Government

The Trump administration’s hardline policies regarding undocumented immigrants, and remarks by the president that many construe as racist, have fostered a climate of terror among the South Fork’s Latino community, its effect dramatically played out...
A joint effort that brought together the county, the trustees, the Nature Conservancy, and the town’s Natural Resources and Planning Departments resulted in targeted application of methoprene based on weekly mosquito larval sampling and its...
VoteHamptonNY, a nonpartisan interfaith initiative formed by the East Hampton Clericus in April to promote voter registration, engagement, and turnout, will host a forum for the candidates for East Hampton Town Board tonight at 7 at Calvary Baptist...
Gathering for Schneiderman A fund-raising event for Jay Schneiderman’s campaign for Suffolk County comptroller, which is expected to be the last before November’s election, will be held tomorrow. County Executive Steve Bellone will join...
Would-be New York voters have until the end of the day tomorrow to register to be eligible for the Nov. 6 election.
State officials may want to turn part of Camp Hero State Park in Montauk into a camping destination, with its sweeping panoramic views from atop the bluffs just west of Montauk Lighthouse, but several groups think that’s just one terrible idea.
Concerned that the formula by which parking requirements are determined may not adequately address actual needs for some businesses, the East Hampton Town Board is proposing a zoning code amendment that would change that formula for bars, taverns,...
In a hoped-for development in the ongoing effort to install approximately 45,000 feet of water main in Wainscott, a project with an estimated price tag of $24 million that will allow property owners access to public water, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has...
Public hearings on a series of studies aimed at developing long-range plans for each of East Hampton Town’s hamlets will begin tonight at Town Hall, when the town board takes comments on a Wainscott hamlet study and an overall business study.
Assemblyman Fred. W. Thiele Jr. has picked up two more endorsements as he runs to keep the seat he has held since 1996.
An organization founded by former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a mass shooting in her Arizona district in 2011, has endorsed Perry Gershon’s campaign to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in the Nov. 6 election to...
East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc issued a tentative 2019 budget last Thursday calling for a 3.73-percent spending increase, or $2.9 million, over the current budget.
The East Hampton Town Board agreed last Thursday to issue bonds through which it will spend up to $200,000 for a map, plan, and report, including a cost estimate, of the proposed creation of a beach erosion-control district in downtown Montauk.