News

Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Village Board declared its unanimous support for a resolution brought by the Suffolk County Village Officials Association regarding the sale of so-called “bump stocks” at its last meeting of the year.
Christopher Walsh
Representative Lee Zeldin of New York’s First Congressional District was 1 of 12 Republicans in the House of Representatives to vote against the Republicans’ sweeping overhaul of the tax code.
David E. Rattray

Star Staff
Reports from the local departments.
T.E. McMorrow
Three people are facing drunken driving charges, including a Springs woman arrested on Dec. 14.
Larry Penny
Christmas comes but once a year. It’s the only day of the year when politicians take a back seat to everyday living and friends and families can rejoice in their absence.
Joanne Pilgrim
A $32.8 million centralized wastewater treatment system being designed for downtown Montauk would eliminate septic system headaches faced by many businesses and prevent contaminants from reaching ground and surface waters, but could cost some of the larger businesses more than six figures a year.
T.E. McMorrow
The New York Civil Liberties Union argued unsuccessfully in the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday for the release of a man being held by the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department on a detainment request from Immigration and Enforcement.
Christopher Walsh
East Hampton Village asked to retroactively approve improperly built structures at Ronald Perelman’s 58-acre Creeks on Georgica Pond.
Judy D’Mello
Security measures are a topic at the forefront of debate at many South Fork schools today. The issue was also raised during Monday’s work session of the Springs School Board.
Carissa Katz
The Suffolk County Board of Elections certified results for the Nov. 7 election on Dec. 6, further confirming the Democrats’ dominance in East Hampton Town, where the party’s candidates won the races for town supervisor and town board and came away with a 7-to-2 majority on the East Hampton Town Trustees.
Judy D’Mello
East Hampton has denied reassigning the lease of the now defunct Child Development Center of the Hamptons building on Stephen Hand’s Path to Gersh Academy, based on the fact that the company is not nonprofit, as the previous school there had been.
Christopher Walsh
An effort by Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans to construct the South Fork Wind Farm approximately 30 miles east of Montauk, to alleviate the concerns of skeptical fishermen took an incremental step forward when the company’s president and vice president of development addressed a standing-room-only crowd at East Hampton Town Hall on Monday.
Judy D’Mello
Shakespeare wanted his work to be performed. And for 20 years, students at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton have kept the Bard’s intentions alive.
Christopher Walsh
Landscaping companies involved in the design of what is known as a rain garden on the East Hampton Village green and the Eastern Long Island chapter of the Surfrider Foundation would like to see it expand.
Star Staff
A Conklin Terrace woman, whom police did not name, told them on Dec. 4 that a male co-worker had repeatedly come to her house without calling and let himself in.