News

Taylor K. Vecsey
A former Sag Harbor volunteer is suing the Village of Sag Harbor, saying he was improperly terminated after complaining about an alleged assault by a fellow firefighter. He seeks nearly $1.3 million in damages.
Judy D’Mello
Susan Gandolfo MacNeill recently self-published a book titled “Grover and Elizabeth: An Amagansett Tragedy," about a family's history with Huntington's disease.
Christopher Walsh
A small but important component of East Hampton Town’s transition to renewable energy will be detailed at Town Hall during a meeting of the town board’s energy sustainability advisory committee on Monday at 5 p.m.
T.E. McMorrow
A Montauk man has been arrested for the second time in less than two months on a felony cocaine possession charge.
T.E. McMorrow

T.E. McMorrow
Four 13-year-old students at Springs School were given a tour of East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday.
Star Staff
A yearlong moratorium on commercial development along Montauk Highway in Wainscott is likely to be extended for six months while planners hired by East Hampton Town finish a study of the hamlet.
T.E. McMorrow
Three men have been arraigned on felony charges over the last eight days in connection with a May 15 beating and robbery of a local man.
Judy D’Mello
Somewhere in the world, an Arthur Miller play is always being performed. Nearby, in Sag Harbor, it happens to be “Death of a Salesman” at Bay Street Theater, running now through Nov. 25.
Larry Penny
One of my long-term hobbies is counting the vehicles that pass east and west in front of my house two or three times a day, but almost always at noon and 6 in the evening. The latter count is now in the dark, but the noon count is fully lighted and I can separate the vehicles into various categories: sedans, S.U.V.s, pickups, buses, government vehicles, and trucks of various kinds. It’s something I’ve been doing off and on since 1980.
T.E. McMorrow
Town officials call for a hard look at whether a Spring house reconstruction should conform to modern environmental-protection setbacks.
David E. Rattray
The Mulford family copy of John Holt's 1776 printing was one of only five known. The East Hampton Library had been prepared to bid for an associated set of historical documents but was quickly out-priced.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A man walking along the edge of a cliff on the west side of Shadmoor State Park in Montauk fell approximately 40 feet to the bottom on Thursday afternoon, according to Montauk Fire Chief Vinnie Franzone.
Christopher Walsh
Nearly four out of five respondents to a questionnaire mailed to East Hampton Village residents in June would favor a lethal approach to deer management, according to the results of the survey announced at the village board’s work session last Thursday.
Christopher Walsh
Preparations are well underway to return the historical Dominy clock and woodworking shops, which date to the late 18th century, to their original location on North Main Street in East Hampton Village.
Joanne Pilgrim
A new historic preservation program that would give landmark status to and impose restrictions on a handful of houses throughout East Hampton Town was the subject of discussion during public hearings at Town Hall last Thursday night.