News

Taylor K. Vecsey
With just over a week in office, Steven E. Skrynecki outlined three things he will be focused on as the new Southampton Town police chief at a town board meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
T.E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town police charged Jo Becker, 50, of Manhattan, with misdemeanor drunken driving Saturday night in Montauk after stopping her 2014 Mercedes-Benz on South Edgemere Street.
T.E. McMorrow
The property occupied by the now-defunct Cyril’s Fish House will be the subject of a hearing on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
Joanne Pilgrim
Members of the Montauk Playhouse Community Foundation, working to begin what has been planned from the start as the second phase of the reconstruction of the 1927 Tudor-style building, have turned to East Hampton Town for help.
T.E. McMorrow
Two men were arrested this past week following alleged domestic disputes, one with his wife, the other with a former acquaintance.
Star Staff
New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. issued a statement Friday assailing the American Health Care Act, which passed by a 217-213 vote in the House of Representatives last Thursday.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Republican Committee completed its selection of candidates for townwide offices last week and was expected to formally nominate them at its regular monthly meeting yesterday.
Star Staff
Police found no signs of forced entry at a house on Lazy Point, where $5,000 in cash and two watches went missing last week.
Joanne Pilgrim
Citing a lack of agreement on the terms of a new lease and a lack of rent payments, the East Hampton Town Board voted last Thursday to evict the Country School, a private preschool, from the land in Wainscott it has leased from the town since 1998.
David E. Rattray
The shadbush are blooming, and the dogwoods and lilacs are, too, which means that there should be fish around. And so there are.
Judy D’Mello
It was standing room only on Tuesday at the East Hampton School District’s budget hearing. The public is scheduled to vote on the budget on May 16.
Christopher Walsh
Under sunny skies, some 250 people marched along Sag Harbor’s Main Street and held a rally at Long Wharf on Saturday as part of a national campaign to draw attention to climate change.
Christopher Walsh
With its endorsement of Jeffrey Bragman for town councilman, the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee’s screening committee has signed off on a slate of candidates for town board and other townwide offices, but a primary challenge could be in the works.
Joanne Pilgrim
In August, after reaching yet another impasse over conflicting assessments and a purchase price, the Bistrians notified the town that they would proceed with development.
T.E. McMorrow
A Montauk hotel with a popular outdoor lounge scene would use an adjacent property for unspecified events most weekends this summer, a town official said.