Government

The East Hampton Town Trustees, who derive approximately half their annual revenue from leasing land at Lazy Point, and a transfer fee on the sale of houses there, discussed the possibility of extending leases from the present one-year term to as...
Paul Davis, an artist whose paintings and posters have been the subject of gallery exhibitions and museum retrospectives in the United States and abroad, has designed a poster featuring David Pechefsky.
The possibility of electing a new chairperson of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee was scuttled last night after a State Supreme Court judge issued a temporary restraining order on Monday forbidding the committee from conducting a vote...
With the collective conviction that the time to act is now, the East Hampton Town Board engaged on Tuesday in a long discussion about the creation of a wastewater treatment system for downtown Montauk, and a tax district to help fund it.
As part of the Town of East Hampton’s goal to derive 100 percent of its electricity needs from renewable, clean sources, Energize East Hampton, a solar and energy savings program, will be launched on Saturday with an informational booth at the East...
A community benefits package hangs in the balance as the East Hampton Town Board and town trustees prepare to host a joint hearing next Thursday on Deepwater Wind's plan to construct a 15-turbine wind farm approximately 36 miles east of Montauk.
"It sounds to me as if the community has spoken," Catherine Casey, the executive director of the housing authority, said during a hearing on a proposed 37-unit housing complex planned for Montauk Highway in Amagansett.
The proposed district extends south to the Atlantic Ocean, east to Daniel’s Hole Road and Georgica Pond, west to Town Line Road, and north to Industrial Road.
At issue is whether to grant Deepwater Wind an easement that would allow the company to land the wind farm’s transmission cable at the end of Beach Lane in Wainscott. Deepwater Wind has offered a community benefits package in exchange for the...
Members of the Montaukett Indian Nation traveled to the state capital on April 24 for an advocacy day called “We Are Still Here!”
In areas of forest ravaged by the southern pine beetle, the town's Department of Land Acquisition and Management is gathering pinecones that can be used to grow seedlings with the same genetic material as the native trees that were cut down.
In downtown Montauk, the town is considering a program that would allow the downtown to remain where it is, while also adapting to a rising sea level by moving some businesses away from the shoreline.
The Montaukett Indian Nation traveled to the capital last week for their We Are Still Here! advocacy day on April 24.