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Matthew Taylor
Steve Bellone, the Democratic town supervisor of Babylon, formally entered the race for county executive yesterday at a rally in his hometown, making him that party’s de facto nominee and setting him on a collision course with...
Joanne Pilgrim
Next year will be completely different for Pete Hammerle, a four-term East Hampton Town Councilman who last week withdrew his name from consideration for...
Russell Drumm
A court ruling that could result in the loss of one of East Hampton’s founding common rights has reignited the long-simmering debate over beach driving, which now pits Napeague residents suing to privatize the beach in front of their property against beach drivers ...
Leigh Goodstein
A 24-year-old man was arraigned in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Friday after police from four East End departments alleged he was responsible for the theft of nearly $600,000 worth of fine art...
Leigh Goodstein
A single-car accident on the morning of April 13 took the life of a Bridgehampton woman who was eight months pregnant.
Joanne Pilgrim
Under state and federal mandate, East Hampton Town must design and implement a comprehensive program to deal with stormwater runoff, ensuring that it does not transport pollutants into water bodies such as...
Carissa Katz
Candidates for school boards made their intentions official this week. There will be contested races in Amagansett, Springs, East Hampton, and Sag Harbor, but with the departure of the incumbents on the East Hampton and Springs School Boards, those races are ...
Leigh Goodstein
The East Hampton Town Planning Board has recommended that the town board deny applications to rezone residential properties in Wainscott and Amagansett.
Leigh Goodstein
The first quarterly report issued by the East Hampton Town Ordinance Enforcement Department shows that housing violations make up a majority of cases the department has been dealing with since the start of the year. Of the 265 code-enforcement cases dealt with or under review as of April 1, 75 involved overcrowding or other violations ...
Matthew Taylor
The 2011-12 budget adopted by the Sagaponack Village Board of Trustees on Monday calls for both a total spending increase, from $556,858 to $563,180, and a tax-rate decrease, from 8.17 cents per $1,000 of assessed income to 6.7 cents.
Joanne Pilgrim
A report on housing in East Hampton, prepared by a group of volunteers, outlines the challenges faced here, where the rise in housing costs has far outstripped increases in income and the population of schoolchildren has resulted in a heavy tax burden in certain districts
Matthew Taylor
Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter, a Republican, formally entered the race for county executive March 30, styling herself a more “inclusive” and “less combative” alternative to the retiring incumbent, Steve Levy, also of the G.O.P. She said the economy would be her top priority...
Leigh Goodstein
What appeared to be an innocuous request from representatives of an Amagansett business to add several sheds to its property divided the East Hampton Town Planning Board at its meeting on April 13.
Matthew Taylor
Real estate endured a significant drop-off on the East End in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the same period last year, data from two sources show.
Matthew Taylor
Speaking at Guild Hall on Saturday, Peter Orszag, President Obama's former budget director, said Americans should expect a fight over the national debt much like that for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.