Government

Chris Jones, one of two principals organizing the MTK: Music to Know festival, got the attention of everyone at an East Hampton Town Board meeting on Tuesday when, kidding, he dropped the name Stevie Wonder...
Lawyers clashed at an April 6 meeting of the East Hampton Town Planning Board over where Ronald Lauder, a billionaire heir to the Estée Lauder cosmetics fortune, should put a driveway to the house he is building...
According to some neighbors of a popular East Hampton restaurant, the East Hampton Town Planning Board has more work to do before it approves a new roof for the business.
According to the New York State Unified Court System, Carl Irace, East Hampton Town’s deputy town attorney, is late in renewing his registration with the state as a practicing attorney, resulting in his status being designated as “delinquent.”
Lawyers representing a group of landowners on Napeague who are seeking to assert control of a long stretch of sand in front of their properties and the East Hampton Town Trustees, who claim ownership of the stretch, will have to wait two more weeks for a judge to intervene in their argument.
Well before a March 11 earthquake led to a partial meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, local antinuclear activists and elected officials were warning of the potential for disaster if a hurricane or other unusual weather event damaged the Millstone nuclear complex in Waterford, Conn.
In response to an outpouring of community opposition, followed by a lawsuit seeking cancellation of a town permit, the organizers of the MTK: Music to Know festival, slated for Aug. 13 and 14, are seeking Federal Aviation Administration and East Hampton Town permission to move the event to an unused runway at East Hampton Airport. Should that...
East Hampton Town’s 2009 financial audit is complete, and a 2010 audit has begun, an accountant for the town told the East Hampton Town Board at a work session on Tuesday. That not only brings the town up to speed financially after years of financial mismanagement and inadequate recordkeeping, but puts things ahead of the game this year.
Neighbors of a proposed three-lot development in Springs continued to rail against improvement of the properties at an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on March 22, even though the board had already approved a house on each lot three years ago.