Government

The ongoing issue of litter was revisited in a slide presentation that depicted overflowing trash receptacles on East Hampton Village beaches.
Energized by a 75-percent increase in turnout over the 2016 primary election, more than 200 East Hampton Democrats held what they called a “unity” rally for Perry Gershon, the party’s nominee to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s...
Legislation granting state recognition to the Montaukett Indian Tribe has passed the New York State Senate and Assembly, Senator Kenneth LaValle and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced Tuesday.
With the Town of East Hampton’s emergency communication systems “poised to collapse,” the Police Department’s communications technician detailed a $425,000 change order to the town board on Tuesday, which he said would cover various items discovered...
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who award the William T. Rysam Fund scholarship to a graduating high school student for his or her college education each year, are developing a new source to benefit the fund.
A lengthy and at times testy exchange between members of the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday illustrated tensions over the board’s response to the discovery of perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs, in more than 150 residential wells in Wainscott.
David Gruber, a former chairman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee and its 2001 candidate for supervisor, has declared his candidacy for a seat on the town board and launched the East Hampton Reform Democrats, which he describes as a...
Accabonac Harbor in Springs has been spared, at least for the time being, from Suffolk County’s annual aerial application of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide.
Cate Rogers was elected chairwoman of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee on June 20, the culmination of a months-long changing of the guard that saw accusations of manipulating the process and a lawsuit that was dismissed.
The State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced $1.6 million in grants to East Hampton, Brookhaven, Islip, and Hempstead to expand and upgrade public shellfish hatcheries.
In an effort to improve conditions at the three parking lots serving the Ditch Plain ocean beach in Montauk, the East Hampton Town Board amended the town code at its meeting last Thursday, and also voted to prohibit parking on the entirety of Leeton...
Until recently, groups of 10 to 25 people were able to visit Plum Island, an uninhabited 840-acre question-mark-shape island in Long Island Sound and a wildlife sanctuary a mile and a half off Orient Point named for its beach plums.
Improvements along Springs-Fireplace Road, extended public comment period on potential lease areas for offshore wind energy development, a lawsuit has been filed against six companies that manufacture hazardous firefighting foam, bereavement as a...