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Posted on: July 14, 2020

EH Enforcement, State Liquor Authority Visit Montauk Businesses; Find Few Problems

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July10 Weekend Compliance with Town, state codes, SLA regs, and COVID-19 safety requirements was good; No problems found at two bar/restaurants previously cited

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

EH Town Enforcement Team Visits Montauk Businesses During Holiday Weekend

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July 4 inspections for restaurant/bar compliance with Gov. Cuomo's COVID-19 health and safety orders results in arrest of three in Montauk for alleged violations of liquor authority regs; Photos, videos of crowds referred to state for investigation

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening

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Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Indoor Dining at Reduced Capacity Resumes as LI Enters Phase Three of Reopening

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Town provides information, assistance to restaurants as NYS allows restaurants to offer indoor dining at 50-percent capacity, as of June 24; Outdoor tables may remain as long as eatery does not exceed maximum occupancy both indoors and out

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Town Accepting Applications for Restaurants to Reopen: Outdoor-Only Dining Allowed

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Restaurants may open during the state’s Phase Two of economic reopening,for outdoor dining only, according to the state regulations here: https://forward.ny.gov/phase-two-industries. You must file an attestation online with the state, and prepare...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Resources for Business Owners Feeling the Economic Impact of Coronavirus

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FEDERAL SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE AND LOAN RESOURCES

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PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOANS

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Landscaping Allowed for Maintenance Only, by Governor's Order

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New York State Ruling on Landscaping as of April 1, 2020:  Landscaping for maintenance and pest control ONLY has been deemed an essential business and may continue. Other than property maintenance, it has been determined that all new landscape pr...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Unemployment Assistance Available

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of th...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Press Release March 25: Stay Home is Message as Virus Spreads

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Residents and Visitors from Manhattan Urged to Follow White House Task Force Advice and Self-Quarantine for Two Weeks; Gov. Cuomo Bans All Gatherings;
Supervisor Van Scoyoc Asks for Compliance to Safeguard Community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Non-Essential Business Closures Mandated by Governor to Keep Workforce at Home

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Under an Executive Order issued by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, all businesses designated "non-essential" by the state must cease operation by 8 p.m on March 22, 2020, an effort to keep the workforce at home to slow the spread ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27: State Declares Halt to Construction : New Edict From Governor

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New, revised Guidance on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6,  published Friday, March 27 at the Empire State Development Corporation website, following letter by East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc urging wider restrictions to slow ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

New York State Issues Call for Health Workers, Supplies

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A MESSAGE FROM NEW YORK STATEGET INVOLVED

New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care professionals, schools of public hea...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Information Resources: March 25 COVID-19 Update

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Governor Issues Ban on all Gatherings as Virus Spreads: Learn the latest on confirmed coronavirus cases in East Hampton and Suffolk County; Health Care, Hospital, and Community Resources; State Directives; Business Assistance, and more

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: Health Department Advisory

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State Department of Health issues information regarding COVID-19 coronavirus and Pregnancy

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

EH Town Mobilizes Teams to Serve Seniors During Coronavirus Crisis

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Town collaborates with community volunteers and nonprofits; coordinated effort pairs providers with people needing support. Calls being made regularly to 500+ residents to insure safety, wellness -- meals, prescription pickups, transportation, provided.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Supervisor Van Scoyoc Updates Community During COVID-19 Crisis

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In March 20 press release, Town Supervisor urges calm, caution, safeguards as coronavirus cases yet to peak. Food supply is stable; grocery stores set hours to accommodate seniors and first responders. Community cooperation requested to avoid shortages

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Poll Issued; Opinions Sought Regarding Wireless Communications Infrastructure

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East Hampton Wireless Infrastructure Poll
In December 2020, the Town of East Hampton (TOEH) established a Wireless Telecommunications Committee of local residents and Town staff to study the wireless communications services and conditions throughout the To...
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Posted on: July 30, 2021

South Fork Commuter Connection LIRR Train Expected to Restart in Fall

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MTA has approved reinstatement of the South Fork Commuter Connection train service, which was popular with East End commuters before its suspension during the pandemic

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

EH Town Board Continues Discussion of EH Airport

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At its Aug. 3 work session, the Town Board, as part of an ongoing discussion, data collection, and possible "re-envisioning" of the airport and its future, will have a presentation on the Airport's "Environmental Conditions, Planning and Zoning."

