Government

East Hampton Town Accolades for Financial Reporting East Hampton Town has received an award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the quality of its annual financial report.
The process of gaining town approval to put up an agricultural building on farmland would be simplified under a proposed revision to the East Hampton Town code that will be the subject of a hearing before the town board next Thursday. At present...
The town board voted last Thursday to move ahead with three property purchases using the community preservation fund, following hearings on the deals. Three lots on Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett totaling 2.6 acres will be purchased for $2.2...
An Oct. 8 letter from the Wainscott School Board to the district’s taxpayers about a proposed affordable housing development was called “inflammatory” and “a blindside” from “a very small but very vocal group...
The East Hampton Town Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2005, does not call for an end to commercial flights at the East Hampton Airport, as stated in a story that appeared last week. The authors of a letter asking for strict restrictions...
The East Hampton Town Trustees continued a discussion last week about the relocation of an erosion-threatened house on trustee-owned property at Lazy Point in Amagansett, agreeing in principle to support its relocation but insisting on a further...
Plans to move a 1,000-square-foot outbuilding from one spot to another on a Pantigo Road property that straddles neighborhood business and residential zones have residential neighbors crying foul. The nearly one-acre property at 458 Pantigo Road...
Montauk residents concerned about hunting on Fort Pond in proximity to the houses ringing its shores, as well as downtown Montauk, appealed to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday to restrict hunting on the pond. A petition with over 100...
An open meeting about proposed affordable housing developments in the Wainscott School District is scheduled for tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the St. Michael’s senior citizens housing complex on Montauk Highway in Amagansett.