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11/30/16 12:32pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Resident Larry Adler warned the Town Board it will face costly lawsuits if it persists in limiting short-term rentals.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Resident Larry Adler warned the Town Board it will face costly lawsuits if it persists in limiting short-term rentals.

After several months of discussions, Town Board members agreed at their work session Tuesday to streamline a comprehensive short-term rental proposal that will be the subject of a late January public hearing. (more…)

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11/29/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay is calling for a radical shake up of the governing body.

COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay is calling for a radical shake up of the governing body.

A Suffolk County legislator is calling on county officials to let the public vote on reducing the size of the legislature, a proposal that has received mixed reaction from East End officials. (more…)

11/11/16 12:36pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The practicalities of repaving the Island's roads is a subject the Town Board is debating.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The practicalities of repaving the Island’s roads is a subject the Town Board is debating.

The Town Board has concluded the least stressful budget season in several years. The board scrutinized every line in Supervisor Jim Dougherty’s proposed budget and came up with a generally responsible spending plan for 2017.

But there are two areas — one that needs attention before the November 18 budget is solidified, and the second, which the supervisor promises will be addressed after the dust has settled on next year’s spending. (more…)

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11/08/16 10:55pm

 

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Amber Brach-Williams looks to have won a seat on the Town Board over incumbent Councilwoman Mary Dudley.I

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |
Amber Brach-Williams looks to have won a seat on the Town Board over incumbent Councilwoman Mary Dudley.

Amber Brach-Williams, the Republican challenger to Democratic incumbent Mary Dudley for a seat on the Town Board, is the presumed winner in a stunning victory Tuesday. (more…)

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11/07/16 12:15pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The East Hampton Town Board’s effort to restrict helicopters and other so-called “noisy” aircraft into and out of its airport was dealt a serious blow by a federal appeals court on Friday.

The U.S. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit) in Manhattan, voted 3-0 on Friday to reverse the lower court’s decision, and said the town had no right to impose the restrictions. (more…)