Government

A proposed 120-foot-tall cellphone monopole along with a vinyl-sided shed on a parcel on Napeague received negative signals from the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Nov. 19. The pole, to be used by AT&T, would be placed at the rear of a...
On Tuesday, the Sag Harbor Village Board will hear from residents and business owners on a proposal to prohibit single-use plastic bags at retail stores. The proposal is part of a movement on the East End to ban such bags in time for Earth Day...
East Hampton Town Heating Oil Assistance East Hampton Town residents who wish to apply to the federal Home Energy Assistance Program for help in paying winter heating bills can get some one-on-one assistance with the application through the town...
East Hampton Town Accolades for Financial Reporting East Hampton Town has received an award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the quality of its annual financial report.
The process of gaining town approval to put up an agricultural building on farmland would be simplified under a proposed revision to the East Hampton Town code that will be the subject of a hearing before the town board next Thursday. At present...
The town board voted last Thursday to move ahead with three property purchases using the community preservation fund, following hearings on the deals. Three lots on Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett totaling 2.6 acres will be purchased for $2.2...
An Oct. 8 letter from the Wainscott School Board to the district’s taxpayers about a proposed affordable housing development was called “inflammatory” and “a blindside” from “a very small but very vocal group...
The East Hampton Town Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2005, does not call for an end to commercial flights at the East Hampton Airport, as stated in a story that appeared last week. The authors of a letter asking for strict restrictions...
The East Hampton Town Trustees continued a discussion last week about the relocation of an erosion-threatened house on trustee-owned property at Lazy Point in Amagansett, agreeing in principle to support its relocation but insisting on a further...