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Moody's Re-Ups a Top Rating for East Hampton Town

Moody's Investors Service affirmed East Hampton Town's Aaa credit rating, the highest rating it assigns, in a credit opinion issued last Thursday.

Aug 12, 2021
Alternate Site Possible for Springs Communications Tower

A 185-foot communications monopole that was planned for a wooded area in a Springs neighborhood may end up elsewhere, possibly on the Girl Scouts of Nassau County's Camp Blue Bay site. 

Aug 12, 2021
New York's First Female Governor Set to Take Over

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will take over from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in less than two weeks, "will be a breath of fresh air for the State of New York," said State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.

Aug 12, 2021
Governor Resigns One Week After Release of Sexual Harassment Report

Still defiant on Tuesday in the wake of a state attorney general's report that said he had sexually harassed current and former female state employees, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced his intention to resign effective Aug. 24.

Aug 10, 2021
Town Trustees to Have Staggered Four-Year Terms

The terms of East Hampton Town's nine trustees will increase from two to four years, with the five candidates receiving the most votes in November serving the first four-year terms.

Aug 5, 2021
New Leaders for East Hampton Democratic Committee

The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee voted unanimously on July 28 to elect Jeremiah Mulligan as its chairman and Anna Skrenta as vice chairwoman.

Aug 5, 2021
What Is, What Might Be at East Hampton Airport

After another barrage of complaints about East Hampton Airport from fed-up residents from the South Fork to Queens -- with one describing a region in "full 'Apocolypse Now' mode" because of incessant helicopter noise -- the East Hampton Town Board got a sense of what can and cannot be done with respect to redeveloping or repurposing the property should it decide to close the airport or restrict flights when Federal Aviation Administration grant assurances expire in September.

Aug 5, 2021
Springs Commissioners' Plea: Use Our Communications Tower

A dozen or so Springs residents, along with the hamlet's board of fire commissioners and attorneys for various property owners, protested to the East Hampton Town Board Tuesday over its plan to site a 185-foot monopole for emergency and personal wireless communications in a residential area.

Aug 5, 2021
Brewery on Tap in East Hampton Village

The site of a long-vacant former furniture warehouse on Toilsome Lane in East Hampton Village could become home to a brewery and restaurant with a tasting room and outdoor beer garden.

Aug 5, 2021
Calls for Cuomo's Resignation Reach Crescendo

While he continued to maintain that he had done nothing wrong, an increasingly beleaguered Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo faced calls for his resignation from lawmakers at all levels after State Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that an independent investigation had concluded that he had "sexually harassed current and former state employees in violation of both federal and state laws."

Aug 4, 2021
East Hampton Airport the Focus of Tuesday Town Board Meeting

Consultants to the East Hampton Town Board will deliver a presentation on East Hampton Airport’s environmental conditions and planning and zoning during the board’s work session on Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Jul 31, 2021
Springs Neighbors Mobilize Against Communications Tower

"Make no mistake, East Hampton Town Board, we will not take this sitting down," Jacki Esposito said on Monday evening, as around 50 of her Springs neighbors murmured in agreement during a backyard meeting on Crandall Street, where a campaign to thwart the town board's proposal to site a 185-foot monopole for emergency and wireless communications equipment in an adjacent wooded area was gathering strength.

Jul 29, 2021