Government

As if to emphasize the urgency of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Oct. 8 report stating that severe impacts of climate change are forecast as early as 2040 absent a radical and unprecedentedly rapid transformation of the global...
The East Hampton Town Trustees have set Nov. 11 as the opening date on which scallops can be taken from waters under their jurisdiction.
According to figures filed earlier this month, the Democratic candidate for East Hampton Town Board, David Lys, has a substantial financial edge over his Republican opponent, Manny Vilar.
The Town of East Hampton appears set to follow the lead of East Hampton Village in enacting a ban on polystyrene products, commonly referred to as Styrofoam.
Two sons of immigrants presented a case for their election to the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday as the East Hampton Clericus hosted David Lys and Manny Vilar at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.
With warnings about catastrophic climate change growing ever more urgent, the Town of East Hampton has moved proactively, having set a goal to achieve its energy needs from renewable sources.
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and his challenger, Manny Vilar, will meet in a debate. The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons has scheduled three debates ahead of the Nov. 6 election.
The Trump administration’s hardline policies regarding undocumented immigrants, and remarks by the president that many construe as racist, have fostered a climate of terror among the South Fork’s Latino community, its effect dramatically played out...
A joint effort that brought together the county, the trustees, the Nature Conservancy, and the town’s Natural Resources and Planning Departments resulted in targeted application of methoprene based on weekly mosquito larval sampling and its...
VoteHamptonNY, a nonpartisan interfaith initiative formed by the East Hampton Clericus in April to promote voter registration, engagement, and turnout, will host a forum for the candidates for East Hampton Town Board tonight at 7 at Calvary Baptist...
Gathering for Schneiderman A fund-raising event for Jay Schneiderman’s campaign for Suffolk County comptroller, which is expected to be the last before November’s election, will be held tomorrow. County Executive Steve Bellone will join...
Would-be New York voters have until the end of the day tomorrow to register to be eligible for the Nov. 6 election.
State officials may want to turn part of Camp Hero State Park in Montauk into a camping destination, with its sweeping panoramic views from atop the bluffs just west of Montauk Lighthouse, but several groups think that’s just one terrible idea.