Government

The federal government’s plan to sell Plum Island, a former animal disease research center off Orient Point, will be subject of a public hearing on Monday.
One sure sign of summer in recent years is the chokepoint on Montauk Highway on Napeague in the vicinity of Cyril’s bar and restaurant, where patrons parking up and down the highway shoulder and looking to cross the highway, which has a 55-...
Georgica Pond will remain closed to crabbing until further notice, the East Hampton Town Trustees decided at their meeting on Tuesday, because of the persistent bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, which appeared last month. Meanwhile,...
A proposed $73.5 million East Hampton Town spending plan would result in a 1.8-percent tax increase and add funding for police and code enforcement.
Six separate legal actions challenging the policies and laws adopted by the town this year to reduce the impact on residents across the East End of noise from aircraft using East Hampton Airport will cost close to $1 million, or even more, in legal fees this year.
Amagansett’s decades-old call for a public restroom in its town-owned parking lot behind Main Street, the existence of which would relieve not only tourists but the staff of the Amagansett Library, the business district’s only public...
Shoppers who have grown accustomed to taking their own reusable bags into the grocery store will have to put those hard-working totes to more extensive use as a ban in East Hampton Town on the use of thin, “single-use” plastic bags goes into effect Tuesday.
Montauk was the focus at the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Tuesday when members voted to hold a second public hearing on an application for construction on the oceanfront at Ditch Plain and approved an application from National...
The East Hampton Star and the East Hampton Group for Good Government will co-host a debate with candidates for supervisor and town board on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Emergency Services Building in East Hampton.