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The 2011-12 budget adopted by the Sagaponack Village Board of Trustees on Monday calls for both a total spending increase, from $556,858 to $563,180, and a tax-rate decrease, from 8.17 cents per $1,000 of assessed income to 6.7 cents.
A report on housing in East Hampton, prepared by a group of volunteers, outlines the challenges faced here, where the rise in housing costs has far outstripped increases in income and the population of schoolchildren has resulted in a heavy tax...
Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter, a Republican, formally entered the race for county executive March 30, styling herself a more “inclusive” and “less combative” alternative to the retiring incumbent, Steve Levy, also of the G.O.P. She said...
What appeared to be an innocuous request from representatives of an Amagansett business to add several sheds to its property divided the East Hampton Town Planning Board at its meeting on April 13.
Real estate endured a significant drop-off on the East End in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the same period last year, data from two sources show.
Speaking at Guild Hall on Saturday, Peter Orszag, President Obama's former budget director, said Americans should expect a fight over the national debt much like that for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Citizens frustrated with government spending, taxes, and debt rallied in front of East Hampton Town Hall on Friday, celebrating the traditional tax day with a Tea Party protest, one of many across the country.
Almost everyone in town knew by sight Richard Nelson Ryan Jr., who died at 64 on Dec. 28 at his house in East Hampton Village. He was “such an ordinary kind of guy,” one acquaintance recalled.
Prominent Democrats pressed the town board about its response to a lawsuit that could privatize a stretch of Napeague beach.
On Tuesday, the East Hampton School Board did what it had decided to do at the last three meetings — it got the overall tax-rate increase to below 6 percent.
Hidden within the walls of the East Hampton High School, there is another school that few know of...
It took a ruling from the State Supreme Court, but c/o the Maidstone finally won approval from East Hampton Village last week to offer outdoor dining to patrons...
Downtown Montauk will get an additional 40 parking spaces before the summer season begins. What’s more, the $10 parking fee at the town-owned Kirk Park parking lot will be lifted this year in the hope that...