Government

    When Joan Denny was appointed to the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals in the fall of 1991, the headline in The East Hampton Star read “Woman Appointed.” At the time, that fact alone was news.  ...
As Congress bickers over raising the debt ceiling, the prospect of the United States defaulting on its obligations for the first time in its history looms.

    According to the 1967 film “The Graduate,” plastics were poised to be the next big thing.      They sure were.     Now, due to the prevalence of discarded plastic bags in the local...
Three East Hampton Town Highway Department workers have filed complaints with the New York State Division of Human Rights alleging discrimination.

East Hampton Town Public-Place Recycling     Though the East Hampton Town Code calls for separate disposal of recyclables at the town’s beaches, parks, landing ramps and other recreational areas, few of those places have...

    Billy Vorpahl, a former East Hampton Town trustee, has agreed to return to the nine-member panel, filling the seat left vacant by the death of Norman C. Edwards Jr. in January. Mr. Vorpahl, of Amagansett, took the oath of office...
For only $500 and a red tie, you too can see Ira Rennert’s own private Xanadu in Sagaponack. Mr. Rennert, his wife, Ingeborg, and his family, along with Rep. Peter King, are hosting a fund-raiser on Sunday to benefit Randy Altschuler’s...
Disputed Sagaponack acreage is being prepped to grow big houses
Advocate wants to know about obstacles facing the handicapped.