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Star Staff
East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of a woman who was pulled from the ocean water off Beach Lane in Wainscott Saturday afternoon.
Taylor K. Vecsey
East Hampton Town police said Raymond Marisette, known around Montauk as Cheech, was found dead in a Gosman's parking lot there on Saturday morning.
Christopher Walsh
The town board voted narrowly on Thursday night to grant an access and utility easement to Deepwater Wind, allowing the Rhode Island company to route a transmission cable from its proposed South Fork Wind Farm from the ocean beach in Wainscott to a Long Island Power Authority substation near Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.
Christopher Walsh
A long-awaited effort to alleviate traffic by adding Long Island Rail Road service between Speonk and Montauk in the morning and afternoon is to begin late in the winter of 2019, officials confirmed on Tuesday.
Jamie Bufalino
Havens Beach in Sag Harbor has been inadvertently transformed into an active archaeological site following last November’s dredging of a section of the bay off Long Wharf. Along with the pumped sand came musket balls, an oil lamp, shards of pottery and porcelain, and coins that date as far back as 1875.
Christopher Walsh
It appears that there will be at least one primary election for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board on Sept. 13.
Johnette Howard
It takes a smart person to know his destiny when he gets a peek at it, and it takes an even bigger person to make the leap of faith once he does.
Carissa Katz
Two large measuring cups of coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax bubbled in a water bath on the kitchen stove on Friday, as Jennifer Decker and Lisa-Jae Eggert of 3 Moms Organics sat at a dining table filling four-ounce plastic bottles with a concoction of witch hazel, distilled water, vinegar, and essential oils aimed at repelling one of nature’s most feared pests.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board is expected to narrowly vote in favor of granting an easement allowing Deepwater Wind to bury a transmission cable from its proposed South Fork Wind Farm on a path from Wainscott to a Long Island Power Authority substation off Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.
Jamie Bufalino
Members of the farming community were invited to a Sagaponack Village Board meeting on Monday to express their opinions on a proposed series of code changes to regulate deer fencing.
Christopher Walsh
Some 800 cyclists are expected to take part in Soldier Ride the Hamptons, which takes place on Saturday on roads across the South Fork.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Four homeless men living in the woods around Riverhead were charged with a slew of burglaries on the South Fork last week after one of the burglaries was reported to Sag Harbor Village.
Star Staff
While on patrol on July 7 around 3:10 a.m., police noticed two men kicking at the door to Astro’s Pizza on Main Street in Amagansett.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A head-on collision last Thursday evening on Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton led to the arrest of one of the drivers on a drunken driving charge. Both vehicles were towed but neither man was injured.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 10-year-old boy was hit by a car as he crossed Montauk Highway in Wainscott with a friend on Friday morning at about 10:18 a.m.
Johnette Howard
Montauk advertises itself as “The End,” but it’s not literally at the end of the world although it felt that way recently for residents frustrated with their post office’s inability to deliver their packages and daily mail on time, if they could be located at all.