Government

    With a unanimous vote last Thursday night, the East Hampton Town Board approved the $1.1 million purchase of a 1.2-acre parcel of land at 427 Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett, which officials envision as a public access to the...
    The East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals had a busy session Tuesday night at Town Hall, holding three hearings for variance and special-permit applications  and handing down two decisions.
    In preparation for the coming hurricane season and other potential emergencies, Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst has urged residents by press release to sign up for the town’s emergency communications services...
     In a release issued Tuesday, Representative Tim Bishop vowed to protect the mortgage interest and charitable contribution tax deductions that are slated to end next year. Mr. Bishop said that curtailing or eliminating the...
Tom Allon, the president and chief executive officer of Manhattan Media, which owns Dan's Papers, is running for New York mayor on the Liberal Party line, and will have a fund-raiser tomorrow at 6 p.m. at 114 Ferry Road on North Haven, hosted...
    East Hampton Town Councilwoman Theresa Quigley will ask for a vote tonight on a resolution directing the town’s airport manager and consultants to begin compiling the data that could help the town gain Federal Aviation...
    The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals made a public determination on the night of July 24 on a second request to build a pool on a Beach Hampton property.     On May 8, a month after a contentious hearing...
    A third Montauk nightspot that has been cited for several noise violations this summer will be the subject of an East Hampton Town Board hearing to determine if its town music permit should be suspended. Ruschmeyer’s on...
    East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson raised the idea of “sponsorship of town assets” at a town board meeting on Tuesday, after receiving an inquiry from someone who wanted to make a donation to have a town...