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Star Staff
Kate Browning and Lee Zeldin each received endorsement from political groups with low enrollment in the First Congressional District.
T.E. McMorrow
A proposed Sagaponack subdivision on the south side of Montauk Highway has drawn the ire of the East Hampton Town Planning Board.
Christopher Walsh
President Trump has signed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Representative Lee Zeldin that expands severely disabled veterans’ access to health day care.
T.E. McMorrow
The East Hampton Town Planning Board held a public hearing on March 28 on a site plan that would allow AT&T to place cellphone antenna panels on a World War II-era fire-control tower at the Montauk Lighthouse.
Judy D’Mello
In less than six weeks, on May 15, voters in school districts across the state will head to the polls to cast their ballots on next year’s budgets and board member elections.
Judy D’Mello
I-Tri, which promotes leadership and life skills for girls, is looking for women who have achieved success in their adult lives to volunteer as speakers and mentors.
T.E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town police charged two men over the holiday weekend with drunken driving, with one charge a felony.
Star Staff
At some point on the afternoon of March 25, a “do not enter” sign at the intersection of West Lake Drive and Montauk Highway was knocked down by a vehicle, which left the scene.
Jon M. Diat
The email I received last Monday was ominous: “Jon, are you around? There are some things on the boat I would like to discuss.” Discuss? It sounded more like a doctor preparing you for a negative medical report.
Judy D’Mello
Tenzin Yignyen, or Lama Tenzin, a teacher of Tibetan Buddhism who has been visiting the Ross School for the last 14 years, says the American education system places far too much importance on producing smarter human beings. "But what about good human beings?"
T.E. McMorrow
A jury found a Northwest Woods man charged with violating East Hampton Town’s rental registry law in 2016 not guilty after a trial at East Hampton Town Justice Court last week.
Christopher Walsh
The former Boys and Girls Harbor campsite on Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton, may see a renovation that would include a covered pavilion. The creation of more accessible trails that adhere to Americans With Disabilities Act requirements has also been added to the plan.
Christopher Walsh
“I really have that strong understanding of how federal policy comes down and intersects with local policy — what happens on the ground,” David Pechefsky said of his tenure as the New York City Council’s assistant director for housing and economic development.
T.E. McMorrow
In an era when police fight crime with high-tech gadgetry — Tasers and license plate readers in patrol cars — a much lower-tech instrument now helps East Hampton Town police handle crowds at special events as well as in downtown Montauk during the summer season: the bicycle.
Christopher Walsh
In light of the fall 2017 detection of chemical contamination of more than 100 wells in Wainscott and the recent discovery of concentrations of lead and chemicals in the surface water and aquifer around the Sand Land mine on the Bridgehampton-Noyac border.
Star Staff
Two women who came to Montauk for the St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday had their wallets stolen while they were at the bar at the Memory Motel on Main Street. It appears from the redacted incident report that police have a suspect or two in mind, perhaps from surveillance video. Police are investigating.