News

Christopher Walsh
Declines in terrapin populations have prompted New York to consider banning their harvest.
Christopher Walsh
Susan Vorpahl, a daughter of the late Stuart Vorpahl, a former town trustee and town historian, will join two incumbents on the Republican ticket. Democrats will run five incumbents and three new candidates.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The Coast Guard rescued people from a small folding e boat that was drifting out to sea near Montauk Point on Saturday afternoon.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Long Beach Road, which runs between Noyac and North Haven, was shut down after a suspicious package was reported Saturday afternoon.
T.E. McMorrow
Tyler Armstrong was arrested on drunken driving charges early Saturday morning.
Christopher Walsh
National Grid Generation plans to construct a five-megawatt battery facility on an undeveloped parcel on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.
Taylor K. Vecsey
South Fork firefighters were busy last week, with three blazes damaging buildings and two brush fires. No injuries were reported.
Irene Silverman
On its front page, The Independent, a weekly newspaper based in East Hampton, announced last week that it had a new owner, Ronald Perelman, a name well known here although the famously private Mr. Perelman is not.
T.E. McMorrow
A dark cloud over a proposed car wash in Wainscott grew darker on April 19, when the East Hampton Town Planning Board, by a 5-to-1 vote, asked the Planning Department to prepare a memorandum examining the environmental impact of the proposal.
Christopher Walsh
A representative of the Rhode Island company that is planning a 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles off Montauk faced sharp questions from fishermen and other residents at the East Hampton Town Trustees meeting on Monday.
Joanne Pilgrim
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has been traveling the county this week promoting a proposal to establish a grant and loan program to help homeowners through out the county replace antiquated septic systems with new ones that remove nitrogen.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Howard Lutnick, the chairman and chief operating officer of Cantor Fitzgerald, may soon have a permit to build a one-and-a-half-story, 11,850-square-foot barn and a basketball court on his Bridgehampton estate, following a settlement with the Town of Southampton that ends a decade-old dispute.
Joanne Pilgrim
A new television show created for LTV, the local cable provider, by members of the nonpartisan East Hampton Group for Good Government had begun focusing on key issues through discussions and interviews with public officials, experts, and community leaders.
T.E. McMorrow
A Montauk man was arrested Friday night on two misdemeanor charges, petty larceny and possession of stolen property. According to East Hampton Town police, Richard A. Bauer, 38, went on a shoplifting spree at the 7-Eleven in downtown Montauk, stuffing his pants and pockets with various items.
Taylor K. Vecsey
At its meeting on Monday night, the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee was given a window into the current pedestrian and traffic safety analysis of the hamlet’s Main Street.
Star Staff
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of an initiative to require manufacturers of household cleaning products sold in New York to disclose chemical ingredients on their websites.