Government



An erosion-control project installed by the Army Corps of Engineers on the Montauk beach, dubbed “Dirtbag Beach,” has made it into Senator Jeff Flake’s annual “Wastebook,” a compendium of government pork and boondoggles.

Protesters seek answers on health care, immigration
Constituents rallied outside Representative Lee Zeldin’s office in Riverhead on Tuesday. Kathryn Casey Quigley

In wide-ranging address, supervisor hails progress on energy, preservation, too


Morgan McGivern

Job Potter was sworn in as the new chairman of the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Tuesday. Carissa Katz

Georges Bank said to be ‘paved with fluke’; Schumer fears major job losses
“If it all looks bad, it might be because they don’t have enough information,” Bonnie Brady of the Long Island Commercial Fishing Association said of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s trawl surveys, which she believes are incomplete and therefore producing skewed data. Durell Godfrey

Building code proposal includes grandfather clause
East Hampton Town could further limit residential construction. A hearing on measures intended to preserve the town's architectural character will be on Thursday. David E. Rattray