East Hampton Town’s comprehensive plan, adopted in 2005, flat-out says no to rezoning any parcels in Amagansett for new commercial development.

The failure of the Department of Environmental Conservation to provide leadership in this matter should raise significant questions among state lawmakers about the agency’s function and capabilities

Accidents involving not-snow-ready vehicles and inexperienced or even unlicensed drivers have been plenty since the beginning of the year

The project could produce on the order of 40 megawatts of electricity

We should treat our visitors as we wish to be treated ourselves

Most officials here have accepted the 2-percent tax-increase cap as a fact of life, but it is nothing short of a revolution in two decimal places

Without state leadership, eastern Long Island’s towns and villages have been forced to go it alone

What is emerging is a picture of a budget that was fudged to make it appear balanced

Town board members were alerted to a roughly $300,000 hole in the sanitation fund, which was left in place by their predecessors

The waters have come up about a foot every 100 years and are coming faster