Government

    A building permit for a property on Abraham’s Path in Amagansett that was rescinded, then reinstated, was again rescinded, this time by the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. The board voted 5 to 0 on Tuesday night...
    Following a failed attempt to gain town board approval to issue a request for proposals to outsource East Hampton Town’s information technology services, the town’s internal audit division has distributed a survey to...
    On Monday, the United States Senate passed an amendment to the 2012 Farm Bill that will help commercial fishermen obtain disaster relief loans.     Kirsten Gillibrand, a senator from New York, announced passage...
     Catherine Casey, who has served for approximately 10 years as the assistant director of East Hampton Town’s Office of Housing and Community Development, has been appointed head of the East Hampton Housing Authority,...
East Hampton Town Beach Business     The East Hampton Town Board has put on hold a number of requests from surf camps and others seeking permission to give classes or tours to paying customers on public beaches. Under current...
A storm of e-mails followed news of a new sign, specifically in response to the plan to include on it the names of the East Hampton Town supervisor and town board members.

Former G.O.P. leader cites his commitment to veterans
    “It’s such an important idea that it deserves a chance,” County Legislator Jay Schneiderman said yesterday, speaking in support of the county’s authorization of a ferry license for Hampton Jitney,...
    Not to be outdone by Jerry Seinfeld, who just got the go-ahead to install a solar power system at his Further Lane, East Hampton, property, Alec Baldwin has submitted plans to the town for a wind turbine on his five acres off...