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- A plan to merge two vacant lots at 20 and 24 West End Road and build a single-family residence in excess of 10,000 square feet, plus a detached garage and accessory structures, was the subject of a lengthy discussion at the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
The second annual East Hampton Village fall festival, set to take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Herrick Park, hopes to match or surpass last year’s successful day with more food options, new activities, and ample opportunity for community engagement.
A proposal to use $4 million of the Town of Southampton’s community preservation fund to buy the development rights and a historic preservation easement on the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will be the subject of a public hearing on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall. The town has been negotiating with the Sag Harbor Partnership, which bought the movie theater site for $8 million after the building was largely destroyed by fire in December 2016.
Seeking to bring order to the piles of free magazines that clutter the doorways of shops in the commercial district, particularly during the summer months, the East Hampton Village Board passed a law last Thursday that limits the distribution of such printed matter.
Schenck Fuels Services, a family-owned East Hampton company that has provided fuel oil and home heating services to residents of the town since 1902, was sold on Friday to the Star Group, a publicly traded corporation based in Stamford, Conn. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.