Government

An informational session about the Suffolk County Aquaculture lease program, under which 10-acre parcels are leased for private, commercial shellfish cultivation, will be held at Town Hall next month, the East Hampton Town Trustees announced at...
After a plan for a water cistern on high ground in Amagansett ran into opposition from neighbors last spring, the Suffolk County Water Authority regrouped and will now hold a public hearing on a new concept on Monday at 6 p.m. in the East Hampton...
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who won election to the town board in his own right on Nov. 6 after being appointed to the seat in January, earned an overwhelming 71.4 percent of the vote, according to the final results released this week by...
Immediate steps should be taken and community preservation fund money allocated to alleviate runoff of contaminated water into Lake Montauk and the Atlantic Ocean in Montauk’s downtown, the East Hampton Town Board was told at its work session on...
A recent move by the Trump administration could lead the way to oil and gas exploration and extraction off the Atlantic coast.
With the resignation and subsequent arraignment of Amos Goodman, the now-former chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, the party must seek a new leader.
Two former East Hampton political party leaders are being charged with fraud related to signatures gathered on nominating petitions ahead of November's election, court records show.
Two hundred and twenty balloons have been collected from East Hampton Town beaches in the course of 15 beach cleanups organized by the Surfrider Foundation’s Eastern Long Island chapter this year, and each represents a hazard to wildlife, the group’...
East Hampton Town has an opportunity to purchase and repurpose the building on Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton that housed the Child Development Center of the Hamptons, which closed in 2016, the town’s attorney told the town board at its Nov. 20...
The Empire State Trail, a continuous bicycling and pedestrian path that is to span the state from New York City to Canada and Buffalo to Albany upon its expected completion in 2020, may also extend to Long Island, the East Hampton Town Board was...
Despite objections from farmers to a proposed law on the installation of eight-foot-high deer fences, which they said would be burdensome, the Sagaponack Village Board passed the measure without revision last week.
The building plan for the subdivision of one of the most visible of the South Fork’s remaining farmland vistas, a 41-acre parcel on Montauk Highway in Sagaponack, will be given a public hearing on Dec. 10.
A Southampton Town Board proposal on how the town’s citizens advisory committees operate drew harsh criticism from the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee at a meeting Monday night. The committees, appointed volunteers who represent the...