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T.E. McMorrow
Jorge L. Marin, 29, of Montauk was arrested by East Hampton Town police after a traffic stop on Montauk Highway in East Hampton early Saturday morning and was charged with two felonies: possession of liquid marijuana, a controlled substance, and possession of a stolen debit card
Judy D’Mello
At the John M. Marshall Elementary School a new optional enrichment series introduces kids to guest speakers from the community who share their expertise -- and maybe even a pony -- during lunch and recess periods.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery disseminated about 40 million oysters, clams, and scallops into town waters last year, but enjoyed more success with clams and oysters than with scallops.
Jon M. Diat
New York has filed a petition with the federal government to establish fair quota allocations for the state’s commercial harvest of fluke.
T.E. McMorrow
Ronald S. Baron, the billionaire owner of a string of beachfront properties on East Hampton's Further Lane lost a bid to build a walkway through the protected double dunes there. The same week, a higher court rejected his appeal of an earlier decision regarding two walls built on the property without permits.
T.E. McMorrow
According to the East Hampton fire marshal’s office, it appears the fire was ignited by embers that flew out of the chimney.
T.E. McMorrow
A Springs man who recently finished his term of parole following a stint in county jail is back behind bars after being pulled over in a traffic stop around midnight on Sunday
Carissa Katz
The body of a 29-year-old Islip man was pulled from the water north of Montauk Point late Wednesday afternoon after a surfer spotted him floating facedown just after 5 p.m.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board plans to issue a request for proposals for a 30-bed seasonal housing structure to be situated on town-owned property at Montauk Harbor.
Jamie Bufalino
Renovations began last week at the Long Island Rail Road station in East Hampton Village, marking the start of a months-long project that will keep the building closed well into the summer season, even as train service remains uninterrupted.
David E. Rattray
Making its debut this year in the Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday is a float by the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation constructed from marine debris collected during the group’s recent beach cleanups.
Christopher Walsh
Plans that were developed to address a scarcity of parking, dangerous conditions created by overcrowding, emergency vehicle access, and drainage issues clashed on Tuesday with residents’ collective frustration that Montauk’s rural character is already endangered by a flood of arrivistes, manifested at Ditch Plain in the form of the luxury sports cars occupying scant parking.
Jamie Bufalino
On Friday, just two weeks and a day before her son’s wedding reception at the Hedges Inn in East Hampton, Joanne Lester O’Brien learned that East Hampton Village had denied a permit for the March 31 event.
T.E. McMorrow
Clearing has begun for an energy-storage facility on a site between Fort Pond and Fort Pond Bay in Montauk after a sharply divided East Hampton Town Planning Board voted to approve the project on March 14.
Christopher Walsh
A Southampton lawyer is taking the Town of East Hampton and several chemical manufacturers to court over the contamination of drinking water in Wainscott.
Judy D’Mello
The East Hampton Middle School’s eighth-grade English language arts class was assigned the task of reading “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan, an investigative look at the politics and trends behind the food supply and consumption in today’s society.