Government

As Ditch Plain neighbors and their attorney made the case on Tuesday for the revocation of a certificate of occupancy for a motel at 11 Ditch Plains Road in Montauk.
Concerned about a dearth of year-round, affordable housing, East Hampton Town officials are working on changes that encourage more legal apartments in existing buildings.
With a handshake and a “Hello,” Tom Knobel, the Republican candidate for East Hampton Town supervisor, introduced himself to a few dozen folks on Tuesday morning at One Stop Market in East Hampton. His hope was to put a face to the...
A conversation with Lisa Mulhern-Larsen immediately yields one conclusion: She is unabashedly proud of the accomplishments of her children, all six of them, who are between the ages of 17 and 23. Four are in college all over the country, and last...
Margaret Turner bundled up in a warm coat on Monday afternoon, ready to spend a few hours walking door-to-door in East Hampton as part of her campaign for a seat on the town board. She forgot to bring a pair of gloves, though, and by the time she...
Eighteen candidates are vying to become East Hampton Town Trustees, whose nine members manage common lands on behalf of the public by virtue of the Dongan Patent of 1686. Those elected will serve a two-year term.
In an event hosted by Concerned Citizens of Montauk at the hamlet's firehouse, Tom Knobel, the Republican Committee chairman and its candidate for supervisor, said several times that the town board had worked too often on new laws behind closed doors and held too many executive sessions.
Financial filings with the New York State Board of Elections indicate that roughly three-quarters of the money raised by East Hampton Republicans since June has come from businesses and individuals with ties to the town’s airport.
An East Hampton Town rental registry law has been honed and is being readied for a hearing that will provide an opportunity for members of the public to give their opinions on the draft legislation to the town board.