Government

Seven years after twice seizing cars and other belongings from a property on Navy Road in Montauk, the East Hampton Town Board has settled a civil rights lawsuit brought by the homeowner.
A comprehensive financial audit of LTV, the nonprofit organization that provides public access cable TV in East Hampton and is funded largely by the town, found no misappropriation of funds but pinpointed 19 financial practices that fell short.
The preservation of Plum Island is one step closer after a bill to block its sale by the federal government passed the House on Tuesday in a unanimous, bipartisan vote.
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has joined the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in the latter group’s motion to oppose the designation of an offshore marine monument in the Northeast Atlantic, which environmental groups support.
The need for seasonal work-force housing is a crisis that only a multifaceted approach will resolve, according to those who spoke yesterday at a breakfast symposium organized by the East Hampton Business Alliance.
Guilty on zoning charges, Cyril’s begins to remodel.
A State Supreme Court Justice has rejected a lawsuit brought by the owners of a Montauk Shores Condominium trailer against the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
Carter Burwell, a composer of cinema scores, and his wife, Christine Sciulli, an artist, were rejected for the second time since 2013 in an attempt to expand their house at 39 Marine Boulevard in Amagansett and to add an accessory structure to the property as a working studio for Mr. Burwell.
Four days of what are expected to be intensive public sessions, called charettes, will get underway in earnest next week in each of East Hampton Town’s hamlets in a process intended to result in plans for the business centers of each hamlet.
Southampton Town C.S.E.A. Grievance
"The preference will be for East Hampton Town year-rounders, living here or working here full time," said Katy Casey, executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, "with priority given to fire department volunteers, emergency medical technicians, and veterans."
A jury in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Friday found the corporation run by Cyril Fitzsimons, the namesake for Cyril’s Fish House, guilty of 45 misdemeanors related to the illegal expansion of the popular roadside Napeague bar and restaurant.