Government

Cynthia Rowley, a trendsetter who designs everything from handbags to lifestyles and has a number of Montauk properties, including a shop downtown, owns a small lot consisting mostly of wetlands at 69 Seaside Avenue, which is at the western tip of Ditch Plain.
A report to the East Hampton Town Board last week by LTV, the nonprofit cable TV organization that provides public access and government and education programming on Channels 20 and 22 in East Hampton Town, laid to rest questions about how well it was handling its budget, a large portion of which comes from the town.
Rebates that could cover the full cost of new, nonpolluting septic systems for property owners in areas considered environmentally sensitive are outlined in draft legislation now before the East Hampton Town Board.
While the local Republicans cannot hold an official nominating convention until the Suffolk County Republican Committee holds its own, the party’s slate of candidates for town board is set.
After designing a pilot program approved by the East Hampton Town Board through which restaurants in downtown Montauk can apply for approval to offer sidewalk dining within a set of guidelines, the town’s business advisory committee has turned its sights to the practice by some takeout food shops of offering a handful of seats for customers.
The East Hampton Town Republican Committee was poised to screen its final candidate to run for town board last night, just days after officially endorsing Gerard Larsen for one of the two seats.
East Hampton Town Support for Immigrants In response to recent expressions nationwide of anti-immigrant sentiment and new federal immigration enforcement policy East Hampton Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force has issued a statement expressing its...
A decades-long East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department practice of reusing industrial metal barrels for trash cans in public places has been halted after an employee, who felt ill after clearing barrels of chemical residue, raised questions about it.
Six weeks after several baymen insisted that Accabonac Harbor had to be dredged, and quickly, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed on Monday to hire Patrick Bistrian, an East Hampton excavation contractor, to get the work done. Excavation began yesterday.
More than 150 people crowded into Clinton Academy in East Hampton last Thursday for a look at the future of electricity generation, as representatives of Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island company, presented its recently approved plan to construct a wind farm 30 miles offshore.
East Hampton Town is continuing its focus on achieving its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy, and an expected $100,000 state grant will give a boost to those efforts.
Walker Bragman, 28, is spearheading a rally against drug addiction and a call for more teen space at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
A settlement has been reached between East Hampton Town and Jay Jacobs, an owner of the Hampton Country Day Camp in East Hampton, who was cited by East Hampton Town for using a house he owns at 17 Ocean Boulevard in East Hampton as a dormitory for camp staff.