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Jamie Bufalino
The town board recently enacted new parking requirements for resorts and motels. The code now says a resort must meet current parking requirements for its principal use.
Jamie Bufalino
A controversial settlement between Marc Rowan, the owner of Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Montauk, and East Hampton Town in a dispute regarding uses of the property requires Mr. Rowan to obtain site plan approval and a permit from the town planning board, but limits the scope of the board’s site plan approval.
Christopher Walsh
Over some objection during last Thursday’s public hearing, and one nay vote among five, the East Hampton Town Board amended the town code to change the permitting scheme for driving on beaches. A related change to parking at beaches was unanimously approved.
Star Staff
Two patrons police described as elderly at the East Hampton Senior Citizens Center on Springs-Fireplace Road got into a fight on March 1 around 11:15 a.m. One man punched another, causing an abrasion.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A fight that broke out inside the Point Bar and Grill in Montauk on Saturday night led to a drunken-driving arrest.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A man prosecutors had called the “gatekeeper of the ill-gotten proceeds of the largest narcotics distribution ring in and around Montauk” was sentenced Wednesday.
Larry Penny
The alewife, a herring species and one of the only fish named after a woman, will be back, but not nearly so widespread on the South Fork as the osprey or the spring peeper.
Mark Segal
Guild Hall knows how to throw a party, and it showed that Monday with the 34th Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards dinner high above Manhattan at the Rainbow Room.
Taylor K. Vecsey
William Miller, an East Hampton native who has cancer, had been reported missing by his family last week.
Christopher Walsh
The 2019 slates announced by East Hampton Town’s political parties in recent weeks have set up a three-way race for supervisor in November and blurred political affiliations as minority parties strive to overcome a sizable Democratic majority in both town government and voter registration.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Crime is at a five-year low in East Hampton Town, following a nationwide trend, Police Chief Michael Sarlo told the town board in presenting his annual report on Tuesday.
Christopher Walsh
Fashion entrepreneur heading town’s litter committee reflects on "labor of love."
Johnette Howard
While opioids have dominated the fight against substance abuse in Suffolk County recently, the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York has created a different challenge for parents and children.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An East Hampton woman’s four-legged clients won’t have to sniff out a new day care thanks to an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals decision that allows her to continue operating the business out of her house.
Jamie Bufalino
A groundbreaking ceremony for the 37-unit affordable housing complex to be built at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett will likely take place next month.
Christopher Walsh
A plan to relocate East Hampton Town’s shellfish hatchery that envisions a combined educational center and exemplar of environmentalism and sustainability was unveiled at Town Hall on Tuesday, as a proposal to consolidate the hatchery and nursery at one site moved closer to fruition.