Government

The Republican Party’s primary election to determine the candidate who will face the incumbent, Representative Tim Bishop, will take place on June 24. The primary pits Lee Zeldin, a two-term state senator from Shirley, against George Demos,...
The Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to adjust its estimated value of the benefits of rebuilding a stretch of downtown Montauk beach — and thus the potential extent of a beach reconstruction project it will undertake, at federal expense...
A hearing last week on revisions to East Hampton Town’s 2006 “smart-lighting” law, designed to reduce nighttime sky glare, centered on the Kelvin level of outdoor lighting, a measure of the light color spectrum of a particular...
The chairman of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee easily withstood a challenge when the group re-elected officers on Monday. Of the 21 members who cast ballots, 17 voted for Kieran Brew to remain as chairman, with 4 votes for Rona Klopman...
A hearing in State Supreme Court in Riverhead this week may have been the beginning of the end of an ongoing battle between East Hampton Town and the owners of Cyril’s Fish House, the popular eatery and bar on Napeague, but the case is not...
East Hampton Town’s scavenger waste treatment plant, which has been operating since 2012 solely as a transfer station for waste trucked elsewhere to be treated, will be decommissioned and closed for good by the end of November, according to...
East Hampton Town Hearing on Beach Drinking The East Hampton Town Board will hold a hearing next Thursday on a law that would ban drinking at Indian Wells and Atlantic Avenue Beaches in Amagansett during the hours that lifeguards are on duty, on...
Sagaponack Village is considering revising its code as it relates to construction after some residents asked village leaders to put a stop to work on weekends and holidays. An informational meeting will be held to hear residents’ opinions...
The owner of an 11.8-acre parcel at 8 Five Rod Highway in Wainscott received final approval to build two houses on it from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals at June 3 meeting at Town Hall. Two houses on a single lot are prohibited...