News

Jackie Pape
In acknowledging the current state of the world and the political arena in which we are living, the CNN news anchor and journalist Don Lemon addressed Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School class of 2017 on Saturday about the freedom of expression.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The driver of an Acura lost control of her vehicle, hopped a curb, and slammed into the side of the Montauk Playhouse on Saturday afternoon.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Steven E. Skrynecki was pulling over to help a motorist with engine trouble when he was hit from behind Thursday evening.
Joanne Pilgrim
Two laws adopted last Thursday revise the rules for restaurants and for retail takeout food shops, giving restaurants the ability to seek permission to accommodate more outdoor diners and legalizing seating in food shops.
Irene Silverman
For the time being, “there’s a shortage of buyers and a lot of overpricing. Prices must come down," Peter Turino, the president of Brown Harris Stevens in the Hamptons, told a crowd at East Hampton Library.
Joanne Pilgrim
Under the proposed law, installation of one of the new nitrogen-reducing systems would be required for new construction, when undertaking a substantial expansion, when an existing system fails and needs replacing, and when commercial sites require new site plan review.
T.E. McMorrow
Tiina Laakkonen and Jonathan Rosen face an uncertain future in their effort to expand Tiina the Store, their Amagansett Main Street retail shop, after the site plan, reviewed by the East Hampton Town Planning Board on June 14, seemed to raise more questions than it answered.
T.E. McMorrow
Neighbors express concern about NextEra Energy Resources' proposed battery facility near the Dune Alpin subdivision in East Hampton.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Within 24 hours of Southampton Town’s having launched a new online tool that allows residents to report nonemergency complaints and submit service requests, two requests had been logged.
Christopher Walsh
By a vote of 103 to 41, the New York State Assembly passed the Climate and Community Protection Act on Monday.
T.E. McMorrow
A taxi driver in Montauk who received a parking ticket on Memorial Day weekend and wound up with additional charges will have his day in court next month.
T.E. McMorrow
After years of wrangling between the Town of East Hampton and the owners of the Surf Lodge, a popular nightclub and motel, a giant step was taken this week toward finalizing a legal agreement.
T.E. McMorrow
A man was arrested early Friday morning after running his 2004 Chevrolet into the sand on the side of Cranberry Hole Road near Promised Land in Amagansett.
T.E. McMorrow
A Springs man arraigned last Thursday in East Hampton Town Justice Court on two felony charges, including sexual abuse in the first degree, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in Riverside.
Star Staff
A self-proclaimed Ku Klux Klan grand wizard from Hampton Bays was found distributing leaflets in East Hampton Village last week, according to police.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Sag Harbor Village police detective who had been suspended last year resigned from his post on Friday.