News

Taylor K. Vecsey
Ken Brown, who will turn 73 in June, joined the fire department at 18 and still responds to calls as a member of Company No. 5. He has no plans to retire.
T.E. McMorrow
While in the custody of East Hampton Town police Saturday night on a charge of driving while intoxicated, a 21-year-old woman turned violent, striking a village policeman, who had come to assist, with a closed fist.
Joanne Pilgrim
Even after the state takes regulatory authority over Uber and other ride-hailing services, East Hampton Town will be allowed to apply parking restrictions.
Joanne Pilgrim
With the weather and the resort season warming up, the East Hampton Town Board turned its attention this week to proposed town code changes about seating at takeout food shops as well as outdoor dining at restaurants and on sidewalks in downtown Montauk.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Steven E. Skrynecki, named by the Southampton Town Board in September to take over as town police chief, was officially sworn in this week.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Representative Lee Zeldin has reintroduced the Plum Island Preservation Act, a bill to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the government to the highest bidder.
Joanne Pilgrim
Representatives of East Hampton Town’s Fisheries Advisory Committee have asked for a comprehensive analysis of the socioeconomic importance of fisheries on the East End.
T.E. McMorrow
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals must weigh a request that would allow a retirement "dream house" on a half-acre, landlocked parcel. The site contains wetlands and dunes.
T.E. McMorrow

Judy D’Mello
The Springs School Mystery Art Sale will return to Ashawagh Hall after a hiatus in 2016. The sale raises money for the school’s Visiting Artists Program.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Diana Weir will become the director of housing in Southampton Town's Land Management Department on June 1.
Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town finished 2016 firmly in the black with a positive balance of $29 million, a historic high, according to town officials.