News

Christopher Walsh
The town will pay $2.1 million for the 1.1-acre commercially zoned property on Montauk Highway using the community preservation fund and a $300,000 donation from the Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation.
T.E. McMorrow
The gray seal pup found wandering on Bendigo Road in Amagansett late Tuesday afternoon was released back into the wild on Friday.
Christopher Walsh
David Lys sworn in but not before Councilman Jeffrey Bragman cast a no vote, citing differences over the town airport, zoning, and immigration.
Christopher Walsh
An overflow crowd in Southampton on Monday heard from six people who hope to be the Democratic Party candidate to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in the fall.
Christopher Walsh
East Hampton Village officials are taking a second look at Ronald Perelman’s application to legalize the construction and alteration of multiple structures at the Creeks, his 58-acre estate on Georgica Pond, following the submission of new maps, surveys, drawings, and a landscape plan.
Christopher Walsh
Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans to construct the South Fork Wind Farm approximately 36 miles east of Montauk, has asked East Hampton Town for easements allowing it to land the offshore installation’s transmission cable at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
Christopher Walsh
A federal district court judge has ruled that a lawsuit by environmentalists over the government’s handling of the potential sale of Plum Island can go forward
Jamie Bufalino
At last week’s East Hampton Village Board meeting, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. declared that the “handwriting is on the wall” regarding the likelihood of legislation to rein in the use of leaf blowers.
Christopher Walsh
There is a growing movement for states to bypass the federal government and enact policies consistent with the Paris Accord, under which nations pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the goal of limiting an increase in the global average temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.
Christopher Walsh
A new building in a consolidated campus for East Hampton Town’s public offices took a step forward on Tuesday with a presentation to the town board by architects from L.K. McLean Associates of Brookhaven.
Jamie Bufalino
In November, the dredging by Suffolk County of a part of the harbor inside the stone breakwater caused some consternation among residents, who complained about the wet sand and muddy water‚ or dredged spoils, being pumped ashore for beach replenishment.
T.E. McMorrow
A former resident of East Quogue and a convicted sex offender, was taken from county jail to East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday to be arraigned on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property.
Star Staff
Two Fort Pond Boulevard residents woke up on the morning of Jan. 8 to find an unmarked package on the front step. When the package was opened, the contents appeared to be feces
T.E. McMorrow
An Amagansett man is hoping to find a witness to an accident in which his 2009 Toyota sedan was severely damaged at about 4 p.m. on Jan. 7.
Bess Rattray
The Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council on Jan. 9 recognized an emergency-response team that had saved the life of a man who had collapsed in early January in East Hampton Village.
T.E. McMorrow
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals gave the green light to plans by the Montauk Historical Society to adorn with cellphone antennas the concrete fire control tower that sits next to the Montauk Point Lighthouse.