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Condemnation of the stretches of oceanfront known as Truck Beach, as well as a smaller area to the east, would represent a town attempt to end lawsuits brought by several homeowners associations and individuals seeking to block access by four-wheel-...
Following a drone crash in Sag Harbor Village in October, officials are considering how to regulate the unmanned aircraft.
After some 15 years of what East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell called “fits and starts,” a public restroom in the municipal parking lot of Amagansett’s commercial district may finally be constructed in the early spring. If, that is,...
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4 to 1 this week to revoke a building permit for the construction of a 150-foot-tall communications tower behind the Springs Firehouse, on Fort Pond Boulevard.
The speed limit on Route 114 within the Sag Harbor Village limits has been lowered
A federal judge has denied a court request that would have temporarily halted the Army Corps of Engineers’ downtown Montauk project, notably citing what he said was the corps's conclusion that it would "not have a significant impact on the...
A special vote will be held on Jan. 26 to elect a replacement for Brad Bender, the Southampton Town councilman who resigned last week amid drug charges. 
Suffolk County business and building owners, as well as not-for-profits, may be able to make energy efficiency upgrades with financing now available through a state program.
A crowd of close to 300 turned out last Thursday night for a much-anticipated hearing before the East Hampton Town Board on a proposed town law establishing a rental registry.
Four oceanfront house lots rather than town park. A different proposal for the East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain in Montauk was before the East Hampton Town Planning Board last week.
The almost yearlong negotiation between the East Hampton Town Trustees and residents of Lazy Point in Amagansett, who lease the land on which their houses stand from the trustees, was finally completed on Nov. 10 with the trustees voting 6 to 1 to...
In one corner is the soon-to-be Southampton Town supervisor, Jay Schneiderman. In the other are Carla and Christopher Concannon, owners of a house under construction at 747 Old Montauk Highway.
Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender resigned Tuesday as he took a federal plea deal for illegally distributing prescription drugs in exchange for cash and steroids over a three-year period.