temporary Restraining Order; Regulations Scheduled to Begin Tuesday

Posted on 13 May 2015

A hearing in Central Islip on Monday morning will determine whether or not restrictions aimed at curbing a regional noise problem emanating from East Hampton Airport go into effect this Tuesday, May 19.

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Southampton Town Board to Demolish Dilapidated House in Bridgehampton

Posted on 13 May 2015

The Southampton Town Board agreed to demolish a dangerous and dilapidated house on Sawasett Avenue in Bridgehampton on Tuesday.

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Call for Sag Harbor Moratorium as Neighbors Cry Foul over Reconstruction of Main Street House

Posted on 06 May 2015

The top-to-bottom reconstruction and expansion of a modest house at 295 Main Street in Sag Harbor has become ground zero in a growing debate over the pace of development in the village, eliciting calls for a moratorium on most major construction until the village can get a better handle on things.

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Brown To Step Down as Sag Harbor ARB Chairman

Posted on 06 May 2015

Cee Scott Brown, the long-time chairman of the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review, confirmed this week that he would step down when his term expires on July 20.

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Suffolk County Democrats Look to Bridget Fleming for County Legislature

Posted on 06 May 2015

Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming has a big decision to make in the next two weeks: to run for another term on the town board and continue her work at a local level, or to throw her hat into the ring and run for county legislature. Ms. Fleming said met with Rich Schaffer, chairman of [...]

Activity at Noyac Sand Mine Worries Some

Posted on 06 May 2015

Just one month after the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation denied a Noyac sand mine a permit to expand and cited it for several environmental issues, new activity at the site has neighbors concerned.

Zeroing In On Zeldin

Posted on 06 May 2015

Just five months into Representative Lee Zeldin’s freshman year in Congress, a Democratic challenger, Dave Calone, has launched a campaign to unseat the Shirley Republican in 2016.

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East Hampton Airport Manager Alters Helicopter Route to Avoid Sag Harbor

Posted on 06 May 2015

Airport Manager Jemille Charlton, his assistant, Peter Boody, and Jeff Smith of the Eastern Region Helicopter Council worked together this winter to look at the existing voluntary helicopter arrival and departure routes and try to find ways to improve them in time for this season.

FAA Might Support Temporary Restraining Order Against East Hampton Airport

Posted on 06 May 2015

As expected, East Hampton Town’s adoption of new regulations aimed at curbing noise complaints at East Hampton Airport has been met with a lawsuit from members of the aviation industry, but this week advocates for quiet skies said they were taken by surprise when they heard the Federal Aviation Administration planned to support their opponents’ bid for a temporary restraining order.

Residents Will Get Chance to Comment on Noyac Road Redesign Next Month

Posted on 29 April 2015

Residents who are unhappy with changes to the traffic pattern in front of Cromer’s Market on Noyac Road in Noyac will have the opportunity to air their grievances to the Southampton Town Board and Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor next month, Councilwoman Bridget Fleming announced on Tuesday.

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