Government

The fate of Seamore’s, the seafood restaurant that opened this year at the Breakers Motel in Montauk, could hang on a decision by a State Supreme Court Justice as to whether it is subject to site plan approval.
Fred Havemeyer’s name was stricken last week from the September primary ballot in Southampton Town after two Suffolk County Board of Elections commissioners denied petitions that would have allowed him to challenge Supervisor Jay Schneiderman for...
Two Montauk restaurants that are allegedly transformed into nightclubs after dinner hours are feeling the heat this week, with East Hampton Town officials going to the State Supreme Court for injunctions to force them to operate according to the...
Stony Brook University has received a nearly $170,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support marine science and fisheries research.
A recreational vehicle parked at the Solé East resort on Second House Road in Montauk last weekend drew the attention of town officials, who observed a waste pipe running from the vehicle to a storm drain.
The Town of East Hampton is holding an online auction to sell surplus property.
Beginning in 2018, installation of advanced technology septic systems that treat waste for nitrogen will be required in East Hampton Town for new buildings, according to a law passed Tuesday by the town board.
The Long Island Rail Road may add midday service on the South and North Forks, and double weekend service to the North Fork during the summer, with the goals of providing more travel options and reducing traffic congestion. L.I.R.R. officials and a...
A brief but lively protest against tax cuts for the rich and the privatization of public infrastructure was held in front of the Water Mill home of one of President Trump's advisers on Friday afternoon.
The United States House of Representatives last week passed the Plum Island Preservation Act, which would prevent the federal government from selling the island to the highest bidder.
East Hampton Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc will sponsor a resolution expressing opposition to the expansion of offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean proposed by President Donald Trump.
The Surf Lodge is headed toward legalizing almost all the structures on its property after the East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals indicated Tuesday night that it would unanimously approve a series of variance requests from the owners, Jayma...
Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans a 15-turbine offshore wind farm approximately 30 miles from Montauk, has announced plans for an offshore wind farm paired with an energy storage system that would provide electricity to...