Government

“I leave with only positive thoughts,” former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst said on Friday, three days after her campaign to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District ended with a loss.
A State Supreme Court Justice has ruled that the 4,000-foot-long strip of sand popularly known as Truck Beach does not belong to a group of nearby homeowners, nor does a nearby 1,500-foot stretch in front of the White Sands Resort Hotel.
A one-year moratorium on development in Wainscott is expected to be approved by the East Hampton Town Board, perhaps as early as at a meeting tonight, after an initial vote was delayed at the request of Councilman Fred Overton to make time for...
The team representing Marc Rowan — who wants to knock down four small cottages on Firestone Road in Montauk and replace them with three larger ones, each with its own small pool — failed to convince a majority of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to override a building inspector’s ruling that is holding up his plans.
At their meeting on Monday, the East Hampton Town Trustees basked in the Nov. 4 State Supreme Court decision dismissing private property owners’ claims to sections of the beach at Napeague, but they quickly turned their attention to the use of a mosquito larvicide called methoprene on the lands and waterways under their jurisdiction.
Despite the nationwide rallies and candlelight vigils protesting the election of Donald Trump last week, those who voted for him on Nov. 8 remain steadfast. The president-elect won Suffolk County, though not the South Fork, yet his support here was still strong
East Hampton Town Landlord and Tenant Rights
East Hampton Town will take its effort to enact curfews and other restrictions at East Hampton Airport to the United States Supreme Court.
A state court has ruled that private property owners do not own two disputed portions of ocean beach on Napeague and rejected a claim that people who used four-wheel-drive vehicles to get there to swim, picnic, or sunbathe were a public nuisance.