Category | Government

ARB Takes Dim View of Renovation Plan for Historic House

Posted on 29 October 2014

A plan to renovate and expand the historic Captain David Hand House at 42 Church Street ran into a brick wall when it was presented for the first time to the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Monday, October 27.

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Scouts Pitch In

Posted on 29 October 2014

Members of an East Hampton Town Boy Scout troop grabbed work gloves and spent a couple hours on Saturday, October 25, helping the town’s Natural Resources Department in stormwater management efforts.

Bridgehampton To Revisit Gateway Project

Posted on 29 October 2014

For five years plans for a new development across the street from the Bridgehampton Commons shopping center have been collecting dust, but Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst is hoping to polish up the Bridgehampton Gateway project.

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LaValle and Thiele Secure $700,000 to Fund a Roundabout on Route 114

Posted on 27 October 2014

State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced a state partnership with East Hampton Village to fund and construct a roundabout at the troublesome five-corner intersection of State Route 114 and Toilsome Lane on Monday, October 27.

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New Building Pitched for Sag Harbor’s Bay Street

Posted on 22 October 2014

If the owners of the lots housing the Tutto il Giorno Italian restaurant and the Urban Zen clothing store get their way, a major change will be coming to Bay Street in Sag Harbor in the form of a new 5,700-square-foot, two-story building that would evoke the memory of an inn that stood nearby a century or more ago.

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Police Unions Endorse Bishop

Posted on 22 October 2014

The Coalition of Suffolk Police Unions endorsed Representative Tim Bishop last week, according to a press release from Bishop for Congress.

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Thiele Finds Funds for Farmers

Posted on 22 October 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced last week he had launched several new programs to assist new and early-stage farmers in order to encourage agribusiness throughout the state.

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Rental Registry Law Angers Residents

Posted on 22 October 2014

Critics of a proposed rental registration law showed up in droves to air their opposition at East Hampton Town’s first informational session on the law.

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County Officials Say Guardrail’s Here to Stay

Posted on 22 October 2014

Tension and frustration soared during a meeting on Tuesday night, when critics of a newly installed guardrail along Short Beach Road were told the galvanized steel structures wouldn’t be removed any time soon.

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East End Towns and Villages Pursue Regional Ban on Bags

Posted on 22 October 2014

After much discussion and gentle encouragement from local sustainability committees, the mayors and supervisors of several East End municipalities announced today they would pursue a coordinated effort to implement a regional ban on single-use plastic bags by Earth Day, April 22, 2015.

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