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T.E. McMorrow
Jefferson Davis Eames, 48, accused of hosting parties at which there was under-age drinking and drug use, pleaded guilty in East Hampton Town Justice Court Thursday to five misdemeanor charges and one violation.
Joanne Pilgrim
As restaurateurs gear up for Memorial Day weekend and the start of the moneymaking season, some are criticizing a proposed new law that they say would affect patrons waiting to be seated.
Christopher Walsh
Laura Tooman assumed the presidency of the Concerned Citizens of Montauk on May 1, just as the town embarked on a monumental effort to protect groundwater, a coastal assessment resiliency plan is developed, hamlet studies proceed, and the summer visitors arrive.
Christopher Walsh
Conditions in Georgica Pond are ripe for yet another harmful algal bloom, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday, and they should consider an emergency opening of the pond to the Atlantic Ocean, which would mitigate the situation.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A couple getting their Springs house ready for the summer rental season lost everything on Saturday night to a fire that presented challenges for firefighters
Christopher Walsh
The stage may have been set last week for primary bids for East Hampton Town Board nominations in advance of the November election.
Joanne Pilgrim
With so much going on around us on the East End every summer, some might forget to look up. But to the founders of the Montauk Observatory, the heavens, and our unobstructed view of stars, planets, and the Milky Way are worthy of attention — and a decade of effort.
Isabel Carmichael
A contest is on to see who can guess the weight of Rudy the rooster, a Jersey Black Giant who is large even for the breed. Rudy lives at Rita’s Stables on West Lake Drive in Montauk.
T.E. McMorrow
A Brooklyn man who was pulled over on a traffic violation early Monday morning proved to be a wanted man in Alabama, according to East Hampton Town police.
Judy D’Mello
Accompanying 233 juniors from East Hampton High School, Michael Sarlo, the chief of police in East Hampton, returned to the site where almost 16 years ago he arrived with other police officers from the East End to help with the devastation of Sept. 11, which killed almost 3,000 people.
T.E. McMorrow
The indictment of Kody Knudsen of Springs was unsealed yesterday in the county courtroom of Justice Martin I. Efman in Riverside.
T.E. McMorrow
Less than 24 hours after arriving home from the county jail, where he had served time for drunken driving, Christopher Stuart Taylor of East Hampton, 45, was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court on the same charge, a felony this time, by the same judge who had sent him away in November, Justice Lisa R. Rana.
Star Staff
A Hampton Bays man working at a construction site on Cranberry Hole Road told police on May 12 that back in February he had lent some tools to a co-worker, but never got them back.
Helen S. Rattray
Dina Merrill, the actress and philanthropist whose own life story was at least as engaging as those of the women she portrayed in more than 25 Hollywood films, died on Monday at her oceanfront house on Highway Behind the Pond in East Hampton.
Star Staff
Bridgehampton firefighters battled the blaze Monday evening with help from the Sag Harbor and Southampton Fire Departments, shutting down Montauk Highway between the Bridgehampton Commons and Butter Lane as hose was stretched across the highway.