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The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals must weigh a request that would allow a retirement "dream house" on a half-acre, landlocked parcel. The site contains wetlands and dunes.
East Hampton Town’s Republican and Democratic Committees have finalized their respective slates of candidates for the nine-member town trustee board. On Monday, the East Hampton Town Republican Committee announced that Susan Vorpahl, a...
Diana Weir will become the director of housing in Southampton Town's Land Management Department on June 1.
East Hampton Town finished 2016 firmly in the black with a positive balance of $29 million, a historic high, according to town officials.
National Grid Generation plans to construct a five-megawatt battery facility on an undeveloped parcel on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.
A dark cloud over a proposed car wash in Wainscott grew darker on April 19, when the East Hampton Town Planning Board, by a 5-to-1 vote, asked the Planning Department to prepare a memorandum examining the environmental impact of the proposal.
A representative of the Rhode Island company that is planning a 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles off Montauk faced sharp questions from fishermen and other residents at the East Hampton Town Trustees meeting on Monday.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has been traveling the county this week promoting a proposal to establish a grant and loan program to help homeowners through out the county replace antiquated septic systems with new ones that remove nitrogen.
Howard Lutnick, the chairman and chief operating officer of Cantor Fitzgerald, may soon have a permit to build a one-and-a-half-story, 11,850-square-foot barn and a basketball court on his Bridgehampton estate, following a settlement with the Town of Southampton that ends a decade-old dispute.
A new television show created for LTV, the local cable provider, by members of the nonpartisan East Hampton Group for Good Government had begun focusing on key issues through discussions and interviews with public officials, experts, and community leaders.
At its meeting on Monday night, the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee was given a window into the current pedestrian and traffic safety analysis of the hamlet’s Main Street.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of an initiative to require manufacturers of household cleaning products sold in New York to disclose chemical ingredients on their websites.
Real estate transactions in the first quarter of 2017 raised less money for the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund than they did in the first months of 2016, although the number of sales was virtually the same.