News

Jamie Bufalino
The Sag Harbor Partnership is inching ever closer to applying for a building permit to construct the Sag Harbor Cinema Center, a cultural institution on the site of the Sag Harbor movie theater, which was destroyed by fire.
Star Staff
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle have introduced legislation that would prohibit state agencies from approving permits for sand mining in cases in which the sand mine is located together with facilities where waste is processed, stored, sold, or transferred.
Jon M. Diat
Striped bass anglers are a bit different from most. They are by nature a rather secretive group. Whether from boat or shore, many are very protective of their favorite fishing haunts. Quite a few also refuse to reveal what they caught and what lures were used successfully on their most recent outings.
Larry Penny
Last Thursday afternoon I had the good (bad?) fortune of being in Montauk. I had heard the talk about moving the downtown (to where, I wonder), putting in a sewage treatment plant (where would the outfall go, I wonder), ospreys coming back to nest, and the like.
Jamie Bufalino
The East Hampton Housing Authority has received a $7 million grant from New York State for the affordable housing complex it is planning to build at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett.
Christopher Walsh
Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, on Sunday announced his intention to stand for election in November on the Democratic ticket, acknowledging that he could face a primary fight.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board has voted to authorize a state of emergency for Wainscott in order to direct money to residents whose wells were found to be contaminated by toxic perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs.
Judy D’Mello
Spending plans totaling almost $193 million for the 2018-19 academic year were approved on Tuesday by voters in school districts from Montauk to Bridgehampton. Budgets in all of those school districts came in below the state-mandated tax cap.
Jamie Bufalino
Sag Harbor Village’s plan to use part of a 24-acre site off the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike as an impound yard for vehicles seized by its police department is receiving pushback from environmental and preservation groups.
Christopher Walsh
The Concerned Citizens of Montauk announced a partnership with Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University on Monday to monitor harmful algal blooms.
Christopher Walsh
A proposal for a tennis court on West End Road in East Hampton Village — and the inevitable noise that would emanate from it — has rankled the would-be developer of an adjacent parcel on Georgica Cove.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board and the town trustees will hold a joint hearing on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm tonight at 6:30 at LTV Studios in Wainscott.
Christopher Walsh
Lori Miller-Carr, who marked her 30th year working for the East Hampton Town Trustees yesterday, will retire as the trustees’ secretary on May 30.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who derive approximately half their annual revenue from leasing land at Lazy Point, and a transfer fee on the sale of houses there, discussed the possibility of extending leases from the present one-year term to as many as 30 years, or perhaps more.
Star Staff
Paul Davis, an artist whose paintings and posters have been the subject of gallery exhibitions and museum retrospectives in the United States and abroad, has designed a poster featuring David Pechefsky.
David E. Rattray
A Friday driving-while-intoxicated arrest could lead to the deportation of a Mexican citizen who worked at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton.