East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell released a tentative $77.7 million budget for 2018 on Friday, which is a 3.5-percent increase over this year's spending plan and would result in increases in the tax rate of less than 1.5 percent.
It has been a whirlwind of a year for Joshua Franklin, who was officially installed as the new rabbi of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Sept. 2, less than three weeks before today’s beginning of the High Holidays.
A year after a court annulled town laws setting overnight curfews at East Hampton Airport, town officials opened discussions this week about whether to apply to the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to reinstitute restrictions in order to reduce aircraft noise.
The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps was recognized last week at the Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council in Yaphank for saving the life of a 58-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest at the Bagel Buoy in July.
What is expected to be a yearlong project to raise the Long Island Rail Road trestles that cross North Main Street and Accabonac Road in East Hampton Village will begin next month, the village board was told on Friday.
The scarcity of affordable housing, drug abuse and mental health, and preservation of the town’s character dominated discussion when the Democratic candidates for East Hampton Town Supervisor and town board held an informational meeting on Monday night at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church’s Session House.