Government

Led by a team of planning consultants, a town-wide project that will bring residents, business owners, and officials together to shape the future of East Hampton’s commercial areas got under way this week.
Winter northeasters expose septic, drainage systems, and threaten bathhouse.
A meeting of Montauk Shores Condominiums owners will take place at the trailer park’s clubhouse on Saturday at noon at which, according to a letter inviting their attendance, “the most exciting news to reach Montauk Shores in decades” will be presented.
Information about the effectiveness of the two East Hampton Airport curfews imposed before last year’s summer season will be presented at Town Hall tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Southampton Town officials are calling for a year-long moratorium on all new planned development district applications so that the town board can address what the supervisor called “real problems within the law.”
Four hundred and sixty-three thousand gallons of sewage have not entered waterways over the last six years, thanks in large part to the East Hampton Town Trustees’ pump-out boat program.
Maritza Guichay hopes to serve as a voice for the growing Latino population long removed from local government. She co-chairs the Town of East Hampton’s newly formed Latino advisory committee.
The Nov. 30 shutdown of Health Republic Insurance of New York, a nonprofit cooperative established in connection with the Affordable Care Act, left policyholders scrambling to find new coverage and health care providers short millions of dollars.
The East Hampton Town Planning Department has recommended the denial of two applications from waterfront property holders.