Government

A federal judge has denied a court request that would have temporarily halted the Army Corps of Engineers’ downtown Montauk project, notably citing what he said was the corps's conclusion that it would "not have a significant impact on the environment."
A crowd of close to 300 turned out last Thursday night for a much-anticipated hearing before the East Hampton Town Board on a proposed town law establishing a rental registry.
Four oceanfront house lots rather than town park. A different proposal for the East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain in Montauk was before the East Hampton Town Planning Board last week.
The almost yearlong negotiation between the East Hampton Town Trustees and residents of Lazy Point in Amagansett, who lease the land on which their houses stand from the trustees, was finally completed on Nov. 10 with the trustees voting 6 to 1 to...
In one corner is the soon-to-be Southampton Town supervisor, Jay Schneiderman. In the other are Carla and Christopher Concannon, owners of a house under construction at 747 Old Montauk Highway.
Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender resigned Tuesday as he took a federal plea deal for illegally distributing prescription drugs in exchange for cash and steroids over a three-year period.
In a small victory for dark-sky advocates, the East Hampton Village Board bowed to opposition from residents of the village agreeing to modify proposed amendments to its lighting code with the aim of reducing sky glow.
An unofficial recount of the votes for East Hampton Town trustee, including absentee ballots, has shifted that body's expected majority even more in the Democrats' favor, from the 5-4 expected on election night, to 6-3.
A crowd of close to 300 attended a hearing Thursday night before the East Hampton Town Board on a proposed town law establishing a rental registry.
East Hampton Town Board members and the town trustees have reached an agreement under which the two governing bodies will jointly pursue and finance the acquisition and condemnation of approximately 4,000 feet of the ocean beach on Napeague, the subject of two lawsuits.
The East Hampton Town Board will hold a hearing tonight on the proposed establishment of a rental registry. According to draft legislation, owners of properties to be rented would be required to file with the town and receive a rental registry number before advertising for tenants.
A sandbag seawall being built to armor the downtown Montauk ocean shore will be completed, East Hampton Town officials insisted Monday, despite a swell of vehement protest that arose after work by the Army Corps of Engineers got under way early this month.
East Hampton Town has dropped a charge against the manager of the Surf Lodge on Edgemere Street in Montauk for putting up a sign without consulting with the town’s architectural review board, according to the manager’s lawyers.