News

Joanne Pilgrim
The new year will bring no respite from thorny issues, if the first meetings of the East Hampton Town Board in 2012 are an indication.
Carrie Ann Salvi
After agreeing on Dec. 19 to abolish the village planning board and assume that board’s duties itself, the Sagaponack Village Board held its first meeting to address planning matters on Monday.
Joanne Pilgrim

Heather Dubin
East Hampton Town police have released the name of a man who died Wednesday afternoon after driving his car over the edge of the bulkhead at the commercial dock on Gann Road and into the cold water of Three Mile Harbor.
Heather Dubin
When conjuring up an image of a firefighter, a woman does not usually come to mind. The Springs Fire Department defies this stereotype.
Bridget LeRoy
The East Hampton School District’s ongoing legal battle with Sandpebble Builders had its day in appellate court.
Russell Drumm
Fresh trails delight at Amsterdam Beach Preserve
Carrie Ann Salvi
After 17 years roasting and serving coffee from their shop in Sag Harbor, the proprietors of Java Nation were notified that they must vacate their rented premises by Jan. 31.
Bridget LeRoy
The Ross School community was rocked by news that three of its top administrators will be leaving.
The first meeting of the newly constituted East Hampton Town Board at Town Hall on Tuesday was largely a matter of formalities, with elected officials being sworn in.
East Hampton Town Trustees-elect were sworn in on Tuesday night at the start of their organizational meeting and wasted no time getting down to business.
Carrie Ann Salvi
After more than 42 years in the East Hampton Town Police Department, Lt. Francis Mott will retire from the force on Saturday with the distinction of being the town’s longest serving officer to date.
Bridget LeRoy
“I’m at my wits’ end,” said Mary Laspia, a Gould Street neighbor of East Hampton High School, who spoke up during the East Hampton School Board meeting on Dec. 20. She was referring to the noise from the new heating and air-conditioning units on the roof of the school.
Joanne Pilgrim

Heather Dubin
In addition to maintaining a hospital and the expensive undertaking of feeding and rehabilitating animals, the Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons is an educational resource.
Joanne Pilgrim
A brief discussion of data on East Hampton Town’s zoning districts and the space allotted for business here at the last town board meeting of 2011 appears destined for a reprise in the new year.