News

Joanne Pilgrim
A decades-long East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department practice of reusing industrial metal barrels for trash cans in public places has been halted after an employee, who felt ill after clearing barrels of chemical residue, raised questions about it.
Larry Penny
The birds that have been showing up at your feeder daily will still need another couple of weeks of food to keep them going.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Four people were treated for minor injuries at Southampton Hospital Tuesday morning after a head-on collision on Montauk Highway in Water Mill.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A fire broke out in a commercial building at 10 Washington Avenue, off Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton, on Tuesday morning.
T.E. McMorrow
The trial of a former manager of the Poxabogue Golf Center in Sagaponack on a felony charge of unlawful surveillance got underway Thursday in the Arthur Cromarty Criminal Court Complex in Riverside.
Judy D’Mello
Fourth graders at the Montauk School are working with some success to convince businesses to switch from plastic straws to paper ones.
Christopher Walsh
Six weeks after several baymen insisted that Accabonac Harbor had to be dredged, and quickly, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed on Monday to hire Patrick Bistrian, an East Hampton excavation contractor, to get the work done. Excavation began yesterday.
Christopher Walsh
More than 150 people crowded into Clinton Academy in East Hampton last Thursday for a look at the future of electricity generation, as representatives of Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island company, presented its recently approved plan to construct a wind farm 30 miles offshore.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Emergency cardiac care is to become more accessible for East End residents with the opening before long of cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories in Southampton and Riverhead.
Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town is continuing its focus on achieving its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy, and an expected $100,000 state grant will give a boost to those efforts.
Judy D’Mello
Walker Bragman, 28, is spearheading a rally against drug addiction and a call for more teen space at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
Joanne Pilgrim
A settlement has been reached between East Hampton Town and Jay Jacobs, an owner of the Hampton Country Day Camp in East Hampton, who was cited by East Hampton Town for using a house he owns at 17 Ocean Boulevard in East Hampton as a dormitory for camp staff.
Star Staff
Local Government Briefs
T.E. McMorrow
Criminal charges against a Manhattan man who owns a house in Amagansett were dropped on March 2 in East Hampton Town Justice Court, based on a lack of sufficient evidence to justify the arrest.
T.E. McMorrow
A Springs man with a long history of unlicensed driving is again facing the charge, this time as a felony.
T.E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town police made a second arrest involving an alleged under-age party house on Neck Path in Springs, this time of a man they say acted as a bouncer for at least two of the parties there.