Government

The East Hampton Town Planning Board held a public hearing on March 28 on a site plan that would allow AT&T to place cellphone antenna panels on a World War II-era fire-control tower at the Montauk Lighthouse.
A jury found a Northwest Woods man charged with violating East Hampton Town’s rental registry law in 2016 not guilty after a trial at East Hampton Town Justice Court last week.
The former Boys and Girls Harbor campsite on Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton, may see a renovation that would include a covered pavilion. The creation of more accessible trails that adhere to Americans With Disabilities Act requirements has also...
“I really have that strong understanding of how federal policy comes down and intersects with local policy — what happens on the ground,” David Pechefsky said of his tenure as the New York City Council’s assistant director for housing and economic...
In light of the fall 2017 detection of chemical contamination of more than 100 wells in Wainscott and the recent discovery of concentrations of lead and chemicals in the surface water and aquifer around the Sand Land mine on the Bridgehampton-Noyac...
The East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery disseminated about 40 million oysters, clams, and scallops into town waters last year, but enjoyed more success with clams and oysters than with scallops.
New York has filed a petition with the federal government to establish fair quota allocations for the state’s commercial harvest of fluke.
Ronald S. Baron, the billionaire owner of a string of beachfront properties on East Hampton's Further Lane lost a bid to build a walkway through the protected double dunes there. The same week, a higher court rejected his appeal of an earlier...
The East Hampton Town Board plans to issue a request for proposals for a 30-bed seasonal housing structure to be situated on town-owned property at Montauk Harbor.
Students organized buses to Washington, D.C., and a protest in Sag Harbor and many traveled to New York City on Saturday as the March for Our Lives in the nation's capital was mirrored by hundreds of similar events across the country calling for...
Plans that were developed to address a scarcity of parking, dangerous conditions created by overcrowding, emergency vehicle access, and drainage issues clashed on Tuesday with residents’ collective frustration that Montauk’s rural character is...
Clearing has begun for an energy-storage facility on a site between Fort Pond and Fort Pond Bay in Montauk after a sharply divided East Hampton Town Planning Board voted to approve the project on March 14.
A Southampton lawyer is taking the Town of East Hampton and several chemical manufacturers to court over the contamination of drinking water in Wainscott.