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Jamie Bufalino
The New York State Liquor Authority and East Hampton Town have prohibited the Surf Lodge in Montauk from holding live outdoor musical performances after citing the establishment for numerous code violations including overcrowding, most recently for an event held there last September.
Johnette Howard
The Suffolk County executive’s office has formally asked Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. to rescind the 1099 tax forms his office sent to homeowners who took advantage of a county grant program that helps pay for the installation of nitrogen-reducing septic systems.
Jamie Bufalino
The East Hampton Town Planning Board had a lot to say about lot-line modifications for a planned school bus depot on Springs-Fireplace Road at a March 13 meeting.
Jamie Bufalino
East Hampton Village is considering laws that would vastly restrict the use of gas-powered leaf blowers and other landscaping equipment in the summer months and require landscapers to obtain licenses.
Johnette Howard
On Tuesday, Mr. Cohen will be the moderator for the East End for Opportunity’s forum Driving in East Hampton: What You Need to Know, which will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the East Hampton Library.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A man who reported a fire at an East Hampton house ended up being taken away in handcuffs on March 8 after police found him evasive in answering questions, according to Detective Sgt. Dan Toia.
Christopher Walsh
Musicians and owners of venues that host live music fear that proposed changes to East Hampton Town Code could silence them and stifle performance opportunities, and the revenue that comes with them.
Star Staff
Police were called to 159 Main Street about a man urinating on the sidewalk outside a white 18-wheeler on Friday morning at about 8:15 a.m. Police noted that the East Hampton Library is at 159 Main Street, and found no sign of an 18-wheeler.
Christopher Walsh
The South Fork Peak Savers Program, which encourages energy efficiency through reduced consumption, is offering a new program that would reduce peak electricity demand and save money, the East Hampton Town Board was told on Tuesday.
Gina Piastuck
Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection
Jamie Bufalino
The owners of Brass and Burl, an online store for high-end furniture and home décor, are planning a showroom on part of the Franklin Triangle, a wedge-shaped property between Skimhampton Road and Montauk Highway in East Hampton.
Taylor K. Vecsey
East Hampton Town police arrested an apparent drunken driver in the early morning hours on Saturday in Springs. An officer saw a 2016 Ford F-250 heading south on Three Mile Harbor Road near Fort Pond Boulevard when the driver failed to signal turning left around 2:50 a.m., according to a report.
Jamie Bufalino
A law requiring low-nitrogen septic systems for all new residences, for existing buildings — including commercial ones — that expand their floor area by 25 percent, and for nonresidential properties that require site plan review was adopted by the Sag Harbor Village Board on March 12.
Jennifer Landes
Those who think the South Fork is already crowded enough may be chagrined to learn that its population could be larger than we think. But don’t worry, these denizens won’t be adding to the trade parade or making the checkout lines longer, in fact these beings have already “checked out.”
Christopher Walsh
A 2018 jury trial and verdict concluding that the Town of East Hampton was responsible for erosion west of the jetties at Montauk Harbor was overturned on Friday, when a judge granted the town's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, overruling the $356,000 in damages awarded to seven property owners.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An 18-year-old East Hampton man was involved in an accident that left one man dead in Flanders Tuesday morning.