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A recent move by the Trump administration could lead the way to oil and gas exploration and extraction off the Atlantic coast.
With the resignation and subsequent arraignment of Amos Goodman, the now-former chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, the party must seek a new leader.
Two former East Hampton political party leaders are being charged with fraud related to signatures gathered on nominating petitions ahead of November's election, court records show.
Two hundred and twenty balloons have been collected from East Hampton Town beaches in the course of 15 beach cleanups organized by the Surfrider Foundation’s Eastern Long Island chapter this year, and each represents a hazard to wildlife, the group’...
East Hampton Town has an opportunity to purchase and repurpose the building on Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton that housed the Child Development Center of the Hamptons, which closed in 2016, the town’s attorney told the town board at its Nov. 20...
The Empire State Trail, a continuous bicycling and pedestrian path that is to span the state from New York City to Canada and Buffalo to Albany upon its expected completion in 2020, may also extend to Long Island, the East Hampton Town Board was...
Despite objections from farmers to a proposed law on the installation of eight-foot-high deer fences, which they said would be burdensome, the Sagaponack Village Board passed the measure without revision last week.
The building plan for the subdivision of one of the most visible of the South Fork’s remaining farmland vistas, a 41-acre parcel on Montauk Highway in Sagaponack, will be given a public hearing on Dec. 10.
A Southampton Town Board proposal on how the town’s citizens advisory committees operate drew harsh criticism from the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee at a meeting Monday night. The committees, appointed volunteers who represent the...
Without fanfare and with no public comment, the East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously on Nov. 20 to adopt amendments to its zoning code establishing parking requirements that could affect motels’ ability to add accessory uses such as a...
C.P.F. Revenues Up, Schneiderman Concedes, Thiele Supports Solar Expansion Campaign
Jay Schneiderman has officially conceded the race for Suffolk County comptroller to the incumbent, John M. Kennedy Jr., three weeks after the election.
An Amagansett man who was arrested in July for trespassing on Cartwright Shoal, a tidal peninsula in Gardiner’s Bay, was buoyed by last Thursday’s presentation by the Suffolk County district attorney’s office that he said did not include proof that...