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Christopher Walsh
Environmental Conservation officers watched as party boat customers dumped hundreds of black sea bass overboard at Star Island in Montauk Harbor in defiance of their orders to stop.
Star Staff
A three-vehicle accident at Spring Close Highway closed a portion of Montauk Highway between Brent's Deli and Skimhampton Road in East Hampton Wednesday morning.
Christopher Walsh
Kathee Burke-Gonzalez and Jeffrey Bragman are the apparent winners in the Democratic primary for East Hampton Town Board, trailed by Zachary Cohen, who forced the primary after being passed over for the Democratic Committee’s endorsement.
Christopher Walsh
Four East Hampton Village lifeguards and a former lifeguard were recognized for their role in an ocean rescue at the village board's work session on Thursday morning.
Christopher Walsh
On Tuesday, registered Democrats can vote in a primary election to select the party’s two candidates for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, and members of the town’s Independence Party can select its 9 candidates for town trustee from a field of 10.
Judy D’Mello
Lisa Seff, a veteran science teacher at the Springs School, was on top of the world on Monday. While many here may have felt on top of the world in Labor Day’s perfect weather, Ms. Seff was actually there.
T.E. McMorrow
A Springs man is being held in county jail after being arrested Monday on felony charges of stealing another’s identity for the purposes of fraud, as well as six related counts of petty larceny.
Joanne Pilgrim
A water purification project in Accabonac Harbor — the first in East Hampton Town to be funded by the portion of the community preservation fund that voters approved last year for water quality improvement — is moving ahead, Kim Shaw, the town’s natural resources director, told the town board this week.
Christopher Walsh
The election of Donald Trump created a wave of uncertainty and fear among undocumented immigrants across the country, prompting rumors of detentions and deportations to spread quickly through the South Fork towns and East Hampton officials to assert that local law enforcement personnel would not carry out immigration enforcement.
Christopher Walsh
Sixteen years removed from the drafting of its comprehensive plan, East Hampton Village is the recipient of a “guerrilla plan” that its creators say would address environmental, transportation, and housing deficiencies while connecting existing and new hubs of activity, restoring the pedestrian and bicycle-friendly village of years past.
T.E. McMorrow
A site plan that would allow Tiina the Store, on Amagansett Main Street, to demolish a back building and part of its main building, is once again facing possible derailment.
Jackie Pape
There was a three-vehicle pileup on Newtown Lane, east of Park Place, on the morning of Aug. 25, shortly before 9.
Joanne Pilgrim
With another summer in the books, the second since East Hampton Town established a rental registry to help rein in problematic illegal short-term and overcrowded rentals, the legislation was this week declared a “terrific success” by Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell.
Judy D’Mello
Enrollment at East Hampton High School has increased by approximately 100 students this year, to 972, the high school principal, Adam Fine, said at a school board meeting on Tuesday.
T.E. McMorrow
An East Hampton Town police investigation of a “suspicious person” knocking on doors of residences on Greentree Court in Amagansett, off La Foret Lane, led late Friday night to the arrest of Kai Jing Liu, 32.
T.E. McMorrow
A number of car crashes on local roads ended in alcohol-related charges over the holiday week.