News

Christopher Walsh
Despite neighbors' protests, house with three "front yards" will get garage in one.
T.E. McMorrow
The grand jury that indicted Valon Shoshi last week in an assault earlier this month on his former girlfriend raised the legal stakes for him significantly by adding two new felony charges to the two he was already facing.
T.E. McMorrow
Police arrested a town resident earlier this month on charges relating to a series of contacts of a sexual nature with a 12-year-old girl back in 2011.
Christopher Walsh
A jewelry sale that was to be held Friday at Grey Gardens, the West End Road residence made famous by its connection to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a 1975 documentary about its inhabitants, has raised questions about the use of private houses for commercial ventures.
Jackie Pape
Today is the day that Uber, Lyft, and other “transportation network companies” can begin operating legally on the South Fork, as the result of a law approved in Albany earlier this month.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Trustees will apply this week for an emergency permit to open Georgica Pond to the Atlantic Ocean, according to Francis Bock, the governing body’s presiding officer.
Jackie Pape
Unusually high numbers of emaciated great shearwaters, which spend most of their time far out at sea, have been spotted on Long Island beaches in the past week.
Judy D’Mello
Three students who graduated from high school in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Bridgehampton this month are a study in getting ahead despite the odds.
T.E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town police arrested Freddy Romeo Mendoza-Gutierrez early Sunday morning on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs, saying his 2008 Ford had been swerving into the oncoming lane.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Southampton has established the East Coast’s first “green zone” in a town-owned East Quogue park, where it is using electric-powered maintenance equipment only, to reduce noise levels and eliminate carbon emissions and toxic pollutants.
Joanne Pilgrim
A court decision last fall prohibiting barns and other structures on farmland protected by a Suffolk County program may play into a lawsuit challenging a barn on Peconic Land Trust acreage in Amagansett.
Jackie Pape
This is not Ed Deyermond’s first time leaving the Sag Harbor Village Board — even he has lost track of how many — but he swears it is his last.
T.E. McMorrow
Two young people were arraigned Saturday morning in East Hampton Town Justice Court, each accused of battling police.
Star Staff
An officer on patrol on the morning of June 21 noticed pieces of white porcelain on the ground at the parking lot at the end of South Lake Drive in Montauk. Going into the restroom to investigate, she found that a urinal and a mirror had been smashed, and the toilet paper, soap, and towel dispensers had all been destroyed.
T.E. McMorrow
Bruce Bates, the longtime emergency preparedness coordinator for East Hampton Town, turned himself in last Thursday morning after being notified by the office of the Suffolk County District Attorney that he was about to be arrested and charged with grand larceny.