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The Town of East Hampton is holding an online auction to sell surplus property.
Beginning in 2018, installation of advanced technology septic systems that treat waste for nitrogen will be required in East Hampton Town for new buildings, according to a law passed Tuesday by the town board.
The Long Island Rail Road may add midday service on the South and North Forks, and double weekend service to the North Fork during the summer, with the goals of providing more travel options and reducing traffic congestion. L.I.R.R. officials and a...
A brief but lively protest against tax cuts for the rich and the privatization of public infrastructure was held in front of the Water Mill home of one of President Trump's advisers on Friday afternoon.
The United States House of Representatives last week passed the Plum Island Preservation Act, which would prevent the federal government from selling the island to the highest bidder.
East Hampton Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc will sponsor a resolution expressing opposition to the expansion of offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean proposed by President Donald Trump.
The Surf Lodge is headed toward legalizing almost all the structures on its property after the East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals indicated Tuesday night that it would unanimously approve a series of variance requests from the owners, Jayma Cardoso and Michael Walrath, in agreement with the town attorney’s office.
Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans a 15-turbine offshore wind farm approximately 30 miles from Montauk, has announced plans for an offshore wind farm paired with an energy storage system that would provide electricity to Massachusetts.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday that the county has requested $50 million in state money to provide grants for the replacement of cesspool and septic systems with advanced wastewater treatment systems.
In East Hampton preservation fund revenues were down by just over 20 percent in the first six months of 2017.
Efforts to preserve farming in East Hampton, and the outcome of previous preservation efforts, were at the root of wide-ranging opinions expressed at Town Hall last Thursday during a hearing on whether the town should buy what are known as enhanced development rights on the Dankowski farm in Wainscott.
In swift decision, judge rules against the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals; business can remain at Shagwong Marina on Three Mile Harbor.
The United States Navy is planning a new round of sonar and weapons testing and training exercises in its Atlantic Training and Testing Study Area, which covers some 2.6 million nautical miles of inshore and offshore waters, extending from the coastline of New England to the Gulf of Mexico.