Government

A 90-day moratorium on installing deer fences was adopted by the Sagaponack Village Board following a public hearing on Monday. The moratorium will allow the board “breathing space to update our current code,” according to Mayor Donald Louchheim.
A lottery for 15 affordable houses at Southampton Pointe will be held next month.
Summer may be unofficially over, but the harmful algal blooms associated with the hottest months are proliferating across the South Fork and elsewhere on Long Island.
It wasn’t long after the earthmoving equipment began digging a trench into Windsor Lane in Wainscott, commencing a months-long effort to install approximately 45,000 feet of water main in the hamlet, that reports of sticker shock began circulating.
The long-awaited effort to alleviate traffic by adding Long Island Rail Road service between Speonk and Montauk in the morning and afternoon has taken a step closer to reality.
Elections board cracks case of missing write-in vote.
With the approaching one-year anniversary of the discovery of a southern pine beetle infestation in Northwest Woods in East Hampton, the town board is mulling its approach to managing the invasive species.
Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company seeking to construct the 15-turbine South Fork Wind Farm in an area leased from the federal government about 30 miles offshore from Montauk, plans to submit an application for the wind farm’s transmission...
Amos Goodman, chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, has challenged petitions David Lys submitted to the Suffolk County Board of Elections last month to create the East Hampton Unity Party.
The New York State Department of Transportation is planning to reduce the speed limit on Montauk Highway between Flying Point Road and Head of Pond Road in Water Mill, according to Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. The speed limit will go from 45 miles...
Long Island’s sixth annual Car-­­Free Day is set for Friday, Sept. 21, and the Town of East Hampton’s energy sustainability advisory committee has asked for residents’ participation.
David Gruber and his East Hampton Reform Democrats have falsely accused David Lys, the East Hampton Democratic Committee's nominee, of lying about casting a write-in vote for his father in the 2016 presidential election.
Registered Democrats can vote in the Democratic Party primary election next Thursday. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.