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Bridget LeRoy
Almost anyone who’s lived in or visited Montauk over the last three or four decades is likely to have a tale to tell about the property at 161 Second House Road, recently known as ...
Matthew Taylor
The November ballots for the East Hampton Town Democratic, Republican, and Independence Parties are taking shape this week, and for some...
Joanne Pilgrim
A standing-room-only crowd that spilled over into the hallway descended on East Hampton Town Hall last Thursday night to demonstrate the strength of public support for beach-access rights, and to ask the board to...
Russell Drumm
The wheels were spinning and there were lots of ideas about improving water and habitat quality, but the 21 people who attended the second meeting of the ad hoc Lake Montauk Watershed Committee agreed after a lengthy discussion that traction was...
Joanne Pilgrim
After a vote last Thursday by the East Hampton Town Board, the organizers of the MTK: Music to Know concert now hold two town permits authorizing the Aug. 13 and 14 event. One, being challenged in ...
Joanne Pilgrim
The Barbara Hale nature preserve along Accabonac Harbor in Springs has long been slated to be restored to its traditional state as an open meadow, but questions arose this week after a landscape designer, at the invitation of the town’s natural resources director, removed dozens of...
Joanne Pilgrim
The abolition of two positions in the East Hampton Town Sanitation Department, leaving two town employees without jobs, prompted comments at a town board meeting last Thursday from ...
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.