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Sympathy for Alzheimer’s Patient Collides With Water Protection Rules

Dan Gasby, the husband and business partner of B. Smith, the former restaurateur who has Alzheimer’s disease and has a history of going missing, sought permission from the East Hampton Town planning board on Feb. 13 to allow the couple’s property to remain overcleared of vegetation so Ms. Smith could have open space to walk outside.

Feb 21, 2019
PSEG's current Montauk substation on Industrial Road PSEG to Discuss Montauk Substation Plans

PSEG Long Island, which manages the electrical grid on behalf of the Long Island Power Authority, has scheduled a workshop at which it will present information on the planned relocation of the LIPA substation on Industrial Road in Montauk.

Feb 26, 2019
Government Briefs 02.14.19

The East Hampton Town Republican Committee, which screened candidates for supervisor, town board, and other elected positions last weekend, will hold additional screenings on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.

Feb 14, 2019
A ‘Difficult’ Beach Permit Morass

The East Hampton Town Board, which has already agreed to require residents to obtain new permit stickers for parking and driving on beaches, discussed the plan’s details at its meeting on Tuesday.

Feb 14, 2019
Eye Longer Leases at Lazy

Residents of Lazy Point in Amagansett, who own their houses but rent the underlying land from the East Hampton Town Trustees, may soon see a dramatic change to the tenant-landlord agreement.

Feb 14, 2019
Dems Call for Candidates

The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee has put out a call for those interested in screening for the positions of supervisor and two seats on the town board as well as town justice, highway superintendent, tax assessor, and town trustee. Election Day is Nov. 5.

Jan 31, 2019
Government Briefs 02.07.19

East Hampton Town

New Features to Town Website

The East Hampton Town website, at, has been updated to highlight announcements and current news of interest to the community in a regularly updated news section on the site’s homepage. 

Feb 7, 2019
Propose New Housing Fund

State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. last week introduced legislation to allow the five East End towns to establish community housing opportunity funds using money from a .5-percent increase in real estate transfer taxes.

Feb 7, 2019
Fed, State Primaries Align

The New York State Senate passed a series of bills to reform the electoral system last week, one of which will result in federal and state primary elections being held on the same day in June.

Jan 24, 2019
G.O.P. Aims to Be Inclusive

The East Hampton Town Republican Committee, under its new chairman, Manny Vilar, will hold a winter gathering next Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Palm restaurant in East Hampton.

Jan 24, 2019