Government

The Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust is moving forward with a plan to rebuild eight cottages on Route 114 just outside Sag Harbor Village for use as affordable housing, representatives told the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.
Frans H. and Dalal Preidel, who own a small cottage on a dune at the beach terminus of South Edison Street in Montauk, got a Valentine’s Day gift Tuesday night from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, which informally agreed to allow them to remove an outdoor shower and deck and replace it with a shed.
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.