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A sluggish East End real estate market in January produced less than $5.5 million in revenues for the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund, a nearly 45-percent decline from the same period last year, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr....
The East Hampton Town Board has scheduled a public hearing next Thursday at which comment for or against an amendment to the town code that would require residents to obtain new permit stickers for parking and driving on beaches will be heard.
Members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife, asserting that residents are unsafe in the woods during hunting season, are asking the East Hampton Town Board to institute a ban on hunting on one weekend day.
On the heels of the East Hampton Town Board’s Feb. 7 vote to ban the intentional release of balloons, the town trustee who was among those drawing attention to their detrimental impact on marine life is now advocating an outright ban on the sale or...
A proposed 17,000-square-foot expansion of T.J. Maxx, a chain store in Bridgehampton Commons, was approved by the Southampton Town Planning Board on Feb. 14.
Simmering tension on the East Hampton Town Board erupted last Thursday during a discussion about the town’s settlement with Marc Rowan, the billionaire who bought Duryea’s fish market in Montauk in 2014.
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.
Elected officials and environmental groups criticized an E.P.A. action plan that postponed the setting of drinking water standards for a group of synthetic chemicals including those that contaminated residential wells in Wainscott and are thought to...
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...
A joint venture of Orsted and the Connecticut company Eversource was among four respondents submitting 18 proposals to New York State’s first offshore wind energy solicitation.
Several residents insisted on Tuesday that the East Hampton Town Board pause further planning for the hamlet’s future until there is additional discussion and study.
The East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to expand the town’s community oyster garden program to Napeague Harbor.
By a 3-to-2 vote that was marked by sharp disagreement, the East Hampton Town Board authorized an agreement with Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind last Thursday that will allow it to conduct archaeological and soil tests along a proposed cable route in...
Jay Schneiderman, the Southampton Town supervisor, took the microphone last week at Stories From Suffolk, a policy discussion forum featuring officials and experts involved in New York’s fight against opioid abuse, to describe a scenario familiar to...
The longer the discussion continued, the clearer it became that neither the panelists nor the audience at a New York Health Act forum on Saturday afternoon had come to debate the merits of the proposed bill. Rather, they had come to talk about why...
The owners of an oceanfront property on Lily Pond Lane, who are seeking permission to tear down a house in a coastal erosion hazard area and construct a new, larger one, presented a revised and pared-down building plan to the East Hampton Village...
Assemblyman Fred Thiele, who withdrew his support for the South Fork Wind Farm last month citing problems including the developer’s “bait and switch” tactics, commented Monday on an apology from Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind.
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.
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.