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03/04/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Marine contractor Jack Costello listens to advice from the Waterways Management Advisory Council on how to adapt a plan for dock design in Coecles Harbor so that it can muster support without setting precedents WMAC members want to avoid.

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Marine contractor Jack Costello listens to advice from the Waterways Management Advisory Council on how to adapt a plan for dock design in Coecles Harbor so that it can muster support without setting precedents WMAC members want to avoid.

Applicants seeking exceptions to the town code must make arguments based on physical characteristics of their property and not simply for what they may want.

That’s the message Councilman Peter Reich sent at Monday night’s Waterways Management Advisory Council meeting where he represents the Town Board as a liaison. (more…)

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03/04/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board is hosting a public hearing Thursday afternoon on proposed aircraft restrictions.

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The East Hampton Town Board is hosting a public hearing Thursday afternoon on proposed aircraft restrictions.

The East Hampton Town Board is expecting a big crowd Thursday, March 5 — weather permitting — for a public hearing on proposed aircraft restrictions at the town’s airport.

The venue for the meeting on low-flying and noisy aircraft — especially helicopters — is a TV studio, rather than the regular board meeting room. The need for more space is due to an issue that has united residents in opposition not only from the Hamptons, but from the North Fork and the Island as well. (more…)

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03/04/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island elementary school students need your votes for their video to win physical education equipment.

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Shelter Island elementary school students need your votes for their video to win physical education equipment.

When elementary school students took to the stage recently to show off their talents in both physical education and music, they didn’t know the video of the event could qualify them to win a contest that could net the school money for physical education equipment. (more…)