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Air Traffic Up; Many Are Miffed

“Don’t shoot the messenger,” was the plea from Jim Brundige, manager of East Hampton Airport, as he told the town board on Tuesday that air traffic so far this year was up 7.5 percent over 2018.

Aug 22, 2019
Fusion Ticket Fizzles

Members of the EH Fusion Party, a group of Republican, Independence Party, and Democratic candidates seeking to appear on a unified ticket on the Nov. 5 ballot, experienced another setback last week when a United States District judge for the Eastern District of New York dismissed the lawsuit it had brought against the Suffolk County Board of Elections and its Democratic and Republican commissioners.

Aug 22, 2019
Reject Hunting Pause

Hope gave way to disappointment on Tuesday when members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife, having successfully lobbied the town board to talk about banning hunting on one weekend day during the hunting season, listened as just one of five members expressed support.

Aug 22, 2019
Are Feds ‘Delaying It to Death’?

Is the Trump administration attempting to halt the proliferation of offshore wind farms?

Aug 22, 2019
Denied Ag Housing, Owner Sues the Town

The owner of an agricultural reserve in Bridgehampton, who had been seeking permission from the Southampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to construct agricultural housing on the property, filed legal notice in State Supreme Court last Thursday of his intent to sue the town.

Aug 22, 2019
Biden, Yang on Money Trail

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who leads a large group of hopefuls for the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge President Trump next year, and Andrew Yang, who also seeks the party’s nomination, will benefit from fund-raisers scheduled for Saturday on the South Fork.

Aug 22, 2019
Art Barge Gets Landmarked

The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously last Thursday to designate the Art Barge and the D’Amico Studio and Archive in Amagansett as local historical landmarks.

Aug 22, 2019
Repairs at C.D.C.H. Building

The East Hampton Town Board voted last Thursday to authorize a bond resolution for repair and other improvements to a building off Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton that housed the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons.

Aug 22, 2019
Oppose Gann Road Hatchery Plan

The East Hampton Town Board’s plan to consolidate the town’s shellfish hatchery at a site on Three Mile Harbor continues to be a target of pushback by neighbors and others who are alarmed by what they predict will dramatically intensify activity in an already active and residential area.

Aug 15, 2019
Whirlwind Trump Visit Is Big Dollar Win

Ronna McDaniel, co-chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, who was to attend on Friday, tweeted that the two events had raised $12 million.

Aug 15, 2019