At a press conference last month, Representatives Lee Zeldin, center, Peter King, left, and Tom Suozzi, right, and other state and local officials and business interests highlighted their concerns about the proposed tax bill.

Christmas could become a dying ember if we are not careful
Durell Godfrey

Properties would pay annually based on output
Montauk's oceanfront motels would contribute as much as $250,000 each if a new central sewage plant is built, under a town proposal Jane Bimson

N.Y.C.L.U. takes case to the Appellate Division

Leonard Ackerman, representing Ronald Perelman, asked the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals to look favorably on his client's application to legalize several structures at the Creeks. Christopher Walsh

East Hampton High School students have been using e-cigarettes in bathrooms, a group of parents told the school board at a recent meeting. Christine Sampson

Jeanne Frankl, second from right, a co-chairwoman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee, watched Election Night results at Rowdy Hall. Ms. Frankl said this week she is pleased with the Democrats’ strong showing in November, but hopes a greater percentage of people will see the importance of voting in local elections. Durell Godfrey

Turned away by town, Gersh Academy founder vows to find another location

Clint Plummer of Deepwater Wind addressed a crowd at East Hampton Town Hall on Monday. Christopher Walsh