Government

Plans are moving forward to replace East Hampton Town’s senior citizen center on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton with a new, larger building on the same site.
Despite its many nature trails through preserved tracts of woods, East Hampton Town lacks even one for people who need a smooth, flat surface — the wheelchair-bound, the elderly, those who are injured or less agile — can enjoy the outdoors, Mario Bladuell, an East Hampton resident, told the town board this week.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals seemed to be navigating through a foggy sea regarding businesses in residential districts Tuesday night, after a public hearing on an unusual Wainscott proposal.
A Southampton Town Highway Department employee was suspended and new laws for Uber in Southampton.
Officials from PSEG Long Island this week outlined their plan to begin replacing utility poles throughout East Hampton as part of a federally funded project.
There was a sea change in the ownership of the Harbor restaurant at the Montauk docks this week, with the old management group bowing out and a new group, Grey Lady restaurant, stepping in.
As the Army Corps of Engineers finishes its project on the downtown Montauk beach, public discussion is turning an effort to build up and protect the beach west of the Lake Montauk inlet.
Reg Cornelia, an 18-year member of the East Hampton Republican Committee and its vice chairman since 2014, was elected to lead the committee on Wednesday night, prevailing over Amos Goodman, a recent, unsuccessful candidate for the Suffolk County Legislature.
Residents of the South Fork will add their voices to a clamorous debate on Tuesday when they vote in the first New York State presidential primary in recent memory that is expected to play a substantial role in determining the major parties’ nominees in November.