Government

    The Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor has invited the public to watch the presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Wednesday, on Oct. 16 from Hofstra University in Hempstead, and on Oct. 22. They will be shown...
East Hampton Town Consider C.P.F. Buys     Two properties being eyed for preservation through a town purchase with the community preservation fund will be the subject of an East Hampton Town Board hearing next Thursday at 7 p....
    In the First Congressional District rematch, Representive Tim Bishop has 52 percent of the likely vote, a 13-point edge over Randy Altschuler, his Republican opponent, according to a Siena Research Institute press release issued...
    A preliminary plan to tear down the old Star Room, before that the Swamp nightclub, at East Gate Road and Montauk Highway in Wainscott, and replace it with a 5,400-square foot car wash, came before the East Hampton Town Planning...
    The United States Department of Commerce issued a disaster declaration last Thursday for New York State’s fishing communities, one that could pave the way for financial relief for hard-pressed commercial fishermen.
    Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming defeated Jennifer Maertz by a wide margin in a Democratic primary on Thursday to determine who will represent the party in a bid to unseat Republican State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle...
    A four-year battle that began in the spring of 2008 with the construction of  a gate at 17 Beverly Road in Springs may finally be drawing to a close, as the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals began preliminary...
Southampton Town Southampton Town Grants     Applications are now available for certified 501(c)3 organizations to apply for annual grants from the Town of Southampton. Human services grants assist organizations that help people...
    The Army Corps of Engineers is seeking a decision from East Hampton Town about what tack to take for future dredging of Montauk Harbor and erosion control along the nearby western shore.     At a town board...