Government

East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Manny Vilar, who is challenging him for a seat on the town board, were in broad agreement on a range of topics at a debate hosted by the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Tuesday at the East Hampton...
The East Hampton Town Trustees oversaw the traditional fall opening of Georgica Pond to the Atlantic Ocean on Monday.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Accabonac Solar, the first ground-based, megawatt-scale, solar electricity-generating installation on the South Fork, was held on Monday.
The New York Times has endorsed Perry Gershon in his campaign to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District.
Representative Lee Zeldin, New York’s First Congressional District congressman, and Perry Gershon, the Dem­ocrat who is challenging him, will meet in what is expected to be their only face-to-face debate before an audience on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m...
The campaign funds of the two House of Representatives hopefuls in the First Congressional District are within spitting distance of each other, according to the most recent reporting.
The Sagaponack Village Board will hold a public hearing on Nov. 13 on proposed deer fence regulations. The change would allow the board to grant fence permits to bona fide farmers who want to protect cash crops, while denying permits to homeowners...
For many years, commercial fishermen in New York have complained about the inequities they faced in the numbers­­­ of summer flounder they could land (as well as other popular species), when compared to other states along the East Coast. The fight...
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public scoping meeting on the construction and operations plan submitted by Deepwater Wind for its proposed South Fork Wind Farm on Nov. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in...
Southampton Town Owners of historic properties who are having trouble maintaining them can apply for a 2019 landmarks maintenance program award. The deadline is Dec. 28.  Award money can be used to support projects that contribute to the...
The race to represent New York’s First Congressional District was roiled by accusations of fraud by both candidates this week, with mailings sent to voters being at the heart of dual controversies.
Weeks before the Nov. 6 election, Representative Lee Zeldin holds an eight-point lead over his challenger, Perry Gershon of East Hampton, in the race to represent New York’s First Congressional District, according to a New York Times Upshot/Siena...
As the town planning board’s early engagement with just one stakeholder — the Tintle family, owners of a 70.4-acre sand and gravel pit in Wainscott through Wainscott Commercial Center L.L.C. — already suggests, it’s going to be a long and laborious...