Government

As restaurateurs gear up for Memorial Day weekend and the start of the moneymaking season, some are criticizing a proposed new law that they say would affect patrons waiting to be seated.
Conditions in Georgica Pond are ripe for yet another harmful algal bloom, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday, and they should consider an emergency opening of the pond to the Atlantic Ocean, which would mitigate the situation.
The stage may have been set last week for primary bids for East Hampton Town Board nominations in advance of the November election.
The proposed offshore wind farm and water quality were the primary topics of discussion on Monday when the East Hampton Independence Party’s screening committee interviewed candidates for townwide office.
What will happen in the days to come, and in future decades, along East Hampton’s 114 miles of coastline as a result of expected sea level rise and possible storms?
With a vote at a board meeting tonight, East Hampton Town officials plan to hire a law firm that successfully represented the city of Santa Monica, Calif., in a fight to gain local control over its airport to advise the town as it pursues Federal...
About a year after Southampton Town initiated a moratorium on any new planned development district applications and an official review of the existing legislation began, Supervisor Jay Schneiderman has proposed wiping the law off the books.
New owners plan an ambitious redo of the resort, which will be called the Hero Beach Club.
The East Hampton Town employee who blew the whistle in March on the Parks Department’s reuse of industrial metal barrels as trash cans, and the disposal of the barrels’ chemical residue on the ground and in storm drains, has been fired.
After a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday evening to inaugurate Amagansett’s new privy in the parking lot behind Main Street, members of the hamlet’s citizens advisory committee repaired to the American Legion Hall for their monthly meeting.
The property occupied by the now-defunct Cyril’s Fish House will be the subject of a hearing on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
Members of the Montauk Playhouse Community Foundation, working to begin what has been planned from the start as the second phase of the reconstruction of the 1927 Tudor-style building, have turned to East Hampton Town for help.
New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. issued a statement Friday assailing the American Health Care Act, which passed by a 217-213 vote in the House of Representatives last Thursday.