Government

David Gruber, a former chairman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee and its 2001 candidate for supervisor, has declared his candidacy for a seat on the town board and launched the East Hampton Reform Democrats, which he describes as a...
Accabonac Harbor in Springs has been spared, at least for the time being, from Suffolk County’s annual aerial application of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide.
Cate Rogers was elected chairwoman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee on June 20, the culmination of a months-long changing of the guard that saw accusations of manipulating the process and a lawsuit that was dismissed.
The State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced $1.6 million in grants to East Hampton, Brookhaven, Islip, and Hempstead to expand and upgrade public shellfish hatcheries.
In an effort to improve conditions at the three parking lots serving the Ditch Plain ocean beach in Montauk, the East Hampton Town Board amended the town code at its meeting last Thursday, and also voted to prohibit parking on the entirety of Leeton...
Until recently, groups of 10 to 25 people were able to visit Plum Island, an uninhabited 840-acre question-mark-shape island in Long Island Sound and a wildlife sanctuary a mile and a half off Orient Point named for its beach plums.
Improvements along Springs-Fireplace Road, extended public comment period on potential lease areas for offshore wind energy development, a lawsuit has been filed against six companies that manufacture hazardous firefighting foam, bereavement as a...
Registered Democrats in the First Congressional District will go to polling stations on Tuesday to choose a candidate to face Representative Lee Zeldin in the Nov. 6 general election. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Absentee ballots must be...
As part of an effort to remediate the harmful algae that have regularly bloomed in Three Mile Harbor since the 1980s, the chairman of the town’s water quality technical advisory committee recommended on Tuesday that the town board pursue several...
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who assert jurisdiction over most of the town’s beaches, bottomlands, and waterways, are apparently divided as to whether or not to grant a lease to Deepwater Wind to land the transmission cable of the proposed South...
Residents of Amagansett and members of its citizens advisory committee chided the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday over its June 7 vote to allow the East Hampton Library’s annual Authors Night fund-raiser and children’s fair to be held at 555...
The State Department of Environmental Conservation announced $1.6 million in grants to East Hampton, Brookhaven, Islip, and Hempstead to expand and upgrade public shellfish hatcheries. The grants, announced yesterday, support Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s...
The East Hampton Town Board will hold a hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on proposed parking restrictions at the lots serving the popular Ditch Plain ocean beach in Montauk.