News

Joanne Pilgrim
Real estate transactions in the first quarter of 2017 raised less money for the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund than they did in the first months of 2016, although the number of sales was virtually the same.
Christopher Walsh
A project started last fall to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds in East Hampton should be expanded slightly, not only to be more effective but to set an example for residential property owners, a landscape architect told the East Hampton Village Board on Friday.
T.E. McMorrow
On the afternoon of April 19, a head-on crash on Route 114 in Sag Harbor led to a drunken-driving charge against a woman who splits her time between Massachusetts and Sag Harbor.
T.E. McMorrow
An appeal to the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court by Catherine A. Cahill, a former East Hampton Town justice, seeking the reversal of a 2014 Supreme Court decision in which she was ordered to pay $1 million to a man who had been her husband’s partner in a land deal, was rejected on April 12
Star Staff
An Oakview Highway trailer park resident came home Friday after being out all day to discover that two propane tanks had been removed from the property.
T.E. McMorrow
Posing in an email as Courtney Sale Ross, the founder of the Ross School, someone stole about $167,000 from the school earlier this month, according to police.
Carissa Katz
A little dog who captured the hearts of the South Fork when he went missing from East Hampton 15 months ago, has been found alive and well at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter, his owner said.
T.E. McMorrow
Two teens and a 22-year-old who allegedly robbed an East Hampton man a little before midnight on Feb. 22 using what appeared to be a pistol have been arrested by East Hampton Town police detectives.
Christopher Walsh
Pat Mansir, a first term East Hampton Town Trustee, resigned on Monday, expressing growing frustration with what she describes as the panel’s dysfunction.
Joanne Pilgrim
The State Department of Environmental Conservation has warned against spring and summer pruning of oak trees, which have become infected across the state and Suffolk County with a disease called oak wilt.
Taylor K. Vecsey
New Sag Harbor regulations banning parking on side streets near the village’s two schools may be the village board’s way of encouraging the school district to provide more parking on its own.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Trustees scored a victory in State Supreme Court this month when a judge denied a request for summary judgment by an East Hampton Village resident who constructed a 166-foot-long rock revetment on the ocean beach in front of her house after her property was damaged during Hurricanes Irene in 2011 and Sandy the following year.
T.E. McMorrow
Two men charged with felonies in recent days have been indicted by grand juries.
East Hampton Town could have an answer in June as to whether the legality of three laws designed to cut down on aircraft noise over the community by restricting hours and access to the airport will be assessed by the highest court in the land.
T.E. McMorrow
A traffic stop in Sag Harbor on the afternoon of Easter Sunday led to the arrest of a Springs man, Ervin A. Chavez-Felipe, 42, on a felony charge of aggravated drunken driving.