News

Christopher Walsh
The South Fork Peak Savers Program, which encourages energy efficiency through reduced consumption, is offering a new program that would reduce peak electricity demand and save money, the East Hampton Town Board was told on Tuesday.
Gina Piastuck
Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection
Jamie Bufalino
The owners of Brass and Burl, an online store for high-end furniture and home décor, are planning a showroom on part of the Franklin Triangle, a wedge-shaped property between Skimhampton Road and Montauk Highway in East Hampton.
Taylor K. Vecsey
East Hampton Town police arrested an apparent drunken driver in the early morning hours on Saturday in Springs. An officer saw a 2016 Ford F-250 heading south on Three Mile Harbor Road near Fort Pond Boulevard when the driver failed to signal turning left around 2:50 a.m., according to a report.
Jamie Bufalino
A law requiring low-nitrogen septic systems for all new residences, for existing buildings — including commercial ones — that expand their floor area by 25 percent, and for nonresidential properties that require site plan review was adopted by the Sag Harbor Village Board on March 12.
Christopher Walsh
A 2018 jury trial and verdict concluding that the Town of East Hampton was responsible for erosion west of the jetties at Montauk Harbor was overturned on Friday, when a judge granted the town's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, overruling the $356,000 in damages awarded to seven property owners.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An 18-year-old East Hampton man was involved in an accident that left one man dead in Flanders Tuesday morning.
Johnette Howard
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and environmental advocates blasted a deal that rolls back the timing and circumstances under which the industrial mine in Noyac has to close.
Christopher Walsh
Perhaps the greatest lesson, for students of all ages, is that one person really can make a difference.
Baylis Greene
A fire at a small house on a Bridgehampton back street Thursday was largely contained to one room.
Johnette Howard
Homeowners in a Suffolk County grant program to defray the installation costs of nitrogen-reducing septic systems got an unwelcome surprise in recent weeks — 1099 forms to report it as income.
Christopher Walsh
Some Montauk residents acknowledged positive recommendations in the ongoing hamlet study, while the town board agreed that a planned retreat and relocation of oceanfront structures requires further study.
Carissa Katz
The Montauk Library is preparing for its first expansion and renovation since construction of its current building in 1991.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board backtracked on a settlement the town reached in January with Marc Rowan, the billionaire owner of Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Montauk, following an outcry from residents.
Jamie Bufalino
As part of an effort to restore the Deacon David Hedges house in Sagaponack, which was built in 1775 by a descendant of one of East Hampton’s founding families, the owners are seeking variances from the Sagaponack Village Zoning Board of Appeals to build a second structure on the property.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Big Red Med Disposal Box has been placed at the East Hampton Town Police Department’s Montauk precinct on South Embassy Street.