Government

A Sagaponack resident’s application for an eight-foot-high deer fence along most of the perimeter of a nearly 34-acre agricultural reserve was denied by the Sagaponack Village Board on Monday.
The Surf Lodge, a Montauk restaurant and bar that sits directly on Fort Pond and was originally developed before the Town of East Hampton instituted a zoning code, is upgrading its septic system.
Responding to evidence of ongoing bacterial contamination from a drainpipe that flows onto the ocean beach at the eastern end of downtown Montauk, the East Hampton Town Board voted last Thursday to install a filter in an underground vault upstream.
Several years of effort to save the Springs house and studios of the artists James Brooks and Charlotte Park may be coming to naught, with a town committee this week recommending the studio be demolished and the fate of the other buildings also...
At least 200 people turned out on Tuesday for a daylong presentation by PSEG Long Island on possible locations for a new substation to serve Montauk’s growing electrical demand.
Lawmakers consider legal action over the county comptroller's highly controversial decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who were told they would not be taxed for taking advantage of a county program for new, environmentally friendly septic...
The settlement is a sharp about-face from the D.E.C.’s ruling last September that ordered Sand Land to stop its mining operations when its permit expired in November and remediate the site by 2020. Now that might not happen until at least 2028.
The owners of Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa on Old Montauk Highway, who are developing the former Montauk Yacht Club into Gurney’s Star Island Resort and Marina, presented two site plans to the East Hampton Town Planning Board on March 27.
The East Hampton Town attorney, Michael Sendlenski, who has helped draft the low-nitrogen septic system and rental registry laws among other legislation since joining the town’s legal team in 2013, announced on Monday that he would be resigning...
East Hampton Town will allocate up to $15,000 to remove a portion of wooden groin on Albert’s Landing Beach in Amagansett, a popular bathing spot on Gardiner’s Bay.
When John Nicholas closed down his family’s marina on Folkstone Creek in Three Mile Harbor at the end of the boating season last year, he did so in the hope of converting it into a facility able to produce as many as one million oysters a year for...
A bipartisan group of county legislators has joined the Suffolk County executive’s office in turning up the heat on County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. for his unilateral decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who participated in an...
Sandbags placed on the Gardiner’s Bay shore on behalf of the designer Stella McCartney and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, and a neighbor have blocked a traditional beach access path used by residents of Bay View Avenue on Lazy Point in Amagansett.