Government

The Sagaponack Village Board will hold a public hearing on Nov. 13 on proposed deer fence regulations. The change would allow the board to grant fence permits to bona fide farmers who want to protect cash crops, while denying permits to homeowners...
For many years, commercial fishermen in New York have complained about the inequities they faced in the numbers­­­ of summer flounder they could land (as well as other popular species), when compared to other states along the East Coast. The fight...
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public scoping meeting on the construction and operations plan submitted by Deepwater Wind for its proposed South Fork Wind Farm on Nov. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in...
Southampton Town Owners of historic properties who are having trouble maintaining them can apply for a 2019 landmarks maintenance program award. The deadline is Dec. 28.  Award money can be used to support projects that contribute to the...
The race to represent New York’s First Congressional District was roiled by accusations of fraud by both candidates this week, with mailings sent to voters being at the heart of dual controversies.
Weeks before the Nov. 6 election, Representative Lee Zeldin holds an eight-point lead over his challenger, Perry Gershon of East Hampton, in the race to represent New York’s First Congressional District, according to a New York Times Upshot/Siena...
As the town planning board’s early engagement with just one stakeholder — the Tintle family, owners of a 70.4-acre sand and gravel pit in Wainscott through Wainscott Commercial Center L.L.C. — already suggests, it’s going to be a long and laborious...
As if to emphasize the urgency of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Oct. 8 report stating that severe impacts of climate change are forecast as early as 2040 absent a radical and unprecedentedly rapid transformation of the global...
The East Hampton Town Trustees have set Nov. 11 as the opening date on which scallops can be taken from waters under their jurisdiction.
According to figures filed earlier this month, the Democratic candidate for East Hampton Town Board, David Lys, has a substantial financial edge over his Republican opponent, Manny Vilar.
The Town of East Hampton appears set to follow the lead of East Hampton Village in enacting a ban on polystyrene products, commonly referred to as Styrofoam.
Two sons of immigrants presented a case for their election to the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday as the East Hampton Clericus hosted David Lys and Manny Vilar at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.
With warnings about catastrophic climate change growing ever more urgent, the Town of East Hampton has moved proactively, having set a goal to achieve its energy needs from renewable sources.