Government

East Hampton Village asked to retroactively approve improperly built structures at Ronald Perelman’s 58-acre Creeks on Georgica Pond.
The Suffolk County Board of Elections certified results for the Nov. 7 election on Dec. 6, further confirming the Democrats’ dominance in East Hampton Town, where the party’s candidates won the races for town supervisor and town board and came away with a 7-to-2 majority on the East Hampton Town Trustees.
An effort by Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans to construct the South Fork Wind Farm approximately 30 miles east of Montauk, to alleviate the concerns of skeptical fishermen took an incremental step forward when the company’s president and vice president of development addressed a standing-room-only crowd at East Hampton Town...
The proposed merger of two lots on Isle of Wight Road in the Lion Head Beach area of Springs and the expansion an existing residence on one of the lots drew a crowd of 15 or 20 neighbors who argued against it at an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing on Dec. 5.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals gave NextEra Energy Resources unanimous approval for what, in effect, will be a giant rechargeable battery near the train tracks in Montauk.
A hearing officer appointed to make recommendations to the town board has found William Taylor, the Town of East Hampton’s waterways management supervisor and a town trustee, not guilty on each of 14 charges of misconduct and incompetence levied against him last year after he was injured while securing an aquatic weed harvester in Georgica Pond.
Mr. Zeldin, a second-term Republican, is one of two Jewish Republicans in Congress. In October, he penned an article published on the Breitbart site in which he argued against recertification of the Iran nuclear deal.
A year after being placed on an administrative leave with pay, following disciplinary charges, Arthur Bloom, an East Hampton Town ordinance enforcement officer, was fired Tuesday by a vote of the town board.
Deepwater Wind, which is planning to construct 15 offshore wind turbines 30 miles east of Montauk, has selected Beach Lane in Wainscott as the best spot for its power cable to come ashore.
The East Hampton Republican Committee honored Mary Vorpahl at a gathering of the Suffolk County Republican Women in Holbrook last Thursday.
Suffolk County Water Authority has taken on companies that manufactured products with potentially cancer-causing industrial chemicals.
County Executive Steve Bellone said the tax bill would be a catastrophic multibillion-dollar tax increase for Long Islanders, driving down property values, and resulting in residents fleeing the region.

Representative Lee Zeldin was among the officials who on Monday announced that 31 grants totaling $2 million are to be awarded to municipalities and community groups to improve the health and vitality of Long Island Sound.