News

Christopher Walsh
As of its soft opening on July 10, East Hampton has a new purveyor of beer, soda, juices, mixers, and other goods. Sam’s Beverage Place, at 29 Race Lane, is the bright and inviting retailer that now occupies the former Pritam and Eames furniture store.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A fire broke out at a house on Gainsborough Court in Montauk on Tuesday afternoon.
Christopher Walsh
Four weeks after they ordered Georgica Pond closed to the harvesting of crabs and other marine life due to a report a toxic blue-green algae from Suffolk officials, the East Hampton Town Trustees reopened the pond as the algal bloom had significantly diminished.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Detectives are investigating a burglary at two East Hampton Village stores, along with a fire that was started there, in the early morning hours on Monday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Bicyclists spotted a pickup truck in the woods at about 7 a.m. It was not clear how long he had been there.
T.E. McMorrow
Police are seeking information about early-morning shotgun blasts that damaged a house on Oakview Highway in East Hampton Saturday.
Jon M. Diat
Capt. Frank Tuma Sr. will be honored as the Fishing Legend of the Year at the conclusion of the 17th annual Montauk Mercury Grand Slam Fishing Tournament on Sunday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A daughter recalls the life of a fisherman lost at sea last week 30 miles south of Montauk.
Joanne Pilgrim
A $4 million purchase of enhanced development rights on almost 30 acres of farmland in Wainscott would be the first East Hampton Town acquisition under which only food farming would be permitted.
Judy D’Mello
Students may be on summer break, but local school boards are busy. Last week, they began their 2017-18 administrative year with annual reorganizational meetings.
Christopher Walsh
Students may be on summer break, but local school boards are busy. Last week, they began their 2017-18 administrative year with annual reorganizational meetings.
Joanne Pilgrim
The tiny house craze, a proliferation across the country of small dwellings on wheels, similar to recreational vehicles, could be brought to bear on a problem in East Hampton: the lack of affordable housing for seasonal workers.
Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town may have had its efforts to stem noise from aircraft using East Hampton Airport shot down in court, and found no success in a bid to have the Supreme Court review the case, but town board members are not giving up.
T.E. McMorrow
A 20-year-old Sag Harbor woman was charged with drunken driving in Montauk early Saturday morning after her 2009 Lincoln Suburban swerved onto the shoulder of West Lake Drive near the docks and head-on into a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro.
Jackie Pape
Three people were taken to South­ampton Hospital on the Fourth of July after a two-car accident on the corner of Fort Pond Boulevard and Crandall Street in Springs.
Christopher Walsh
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle have sponsored legislation that would set up a seafood marketing task force to promote the marketing and sustainability of seafood landed in New York State waters.