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As the 115th Congress was sworn in Tuesday morning, more than 60 voters from the North and South Forks visited the Riverhead office of Representative Lee Zeldin, who was re-elected in November to serve a second term.
A recent Moody’s credit rating upgrade, to the Aa1 category, restores East Hampton to its highest credit rating ever.
The East Hampton Town Republican Committee will celebrate the Jan. 20 inauguration of Donald Trump and Mike Pence as president and vice president of the United States with a party at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.
The filming permits issued by East Hampton Town to producers, filmmakers, and still photographers seeking to use local sites for TV shows, movies, and ads are expected to take center stage before the town board in the coming days of this new year.
Randall Parsons, a former Democratic East Hampton Town Councilman from 1980 through '87, was appointed this week to serve a seven-year term on the East Hampton Town Planning Board, through December 2023.
Commercial fishermen on the draggers seen offshore last week took advantage of calmer seas and the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s raising of the daily limit on fluke.
Proposed changes to the East Hampton Town building code will be the subject of hearings before the town board at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall next Thursday.
A request from the owners of one of the last undeveloped beachfront parcels on Marine Boulevard in Amagansett to add a second story to an already approved one-story residence was denied on Dec. 13, at the year’s final meeting of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
With the new year approaching, East Hampton Town officials have looked ahead to the $4.6 million they estimate the town will receive annually from the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund for water quality improvement, or $152 million over the life of the program.
A small step toward curtailing the use of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide, in the Town of East Hampton was taken this month when the Suffolk County Department of Public Works agreed to work with the town trustees and other town officials to that...
A 25-acre tract of land in the Buckskill area of East Hampton will be purchased and preserved by East Hampton Town, and could become a recreation destination, according to a vote of the town board last Thursday.
The off-season may be quiet, but East Hampton Town officials, well aware that sun-seekers will return with the climbing roses as usual next summer and businesses will be back in full swing to serve them, are putting new teeth in existing laws to better control potential chaos, particularly in Montauk.
A rally hosted by environmental groups, elected officials, labor unions, and civic organizations drew more than 100 people to the Long Island Power Authority’s headquarters in Uniondale on Tuesday.