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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.
Deer are herbivores that eat just about anything in the woods. A full-grown deer of 100 pounds eats five to nine pounds of vegetation a day. The damage is already obvious and widespread.
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...
With the construction of a wall of sandbags across the downtown Montauk ocean shore pending, the United States Army Corps of Engineers told a judge it is reassessing the area.
A report from the state’s inspector general’s office was critical of several of the Department of Environmental Conservation's enforcement practices as they relate to the commercial fishing industry.
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.
The campaign for East Hampton Town Board and supervisor intensified this week with Democratic Party officials suggesting that the Republican candidates have coordinated with a new political action committee with ties to an out-of-state helicopter...
The height of the water table, adjacent wetlands, and allowing a house to be demolished without appropriate approval had all sides in a controversial application before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals seeing red on Sept. 29.