Government

Representative Lee Zeldin of New York’s First Congressional District has echoed President Donald Trump’s assertion that several groups were responsible for the violence on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., in which one woman was killed and 19 others seriously injured when a car was intentionally rammed into a crowd.
Two fund-raisers for candidates for Southampton Town Board taking place over the next week.
Steven Troyd, a 28-year law enforcement veteran, has been hired as the new head of code enforcement for Southampton Town. He will start in September.
In a statement issued Wednesday, the East Hampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force condemned the attacks by white supremacists that took place on Aug. 12 and 13 in Charlottesville, Va.
The East Hampton Town Trustees’ harbor management committee will host officials from Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company planning to construct a 15-turbine wind farm approximately 30 miles from Montauk, when it meets on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The Cedar Point Lighthouse, a beacon that stood sentinel for the busy port of Sag Harbor for some 100 years, will be restored after falling into a perilous state.
The fate of Seamore’s, the seafood restaurant that opened this year at the Breakers Motel in Montauk, could hang on a decision by a State Supreme Court Justice as to whether it is subject to site plan approval.
Fred Havemeyer’s name was stricken last week from the September primary ballot in Southampton Town after two Suffolk County Board of Elections commissioners denied petitions that would have allowed him to challenge Supervisor Jay Schneiderman for the Democratic Party line.
Two Montauk restaurants that are allegedly transformed into nightclubs after dinner hours are feeling the heat this week, with East Hampton Town officials going to the State Supreme Court for injunctions to force them to operate according to the zoning code, which allows them to be restaurants only, and to limit the size of their crowds.
Stony Brook University has received a nearly $170,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support marine science and fisheries research.
A recreational vehicle parked at the Solé East resort on Second House Road in Montauk last weekend drew the attention of town officials, who observed a waste pipe running from the vehicle to a storm drain.
The Town of East Hampton is holding an online auction to sell surplus property.
Beginning in 2018, installation of advanced technology septic systems that treat waste for nitrogen will be required in East Hampton Town for new buildings, according to a law passed Tuesday by the town board.