Government

Citing the damages already done to the beach in Montauk, Defend H20 withdrew its lawsuit over the Army Corps of Engineers's sandbag seawall project this week.
Two Democrats hoping to run for the House of Representatives in November articulated nearly identical views on First Congressional District, national, and international issues at a forum hosted by East Hampton Democrats.
A high tide during Monday’s snowstorm caused floodwaters from Gardiner’s Bay and Accabonac Harbor to inundate Gerard Drive in Springs and also caused flooding along Napeague Meadow Road on Napeague, where the water was two feet deep in places.
Two waterfront property owners received variances to replace existing houses at Tuesday’s session of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. One is at the Ditch Plain condominium complex in Montauk, the other in the Georgica Association in Wainscott.
Air quality problems in the pool area at the East Hampton Y.M.C.A. RECenter are to be addressed soon with a two-pronged approach, thanks to fund-raising by the Hampton Lifeguard Association and the center’s board of managers.
South Fork veterans will get a bigger break on their property taxes soon and, depending on where they live, could see decreases in their school taxes as well.
East Hampton Town officials are moving to make permanent an existing ban on drinking at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.
The East Hampton Town Planning Board got its first look at a site plan for a new car wash business last week and found it fairly sparkling.
More than two months after the resignation of Brad Bender, the Southampton Town Board became whole again.
Three fish kills in the Peconic River last summer were the result of rising water temperatures, elevated levels of nitrogen, and harmful algal blooms, according to a study by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, and researchers at Stony Brook and Cornell Universities.
East Hampton Town East Deck Land Is Rezoned A zoning change approved by the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday paves the way for the subdivision and redevelopment of oceanfront property in Montauk that is the site of the East Deck Motel.
Members of a new committee that will serve as a liaison to East Hampton Town’s Latino community are to be appointed tonight by the East Hampton Town Board. The move is an “effort to communicate and educate, but also to have a dialogue...
The East Hampton Town Planning Board discussed applications from three cellphone companies on Jan. 27, all at different stages of the site plan review process. Two of the proposals call for placing antennas on existing structures; the third...