Government

Nearly 40 local musicians and owners of music venues told the East Hampton Town Board Thursday that proposed amendments to the town code governing music entertainment permits are draconian and mean-spirited, but Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said many...
The New York State Liquor Authority and East Hampton Town have prohibited the Surf Lodge in Montauk from holding live outdoor musical performances after citing the establishment for numerous code violations including overcrowding, most recently for...
The Suffolk County executive’s office has formally asked Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. to rescind the 1099 tax forms his office sent to homeowners who took advantage of a county grant program that helps pay for the installation of...
The East Hampton Town Planning Board had a lot to say about lot-line modifications for a planned school bus depot on Springs-Fireplace Road at a March 13 meeting.
Musicians and owners of venues that host live music fear that proposed changes to East Hampton Town Code could silence them and stifle performance opportunities, and the revenue that comes with them.
The South Fork Peak Savers Program, which encourages energy efficiency through reduced consumption, is offering a new program that would reduce peak electricity demand and save money, the East Hampton Town Board was told on Tuesday.
A 2018 jury trial and verdict concluding that the Town of East Hampton was responsible for erosion west of the jetties at Montauk Harbor was overturned on Friday, when a judge granted the town's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, overruling the $356,000...
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and environmental advocates blasted a deal that rolls back the timing and circumstances under which the industrial mine in Noyac has to close.
Homeowners in a Suffolk County grant program to defray the installation costs of nitrogen-reducing septic systems got an unwelcome surprise in recent weeks — 1099 forms to report it as income.
Some Montauk residents acknowledged positive recommendations in the ongoing hamlet study, while the town board agreed that a planned retreat and relocation of oceanfront structures requires further study.
The East Hampton Town Board backtracked on a settlement the town reached in January with Marc Rowan, the billionaire owner of Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Montauk, following an outcry from residents.
As part of an effort to restore the Deacon David Hedges house in Sagaponack, which was built in 1775 by a descendant of one of East Hampton’s founding families, the owners are seeking variances from the Sagaponack Village Zoning Board of Appeals to...
The town board recently enacted new parking requirements for resorts and motels. The code now says a resort must meet current parking requirements for its principal use.