government

While local races in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary are drawing most of the attention here, several other important contests will be on the ballot, including for governor and state attorney general.
The arrival of Labor Day heralds the launch of campaign season, and with a contested nomination for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, Democrats are wasting no time.
The Town of East Hampton’s Natural Resources Department is overseeing a study of Hog Creek in Springs aimed at assessing nitrogen loading and identifying hot spots of nitrogen-rich groundwater intrusion so that mitigation measures can be implemented...
“We are going to win in November!” Perry Gershon told a lively gathering of East Hampton Democrats on Aug. 15 at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church. “Our time has come!” The Democratic Party is energized and united, he told the assembled, and “We...
With the Nov. 6 election for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board barely 10 weeks away, party officials are lobbing charges and countercharges of fraudulent nominating petitions.
Over the objections of East Hampton Town’s disabilities advisory board, a site plan for a new commercial building in Montauk that designates a separate, back-door entrance for disabled people was endorsed by the town planning board in a straw poll...
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January and must stand for election in November, submitted petitions to the Suffolk County Board of Elections on Monday offering himself as the candidate of a newly...
An interfaith forum on morality will proceed as planned Monday night, but one of its invited guests, Representative Lee Zeldin, will not be there.
Local Government Notes
The project, encompassing much of the hamlet south of East Hampton Airport, includes more than 500 residential properties and is the largest water main project undertaken by the water authority in almost 20 years.
The Army Corps of Engineers has indicated that its Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Plan, decades in the making, will provide significantly less sand to replenish Montauk’s downtown ocean beach than town officials had hoped.
A Sagaponack resident’s application to install eight-foot-tall deer fencing along the perimeter of a nearly 34-acre agricultural reserve elicited vehement opposition at a village board meeting on Monday.
Insisting that the Town of East Hampton, not to mention civilization itself, faces imminent climate chaos, four residents urged the town trustees on Monday night to look positively on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm.