Government

Village representatives defend their work to maintain state of the beaches.
East Hampton Town has appealed a federal court injunction barring implementation of a law that would have restricted the noisiest aircraft using East Hampton Airport to one round trip per week.
The former Florida governor, who officially announced his presidential candidacy two weeks ago, met with old friends and made some new ones during a busy day in East Hampton on Saturday.
David King, the Springs fire chief, keeps a tight watch on the department’s Facebook page, especially after an unexpected post implied poor conduct.
In response to the recent uprising by residents against what they describe as an unruly and rowdy environment this summer in Montauk, East Hampton Town officials are taking a multi-pronged approach to deal with issues.
Word has been received that the so-called 2-percent cap on how much the town may increase property taxes will be less than 1 percent next year unless a majority of the town board votes to pierce it.
Republican candidates for office gathered at East Hampton Point restaurant last Thursday, promising if elected to deliver the effective leadership they said is now in short supply.
East Hampton Town today appealed a federal court injunction that barred the implementation of a law adopted in April that would have restricted the noisiest aircraft to one trip per week at East Hampton Airport.
Responding to concerns about burning embers left under the sand and the debris left behind after nighttime beach fires, the town board has proposed a new requirement that all beach fires be built in metal containers.