Government

East Hampton Town Maintains Top Bond Rating

Moody’s Investors Service has once more assigned the Town of East Hampton a top Aaa rating, citing the town’s “strong financial position, low though modestly growing debt burden.”

ARB Supports Howard Street Reno with New Window Plan

A property owner at 39 Howard Street has abandoned a previous, much-debated plan to install contemporary, louvered windows.

North Haven Village Adopts $1.8M Budget

Having made one change to its proposed budget since a public hearing earlier this month, the North Haven Village Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a 2019-2020 spending plan of $1,838,083.

Assessments Up 10 Percent for Many Southampton Residents

The overall tax assessment is up 10 percent in Southampton Town, with an estimated 30,000 property owners expected to receive notice of increased assessments in the next week.

Clock Runs Out for East Hampton GOP to Nominate Gruber for Supervisor

David Gruber, a longtime East Hampton Town Democratic Committee strategist who flipped the script on local politics last week when he screened with the East Hampton Republican Committee for the town supervisor’s seat, earned the GOP committee’s endorsement — but not the necessary paperwork for his nomination to proceed as a registered Democrat on the Republican line.

West Water Street Townhouses Get Final Village Approval

Developer Jay Bialsky on Monday cleared what was his last regulatory hurdle in front of Sag Harbor’s review boards.

Village Adopts $11.47 Million Spending Plan for 2019-20

The 2019-20 Sag Harbor Village budget represents a $570,942 or 5.24 percent increase over the 2018-19 budget.

Resiliency Remains a Focus for the Future of Montauk

The East Hampton Town Board appears ready to move forward with a hamlet plan for Montauk, one that will undergo rigorous environmental review and likely step back from drastic coastal retreat.

Gershon Set for Rematch with Zeldin in 2020

Perry Gershon announced Saturday that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination to run for Congress in 2020.

CCOM and Group for the East End Partner on Septic Information Series

The programs are designed to encourage resident to install the new septic systems, which reduce nitrogen levels in ground and surface waters.

Town Receives Petition for the Incorporation of the Village of East Quogue

The East Quogue Village Exploratory Committee has filed a petition including signatures for the Incorporation of the Village of East Quogue.

East Hampton Looks to Expand Ability to Build Affordable Apartments

East Hampton Town officials will discuss reducing the requirements needed in order to build a detached, affordable apartment.

Town Officials Say Ridership is Building on Commuter Connection

Southampton Town officials this week said that the service’s ridership has more than doubled in growth since the commuter train and bus service began in early March.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

H-2B Visa Cap Lifted to Relief of Local Business Owners

Congressman Lee Zeldin said the federal government needs to offer business owners on Long Island long term stability.

State Budget Includes Funding for East End

New York State legislators passed a state budget for 2019-20 early Monday morning that will ban single-use plastic bags statewide.

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