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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Private Buyer Acquires Montauk Airport Despite Town's Efforts to Purchase

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Montauk Airport acquired by a private buyer despite repeated efforts to purchase the property by East Hampton Town, since 2019. Town had tried to purchase site to safeguard EH residents from increased noise and environmental impacts from aircraft.

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

EH Town Marks Juneteenth With Event Honoring Tuskegee Airman

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The Lt. Lee A. Hayes Youth Park in Amagansett was the site on June 18 for East Hampton Town’s commemoration of Juneteenth, as well as an event marking the 100th anniversary of the late Lee A. Hayes, a Tuskegee Airman for whom the park was recent...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

EH Town Police Department Recognized for Professionalism

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The EH Town Police Department was recognized for its professional standards and received a 5-year reaccreditation at a recent NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services ceremony in Albany.

In 1992, the East Hampton Town Police Department was one of the firs...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Opinion Survey on LED Street Lighting


The Town of East Hampton is converting all of our streetlights to LEDs in accordance with the Town’s energy and sustainability goals and climate emergency declaration. 

By replacing conventional streetlights with energy efficient LEDs, we can redu...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Application Period Opens for Water Quality Project Grants

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June 1, 2022For Immediate Release


 The Town of East Hampton is now accepting grant applications for water quality improvement...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Seasonal Ban on Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Takes Effect

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 A seasonal ban on the use of gas or diesel-powered leaf blowers is in effect in EH from May 20 through Sept. 20 for both homeowners and landscapers, and no type of leaf blower may be used on Sundays.  Fines can be up to $1,000 for a fir...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Town Unveils Townwide Coastal Resiliency Plan Draft

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The Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan (CARP) is an important first step to reduce the Town of East Hampton’s vulnerability as a coastal community and adapt to the changing climate.The CARP evaluates key coastal risks our community currently fac...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Town of East Hampton is Hiring

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The Town of East Hampton is looking to fill a number of full and part-time positions, from office assistants to bus drivers, heavy equipment operators, summer beach attendants, lifeguards, and groundskeepers, and more. Competitive salaries are offered.

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

New Hours at COVID Test Site in Wainscott

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The COVID test site at EH Town's Center for Humanity at 110 Stephen Hand's Path in Wainscott will be open only on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. as of March 23, 2022. No appointment necessary.