Government

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.
As myriad protests against President Donald J. Trump’s executive orders and apparent intentions continue around the country, tensions have mounted in the First Congressional District, where constituents have held rallies targeting Representative Lee I. Zeldin
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Tuesday a proposal to accelerate the use of renewable heating and cooling technologies to stimulate the clean energy economy.
Moody’s Investors Service, which evaluates municipalities, schools, businesses, and other entities on their ability to repay short-term debt, has affirmed the town’s AAA rating, the highest level possible.
With the snow falling steadily, officials are telling residents to stay off the roads and let highway crews do their work without vehicular traffic.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Tuesday night has been canceled. The four public hearings concerning applications for variances that were to take place will be held, instead, in March. The new date will be...
Representative Lee Zeldin defended the executive order barring entry by citizens of the seven countries, but at the same time said he would ensure that any misapplication of the order would be corrected.
In order “to streamline the regulatory process without sacrificing meaningful environmental review,” the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed amending SEQRA.
Two small lots with summer houses on them were before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday.
The 2016 pilot program in which individuals and families participated in a community oyster garden in Three Mile Harbor should be expanded to Hog Creek, the director of East Hampton Town’s shellfish hatchery told the town trustees on Monday.
A South Fork railroad service that could accommodate those commuting into East Hampton Town for work, a service that has long been discussed and was instituted for a short-term trial in 2006, is feasible, Long Island Rail Road officials agreed at a...
Several baymen insisted before the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday, often loudly, that Accabonac Harbor must be dredged, and quickly, to allow them to maintain their livelihood.