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And Down Come ‘The Springs’ Signs

The controversy over the proper name of one of the Town of East Hampton’s hamlets flared anew last Thursday and again this week, after signs bearing the message “Welcome to The Springs” were removed from Three Mile Harbor Road and Springs-Fireplace Road.

Feb 27, 2020
Sediment Study at Georgica

In its ongoing effort to remediate the degraded condition of Georgica Pond, which has experienced toxic algal blooms every summer since 2012, a group of pondfront property owners sought and received permission from the East Hampton Town Trustees to take part in a sediment chronology study.     

Feb 27, 2020
East Hampton Town Financial Reporting Hailed

The Government Finance Officers Association, which represents public finance officials in the United States and Canada, has awarded the Town of East Hampton a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for its fiscal year 2018 comprehensive annual financial report.     

Feb 27, 2020
Bloomberg Campaign Works the Talkhouse for Volunteers

Scores of residents of the Town of East Hampton attended an information session for the presidential campaign of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Feb. 19 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.

Feb 24, 2020
Three Vie to Oppose Rep. Lee Zeldin

Candidates slam him, and Trump, at debate at LTV’s studios in Wainscott, where here was a standing room-only crowd.

Feb 20, 2020
185-Foot AT&T Tower a Go, Scoville Hall Additions Considered

An application from AT&T to build a cellphone tower in Northwest Woods was approved by the East Hampton Town Planning Board.

Feb 20, 2020
'See-Through' House in Springs Goes Dark

The owner of a 10,000-square-foot house at 145 Neck Path in Springs has agreed to pay a $32,000 fine to the Town of East Hampton after using the house last summer for parties.

Feb 20, 2020
Wind Farm Plan Is Paused

The move coincides with the departure of Clint Plummer, who was Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind’s vice president for development.     

Feb 20, 2020
Gershon Hits the Talkhouse

The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will host a town hall-style event with Perry Gershon, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District, on March 8.

Feb 20, 2020
Private-Well Survey Results Are In

The sample area spans land between Three Mile Harbor Road and Accabonac Road, bounded by Copeces Lane to the north and Floyd Street to the south.

Feb 20, 2020
Political Briefs 02.20.20

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, and Shelter Island Supervisor Gerry Siller have endorsed Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni’s bid for the New York State Senate seat.

Feb 20, 2020
Pedal Plan Pushback in Montauk

One week after the principals of a bike-sharing company pitched the East Hampton Town Board on a trial program in Montauk this spring and summer, current and former owners of bicycle shops were among those pushing back on the idea. 

Feb 13, 2020