Government

    When the Clintons darken a restaurant’s door, everything stops, at least for a while. Flashing camera phones and applause filled the packed house, on Friday, when word spread that former President Bill Clinton, Secretary...
    ­Indian Wells Beach was again on the radar Monday night at a meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee, though the talk was more temperate this month than last, when many members were hearing for the first time...

   The State Department of Environmental Conservation closed 490 acres of Sag Harbor Cove on April 26 to shellfishing due to detected saxitoxin, a biotoxin, in the water. The cove reopened in May, yet the incident has brought to the...
East Hampton Town County Money for Amagansett Rentals     The St. Michael’s Senior Housing Project, under construction in Amagansett, has been awarded $300,000 of federal funding, which will come to it through through the...
    Air traffic controllers have shifted helicopter traffic to and from East Hampton Airport onto an old route, along power lines and over Jessup’s Neck in Southampton, prompting complaints from residents living below. Some of...
    The East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals had a busy session Tuesday night at Town Hall, holding three hearings for variance and special-permit applications  and handing down two decisions.
    With a unanimous vote last Thursday night, the East Hampton Town Board approved the $1.1 million purchase of a 1.2-acre parcel of land at 427 Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett, which officials envision as a public access to the...
    In preparation for the coming hurricane season and other potential emergencies, Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst has urged residents by press release to sign up for the town’s emergency communications services...
     In a release issued Tuesday, Representative Tim Bishop vowed to protect the mortgage interest and charitable contribution tax deductions that are slated to end next year. Mr. Bishop said that curtailing or eliminating the...