Government

Following up on an agreement with the town board to share costs leading up to condemnation, the East Hampton Town Trustees delivered a check last Thursday for half the bill for the property survey.
Mid-Atlantic fishermen and their advocates told four members of Congress on Monday that inaccurate stock assessments needlessly limit their catch and endanger their livelihood.
On Dec. 1, the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals held a public hearing that the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre would have appreciated.
The owner of Rick’s Crabby Cowboy Cafe received approval to dredge the 22 slips at his Lake Montauk marina.
Santa Claus is due to arrive soon, and children and adults alike who hope to find drones under the tree will have no restrictions on flying them in the Village of Sag Harbor, at least until after the new year.
In a fast turnaround, the two major parties have selected candidates for the upcoming special election in the Town of Southampton to fill the vacancy left by Brad Bender, who resigned late last month after pleading guilty to a drug-related charge.
A request for an update on what one Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee member called “the big dig” prompted a heated hourlong discussion that had tempers flaring at a committee meeting.
The nine-person board will include five new members when it reconvenes next month.
East Hampton Town Pay Taxes Online Town of East Hampton property owners can pay their property tax bills online for the first time this year. The option, which allows access to current bills and prints receipts, will be available starting Dec....