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Town Okays Pantigo Land Buy

The East Hampton Town Board voted to purchase land on Pantigo Road here for $2.5 million for housing, recreation, or a preserve.

Dec 12, 2019
East Hampton Unveils Affordable ‘Manor’ Housing

The day after voting to acquire 12 acres of land and designate a majority of it for "municipal and housing purposes," the East Hampton Town Board marked the completion of the 12-unit "manor house" condominium development in East Hampton, the first of its kind in the town's affordable housing program.

Dec 10, 2019
Cuomo Requests Disaster Declaration for Scallop Die-Off

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo asked the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday for federal action to help New York's scallop fishery following the massive die-off in Peconic Bay scallops. 

Dec 9, 2019
Pine Seedlings Will Come Home

Native pines will rise once again on town lands where the trees had been devastated by the southern pine beetle, a pest that is having less and less of an impact in East Hampton each year since it first began wreaking havoc on the trees in the fall of 2017.

Dec 5, 2019
Landowner Is Ordered to Stop Clearing

An apparent effort by the billionaire investor Michael Novogratz to enlarge one of his Amagansett properties by adding an unopened road to it was stymied last week by a stop-work order.

Dec 5, 2019
New Climate Report Sparks Concerns Here

“We are in a deep hole, and we are still digging,” United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday. “Soon it will be too deep to escape.”

Dec 5, 2019
Municipal Septic Upgrades

Less than two weeks after voting to award nearly $400,000 in grant funding for four water quality improvement projects, the East Hampton Town Board heard recommendations from its water quality technical advisory committee to fund upgrades to sanitary systems on municipal properties.

Dec 5, 2019
Manor House Project Opens

East Hampton Town officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the newly completed Manor House condominium apartments on Accabonac Road in East Hampton at noon tomorrow. The town oversaw construction of the 12-unit complex to create affordable housing opportunities for residents.

Dec 5, 2019
Nitrates and Manganese in Some Wells

Suffolk County Health Department officials detected nitrates and manganese above water quality standards in some of the 102 private wells it had tested in an area surrounding the closed landfill and at least two commercial composting or mulching operations along the Springs-Fireplace Road corridor in East Hampton and Springs as of Nov. 15.

Dec 5, 2019
Town Eyes Pantigo Land for Housing

East Hampton Town is hoping to finalize the purchase of 12 acres of land off Pantigo Road, on which it plans to develop affordable housing, by the end of this week, Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said on Tuesday.

Dec 5, 2019
Small Piece of Noted Artists’ Compound Could Be Saved

Several years after a movement took shape to preserve and restore the house and two studios at the 11-acre Springs property once belonging to the Abstract Expressionist artists James Brooks and Charlotte Park, the East Hampton Town Board voted to authorize the town’s Department of Land Acquisition and Management to seek bids for their demolition.

Nov 27, 2019
Small Piece of Noted Artists’ Compound Could Be Saved

Several years after a movement took shape to preserve and restore the house and two studios at the 11-acre Springs property once belonging to the Abstract Expressionist artists James Brooks and Charlotte Park, the East Hampton Town Board voted to authorize the town’s Department of Land Acquisition and Management to seek bids for their demolition.

Nov 27, 2019