Government

    The Babinski farmland on Beach Lane in Wainscott has been worked by members of the same family since colonial times, and the development rights to the 20-acre parcel were sold to the Town of East Hampton and the Peconic Land...
    East Hampton Town Board members continued to argue this week over a decision by the Republican majority to sell a portion of a town-owned strip of land in Montauk to the owners of the Ronjo Motel.     At a work...
    Springs residents hoping that town officials will heed their call for increased efforts to eradicate illegal housing in their hamlet appeared once again before the town board last Thursday, reiterating a call for a summit on the...
East Hampton Town Town Hall Renovation     The Town of East Hampton will accept proposals from architects through April 19 for the renovation of the old Town Hall. The board voted last Thursday to solicit proposals over the...
    A provision in the East Hampton Town code barring bedrooms in basements of single-family residences may be dropped, as it is more restrictive than the New York State building code.     East Hampton’s town...
    East Hampton Town Board members disagreed sharply along party lines on Tuesday over whether to proceed with the sale of a slice of town-owned land to the new owners of the Ronjo motel in Montauk. The land, once designated an...
    When is a story not a story? That was the knotted yarn the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals tried  untangling on Tuesday night.     North Harbor Realty, a limited liability corporation held in part...
    The future of the final parcel of undeveloped beachfront property on the dunes that run along Marine Boulevard in Beach Hampton in Amagansett was debated Tuesday night at an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting....
East Hampton Town Actual Cost of Chief Auditor     An item last week about the appointment of Charlene Kagel, an accountant who has been working part time for the town, to a chief auditor position, inaccurately described the...