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

East Hampton Awarded Grant to Continue Historical Preservation Efforts

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A $5,600 Preserve New York grant will fund a Cultural Resource Survey of the town's historical burying grounds, cemeteries, gravesites; will inform restoration priorities, underpin effort to list sites on National Register of Historic Places

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

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We know you’re busy! Keep tabs on new town government developments, discussions, and doings by signing up for our email newsletter at https://bit.ly/3rskG6c. The first one will be issued soon.

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Public Discussion Begins on Springs Emergency Communications Site

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July, 2021

Emergency Communications Upgrade in Springs

Better coverage in Springs for emergency fire and police communications, as well as for private wireless (cell phone) service, is a pressing need, and one that the East Hampton Town Board is working to ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Town Lunch Program, Bus, Other Senior Services to Resume After Hiatus During Pandemic

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East Hampton Town In-Person Senior Programs, including nutrition program group meals in EH and Montauk, bus service to essential services, will resume July 12

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Hampton Hopper Offers EH Village-Montauk Transport

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Hampton Hopper offering EH Village-Montauk Lighthouse bus service Wed. thru Sunday thru Labor Day at suggested $5 fare, sponsored by Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Free Montauk Hopper shuttle service all summer is sponsored by EH Town.

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Reminder: New Beach Stickers Required for 2021 Season --Renew Old Permits Now

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New beach parking permits are required this year for EH Town residents. Stickers are free for residents, but you must have a 2021 sticker to park legally at our beaches. Renewal now required every 5 years. Permits are issued by the Town Clerk.

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Montauk Beaches, Hard Hit by Erosion, Storms, Will Be Restored for Beach Season

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The Town of East Hampton has arranged for immediate sand replenishment at downtown Montauk and at Ditch Plains to restore beaches; Work should be completed by July 1

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

EH Town to Purchase, Preserve Major Tract of Amagansett Farmland

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Agreement with Bistrian family protects 32.6 acres adjacent to core Amagansett downtown and historic district in town's largest farmland preservation effort to date

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Hampton Hopper Montauk Shuttle to Resume: New EH-Montauk Loop Added

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EH Town will reinstate popular free shuttle service with two buses serving 12 Montauk stops, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily beginning late June; Bus service between EH Village and Montauk added this year

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Posted on: June 20, 2021

Montauk Bus Shuttle Service Reinstated; New EH-Montauk Service Added

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Popular Hampton Hopper free Montauk shuttle bus to resume this summer; Supervisor Van Scoyoc works with Stony Brook Medicine to provide Montauk transport option and to add EH Village to Montauk service

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

EH Under Court Order to Stop Vehicle Access to Napeague "Truck Beach"

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Following court decision in favor of homeowners claiming private ownership of beach, access must be restricted for now, by court order, as town pursues legal options; Supervisor Van Scoyoc vows fight for public access, board may consider condemnation

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

EH Town Pandemic Response Preserved Public Health, Safety, Welfare

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As NYS nears post-pandemic restrictions point, EH Town has already achieved minimum vaccination levels for removal of COVID restrictions, but must continue to comply with NYS restrictions until limits are lifted statewide.Read press release on Town's achi...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

ALERTA

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Entra en vigor la prohibicion de temporada en el municipio de East Hampton sobre los sopladores de horas a gas a partir del 20 de Mayo

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Ban Goes Into Effect May 20, 2021

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East Hampton Town's new seasonal ban on gas-powered leaf blowers goes into effect on May 20. Full ban will be in effect until September 20; after that date, use will be restricted to certain hours and days

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

US Army Corps. Begins Montauk Lighthouse Revetment Work

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Army Corps of Engineers has begun a two-year project to reconstruct the stone revetment protecting the Montauk Lighthouse, a National Historic Landmark owned by the Montauk Historical Society. Please steer clear of the construction zone.

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