Government

The idea of allowing cars from outside the area to park along streets in their neighborhood continues to rankle residents of the area, a small square of streets bordered by Montauk Highway and the Atlantic Ocean on Napeague.
After a Wednesday raid, East Hampton Town officials alleged that the Hampton Country Day Camp stuffed 25 counselors into a legally four-bedroom house amid squalid conditions.
Two issues related to the reinforced dune to be built by the Army Corps of Engineers along the downtown Montauk beach appeared to have been resolved this week after discussions
Village representatives defend their work to maintain state of the beaches.
East Hampton Town has appealed a federal court injunction barring implementation of a law that would have restricted the noisiest aircraft using East Hampton Airport to one round trip per week.
The former Florida governor, who officially announced his presidential candidacy two weeks ago, met with old friends and made some new ones during a busy day in East Hampton on Saturday.
David King, the Springs fire chief, keeps a tight watch on the department’s Facebook page, especially after an unexpected post implied poor conduct.
In response to the recent uprising by residents against what they describe as an unruly and rowdy environment this summer in Montauk, East Hampton Town officials are taking a multi-pronged approach to deal with issues.
Word has been received that the so-called 2-percent cap on how much the town may increase property taxes will be less than 1 percent next year unless a majority of the town board votes to pierce it.