Government

Bridgehampton residents want South­­­ampton Town officials to tighten the reins on the owners of a horse farm who are looking for retroactive planning board approval of work done without permission.
A proposed expansion of the community oyster garden that was launched in Three Mile Harbor last year took a step forward on Monday when the East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to put in motion a process that would double the size of that garden while establishing another in Hog Creek.
The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee elected Ilissa Meyer to serve as co-chairwoman with Jeanne Frankl, its longtime leader, last week. Ms. Frankl will retire following the Nov. 7 election. The committee also elected Afton DiSunno as treasurer...
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a hearing on Tuesday on an application from Adam Lindemann to build a 450-square-foot pool, a patio, and a pergola on the more than five-acre compound in Montauk that once belonged to Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey. The work requires Z.B.A. approval, including a variance to build closer than...
Amber Waves Farm, a not-for-profit educational farm that runs a 150-member community supported agriculture program in Amagansett, has purchased the farmland on which it has operated for the last eight years, as well as the attached Amagansett Farmers Market, from Margaret de Cuevas.
Local Government Briefs
While pledging to await East Hampton Town Trustee opinion before taking action, the members of the East Hampton Town Board, at a work session on Feb. 7, were generally in favor of amending the town code regulations on beach driving, as outlined by Michael Sendlenski, the town attorney
The existing radio system, with four channels for talking and one for control, was designed to accommodate a total of 250 users; at last count, 10 years ago, the number of users had risen to 700.
A proposal to expand what has been dubbed a community oyster garden, which was launched in Three Mile Harbor last year, to Hog Creek is a step closer to reality, the director of the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery told the East Hampton Town...
The Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust is moving forward with a plan to rebuild eight cottages on Route 114 just outside Sag Harbor Village for use as affordable housing, representatives told the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.
Frans H. and Dalal Preidel, who own a small cottage on a dune at the beach terminus of South Edison Street in Montauk, got a Valentine’s Day gift Tuesday night from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, which informally agreed to allow them to remove an outdoor shower and deck and replace it with a shed.
Reports this morning that a “Russian spy ship” was patrolling near Long Island set off a firestorm on social media, but a representative for the United States Coast Guard, who spoke with The Star around noon, said citizens had no reason to be alarmed.
Property owners in East Hampton Town could receive rebates of up to $15,000 toward replacing failed or inadequate septic waste systems.