Government

The Department of Environmental Conservation has announced the reopening of approximately 4,000 acres of shellfish habitat in the Towns of Southampton, Riverhead, and Southold.
A federal judge has agreed to an injunction sought by aviation interests blocking East Hampton Town from imposing strict limits on helicopters and other loud aircraft using the municipal airport in Wainscott.
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who manage many of the town’s beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, have asked the public to help fight aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicide methoprene on waters under their jurisdiction.
A proposed law that would limit the ability of East Hampton motels to add a restaurant or bar drew support, critique, and criticism last Thursday night during a hearing before the East Hampton Town Board.
A petition asking the East Hampton Town Board to deny permits for large events on Montauk’s downtown green has gathered over 200 signatures since Memorial Day weekend.
Ed Deyermond, who was re-elected last week to another term on the Sag Harbor Village Board, is going to have a new 9-to-5 job as of next week, though it’s one with which he is very familiar.
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has endorsed Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst in her bid for Congress.
An archeological survey of close to three acres at the corner of East Hampton’s North Main and Cedar Streets could reveal the locations of wind-powered sawmills once on the site.
A group of 10 coastal planning experts appointed last week to a Town of East Hampton Coastal Resiliency Project Advisory Committee will guide the town in its development of a Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan, called CARP, over the next two years.