Government

The East Hampton Town Trustees are reviewing an updated draft of a “community benefits” package from Deepwater Wind and have appointed four trustees to choose an attorney to help examine it.
The campaign to represent New York’s First Congressional District, pitting the Republican incumbent, Representative Lee Zeldin, against Perry Gershon, the Democratic nominee, is drawing national attention.
The current two-week closure of the commercial fluke fishery has once again drawn the ire of State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, who issued a joint statement last week calling for New York State to keep its...
James Tomarken, the Suffolk County health commissioner, announced on Friday that five new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. To date, the county has confirmed nine positive mosquito samples, but no human cases of the virus...
Five political parties have announced their endorsement of Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele in his bid for re-election.
Suffolk County   Oyster Farm Decision At the Suffolk County Legislature’s July 17 meeting, Legislator Bridget Fleming secured authorization to include 52 underwater parcels in Gardiner’s Bay in certified agricultural districts for...
The town board voted narrowly on Thursday night to grant an access and utility easement to Deepwater Wind, allowing the Rhode Island company to route a transmission cable from its proposed South Fork Wind Farm from the ocean beach in Wainscott to a...
A long-awaited effort to alleviate traffic by adding Long Island Rail Road service between Speonk and Montauk in the morning and afternoon is to begin late in the winter of 2019, officials confirmed on Tuesday.
It appears that there will be at least one primary election for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board on Sept. 13.
The East Hampton Town Board is expected to narrowly vote in favor of granting an easement allowing Deepwater Wind to bury a transmission cable from its proposed South Fork Wind Farm on a path from Wainscott to a Long Island Power Authority...
$10.5 million in C.P.F. money approved for 1.25-acre park next to the bridge to North Haven.
Representatives from Tesla Motors, the California manufacturer of electric cars, made a pitch to the East Hampton Town Board Tuesday for a charging station to be situated in the municipal parking lot at Kirk Park in Montauk. The board expressed...
The East Hampton Library’s upcoming Authors Night fund-raiser, to be held next month on an Amagansett field bought by the town with community preservation fund money, dominated a meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee.