Government

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of New York State's offshore wind blueprint on Thursday, a framework that could lead to a proposed 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk.
The venture capitalist Fred Wilson and his wife, Joanne Wilson, are planning a family compound on Seabreeze Lane in Amagansett and to do so want to tear down a house they received permission to build there in 2010. A permit from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals was, and would be, required because of the proximity of dunes and wetlands.
A public comment period on the Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for shore protection projects from Fire Island to Montauk Point, called the FIMP plan for short, has been extended to Oct. 19.
The former Child Development Center of the Hamptons school on Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton could become the town’s next senior citizens center.
A plan to replace the former Star Room nightclub on Montauk Highway in Wainscot with a car wash has sparked a firestorm of opposition.
Southampton Town residents belonging to the Conservative and Working Families Parties voted in favor of Town Justice Andrea Schiavoni to appear on those party lines come November.
They were preaching to the choir at Monday night’s meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee.
Southampton Town held off on approving an amendment for ground-mounted solar panels and Suffolk County re-established its tick control advisory committee.
The “never-ending saga of Driftwood Shores,” as the clerk of the East Hampton Town Trustees put it, was once again a topic at that body’s meeting on Monday.