Eighteen candidates are vying to become East Hampton Town Trustees, whose nine members manage common lands on behalf of the public by virtue of the Dongan Patent of 1686. Those elected will serve a two-year term.
In an event hosted by Concerned Citizens of Montauk at the hamlet's firehouse, Tom Knobel, the Republican Committee chairman and its candidate for supervisor, said several times that the town board had worked too often on new laws behind closed doors and held too many executive sessions.
Financial filings with the New York State Board of Elections indicate that roughly three-quarters of the money raised by East Hampton Republicans since June has come from businesses and individuals with ties to the town’s airport.
An East Hampton Town rental registry law has been honed and is being readied for a hearing that will provide an opportunity for members of the public to give their opinions on the draft legislation to the town board.
The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation’s Shellfisheries Section has downgraded approximately 20 acres of bottomland in Accabonac Harbor in Springs from seasonally uncertified to uncertified year round, meaning that the...
Even as storm-force winds blew across Montauk last week, sending waves high up onto the downtown beach where a line of sandbags covered with excavated sand is slated for construction by the Army Corps of Engineers, project contractors set up shop with a trailer at Montauk’s Kirk Park parking lot.
A contingent hoping to see increased opportunities for affordable housing in East Hampton Town rallied at Town Hall on Tuesday to express support for a proposed project in Wainscott that has been decried by the Wainscott School Board.