News

Taylor K. Vecsey
A house in Springs sustained substantial damage after a fire broke out on the roof Saturday night, according to fire chiefs.
Carissa Katz
In a dining room full of East Hampton employers, about six raised their hands when asked at an East Hampton Business Alliance breakfast last Thursday if they use the H-2B visa program to bring in seasonal foreign workers.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals considered an application on Friday for minimal variances from the owners of a house that, Frank Newbold, the Z.B.A. chairman, said, “is considered by many people a very important architectural icon in architecture books, built in 1969 by Richard Meier.”
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 60-foot-tall flagpole in front of the redesigned Harbor Heights gas station in Sag Harbor Village has to come down, the village zoning board of appeals ruled on Tuesday night.
Judy D’Mello
In local school board elections on Tuesday, five newcomers won seats, with a write-in candidate besting an incumbent in Amagansett and first-timers ousting incumbents in Sag Harbor.
Christopher Walsh
The proposed offshore wind farm and water quality were the primary topics of discussion on Monday when the East Hampton Independence Party’s screening committee interviewed candidates for townwide office.
Joanne Pilgrim
What will happen in the days to come, and in future decades, along East Hampton’s 114 miles of coastline as a result of expected sea level rise and possible storms?
David E. Rattray
For the first time in memory, East Hampton Village’s Newtown Lane will be shut for a street fair featuring live music, community organizations, crafts booths, and a children’s play zone
Christopher Walsh
The trustees of the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station Society have invited the community to the grand opening and “commissioning” of the historical 1902 structure on Atlantic Avenue, on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m.
Taylor K. Vecsey
About a year after Southampton Town initiated a moratorium on any new planned development district applications and an official review of the existing legislation began, Supervisor Jay Schneiderman has proposed wiping the law off the books.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A father was charged early Sunday morning with violating the Suffolk County Social Host law after hosting what police called a “post-prom gathering” for his son at his Amagansett house.
Star Staff
Three boxes of about 200 pieces of brass and copper plumbing fittings, worth about $5,000, were stolen from the East Hampton Y.M.C.A. RECenter on Gingerbread Lane between May 5 at 3 p.m. and May 8 at noon, according to a contractor.
Judy D’Mello
Five short plays written and performed by East End middle school students will be presented at Stony Brook Southampton’s Avram Theater on Saturday at 7 p.m. as the culminating event of this year’s Young Artists and Writers Project middle school playwriting program.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The East Hampton Town fire marshal’s office is investigating a Friday brush fire in the woods near the railroad tracks off Spring Close Highway in East Hampton.
Star Staff
Terry Hoyt, a volunteer with the Bridgehampton Fire Department for 23 years, has been posthumously awarded the Southampton Town E.M.S. Advisory Committee’s Nancy Makson Award for Excellence.