Government

Attorneys for Marc Rowan, the billionaire investor who bought Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Montauk in 2014, and his neighbors in the Tuthill Road Association disagree sharply over jurisdiction.
In April, for the fourth month in a row, revenues for the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund were down from last year. Thus far in 2019, $23.94 million has been collected, over 24 percent less than in 2018, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr...
With the first public statement hearing on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm’s Article VII application approaching, Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and National Grid have been ordered to reinstall the transmission cables serving Orsted’s Block Island Wind...
A research project to test an alternative bait in Long Island bays could result in almost 100,000 fewer horseshoe crabs harvested, which would significantly bolster the breeding population, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday.
In an effort to provide more affordable housing for year-round residents, the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday introduced a proposal to change minimum lot area requirements for detached affordable accessory structures.
The Public Integrity Bureau of the Suffolk County district attorney's office has been notified of apparent electronic eavesdropping at the East Hampton Town Trustees' office in Amagansett.
The arguments turned to the metaphysical on Tuesday when members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife implored the East Hampton Town Board to ban hunting on one weekend day, with several speakers referring to the spiritual and healing qualities of...
The East Hampton Town Board is poised to adopt a resolution supporting the goals of proposed New York State legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.
East Hampton Town’s Energy Sustainability and Resiliency Committee is urging the town to aggressively pursue community choice aggregation and battery storage to meet its goals to fully transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources across...
Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot has lost a bid to force an Independence Party primary election against County Legislator Bridget Fleming ahead of the Nov. 5 election in Suffolk’s Second Legislative District.
Nancy Goroff, a professor and chairwoman of Stony Brook University’s chemistry department, told The Star this week that she will soon decide whether to seek the party’s nomination.
The Public Service Commission of the New York State Department of Public Service has announced an informative forum and public statement hearing on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm to be held on June 11 at the Emergency Services Building in East...
PSEG Long Island announced on Friday that it would not build a new Montauk substation on Flamingo Avenue or at Eddie Ecker Park, locations that many in the community had opposed.
The East End real estate market is experiencing the biggest slowdown since the 2008 financial crisis, according to the latest quarterly report from the Douglas Elliman agency.
Undaunted by the failure last month to place several candidates on the Republican Party ballot in the Nov. 5 election, members of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, the East Hampton Independence Party, and the East Hampton Reform Democrats...
The Trump administration’s plan to allow oil and gas exploration and extraction off the Atlantic Coast is apparently on indefinite hold.
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. will speak about New York State election reforms and other issues affecting voters at the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons in Water Mill at the Community House on Sunday. The meeting will...
A Wainscott resident and candidate for the East Hampton Town Trustees has proposed to that body and to the town board a pilot project intended to mitigate the harmful algal blooms that have beset Wainscott Pond in recent years.
Just as the Democratic Party’s process to select a candidate to challenge President Trump next year intensifies, with 20 declared candidates so far and the first debate set for next month, Democratic and Republican officials are wasting no time in...