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On Hazardous Chemicals

Two federally mandated programs requiring village employees in the Department of Public Works to receive training on safe handling of hazardous chemicals and on responding to emergencies involving hazardous materials were adopted by the East Hampton Village Board on Friday.

Oct 24, 2019
Montauk Shores Condos Can Expand

In a move that could set a precedent allowing the owners of condominiums to expand their units, and over the objection of East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Suffolk County has paved the way for a unit at the Montauk Shores condominium complex to be replaced with a larger one.

Oct 17, 2019
$400K to Connect Montauk Train Station to Downtown

A connection between the two points is among the goals outlined in the draft Montauk hamlet study. It is hoped that the 5,000-linear-foot multiuse path will encourage train travel to Montauk and a consequent reduction in vehicular traffic, particularly during the summer season.

Oct 17, 2019
Pondering Food Politics

Randy Johnston, a former professor of accounting at the University of Colorado, Boulder, who will speak at the East Hampton Library on three consecutive Saturdays starting this week, moved to East Hampton Village in April and has been trying to raise awareness about environmental issues ever since.

Oct 17, 2019
To Revive a ‘Dying Village’

Jerry Larsen, the former East Hampton Village police chief who is running next June for village mayor, offered proposals for revitalizing the commercial district last Thursday, at a campaign event with business owners at Babette’s restaurant.

Oct 17, 2019
Lerner Amagansett Stony Hill Owners Fire Back

The owners of nearly six acres of reserved land in Amagansett who have been prevented from cutting down trees, preparing a farm, or doing any other work there since the Peconic Land Trust initiated a lawsuit against them in August, asked the court last week to dismiss the suit and filed counterclaims against the land trust.

Oct 17, 2019
Samot and Sheehan Engaged

Linda and Jerry Sheehan of Springs have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Lee Sheehan, to Nicholas Ray Samot, the son of Karen Drolet and Raymond Samot of East Hampton.

Oct 17, 2019
Largest Clam Contest: A Napeague Harbor Monster Wins Big

The season’s first northeaster had come and gone by Sunday, and a perfect early autumn day greeted the crowd gathered on the grounds of the Lamb Building in Amagansett for the East Hampton Town Trustees’ 29th annual Largest Clam Contest.

Oct 14, 2019
Full Steam Ahead on Trestles

The Long Island Rail Road will shut down train service between Southampton and Montauk from Tuesday through Nov. 10 to install new railroad trestles across North Main Street and Accabonac Road in East Hampton Village.

Oct 10, 2019
To Renovate Village Hall

Proposals to renovate the historical Beecher-Hand House, which now serves as East Hampton Village Hall, and to redesign the parking lot at Chase Bank on Main Street were discussed at the village board meeting last Thursday.

Oct 10, 2019
The Missing Painting Caper

A few months after the Wainscott Sewing Society’s annual rummage sale at the chapel in the summer of 2018, Hilary Osborn Malecki noticed that an important oil painting had disappeared.

Oct 10, 2019
Time for the Clam Contest

The Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of the Town of East Hampton, created and granted sole authority over the town by King James II through the Dongan Patent of 1686, will hold the 29th annual Largest Clam Contest on Sunday at noon.

Oct 10, 2019