News

Johnette Howard
Simmering tension in the Springs School community burst into public view at the last two public meetings of the district’s school board.
Christopher Walsh
With the enthusiastic endorsement of their lessees, the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday moved nearer to codifying a significant change in the terms for the lots at Lazy Point, Amagansett, where residents own their houses but lease the underlying land.
Jamie Bufalino
A sluggish East End real estate market in January produced less than $5.5 million in revenues for the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund, a nearly 45-percent decline from the same period last year, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced on Monday.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board has scheduled a public hearing next Thursday at which comment for or against an amendment to the town code that would require residents to obtain new permit stickers for parking and driving on beaches will be heard.
Christopher Walsh
Members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife, asserting that residents are unsafe in the woods during hunting season, are asking the East Hampton Town Board to institute a ban on hunting on one weekend day.
Star Staff
On the heels of the East Hampton Town Board’s Feb. 7 vote to ban the intentional release of balloons, the town trustee who was among those drawing attention to their detrimental impact on marine life is now advocating an outright ban on the sale or distribution of Mylar balloons.
Jamie Bufalino
A proposed 17,000-square-foot expansion of T.J. Maxx, a chain store in Bridgehampton Commons, was approved by the Southampton Town Planning Board on Feb. 14.
Andrea Meyer
Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection
Christopher Walsh
Simmering tension on the East Hampton Town Board erupted last Thursday during a discussion about the town’s settlement with Marc Rowan, the billionaire who bought Duryea’s fish market in Montauk in 2014.
Star Staff
Several youths lit fireworks on Brandywine Drive on Feb. 16, according to Mark Lombardo, a neighbor. Extra patrols were requested for Saturday nights.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 24-year-old man was arrested in Sag Harbor on Friday afternoon after police said he violated a court order and threatened another man with a rubber mallet.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Danbury, Conn., man was arrested on a drunken-driving charge after an accident Friday night in which he hit the HomeGoods building in Wainscott, East Hampton Town police said.
Carissa Katz
Most of money the organization uses on direct aid to individuals with life-threatening and catastrophic illnesses in East Hampton, Southampton, Shelter Island, and Southold comes from its annual fund-raiser, to be held Saturday night at the Ram's Head Inn on Shelter Island.
Star Staff
Federal authorities have criminally charged a former East Hampton man in an alleged scheme to defraud investors.
Christopher Walsh
Denny Laine, a rock veteran whose voice adorns an enduring hit from the 1960s and who performed with Paul McCartney throughout the ’70s, will play on Saturday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
Christopher Walsh
PSEG Long Island, which manages the electrical grid on behalf of the Long Island Power Authority, has scheduled a workshop at which it will present information on the planned relocation of the LIPA substation on Industrial Road in Montauk.