News

Jennifer Landes
John McWhinnie Jr., an art and rare book dealer known for his eclectic and inspired exhibits, both in East Hampton and New York City, died in a snorkeling accident on Friday
Heather Dubin
Property owners who want to demolish their house overlooking Gardiner’s Bay at the end of Mulford Lane in Amagansett and build a new one protected by a rock revetment will be before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals during its first hearings of the year on Tuesday.
Russell Drumm
In their first meeting of 2012, members of East Hampton Town’s ad hoc fisheries committee voted to recommend that the town board reappoint Arnold Leo, secretary of the East Hampton Town Baymen’s Association, to act as its consultant.
Russell Drumm
Francis Bock, a former East Hampton Town Trustee, has installed a scale model of a “dune ladder” on trustee-owned beach at Lazy Point in Amagansett. The trustees are considering financing the construction of a 900-foot-long version to help combat chronic erosion.
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.