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

Mr. Cantwell has said he will see that agendas are circulated at least two days before each meeting and work session

An increasing number of property owners here and around the country have become aware of steep increases in their premiums, the result of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

This winter’s story has not been one of cold but rather how mild it has been

Words fail to come close to the feeling of terror and helplessness as flesh strikes metal

The developers have not gone away and could be expected to consider alternate plans