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A pilot program testing new septic waste management technologies is under way, as researchers, environmentalists, and public officials across the region have targeted nitrogen pollution from wastewater as the cause of continued and increasing problems with the quality of ground and surface waters.
David Geffen’s request to allow extensive alterations to his two-acre oceanfront property, all seaward of the coastal erosion hazard area line, drew pointed questions and skepticism from the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
Sydney, 15, a part-time resident of Bridgehampton, has collected about 5,200 signatures on a petition via the website Change.org that asks the Boy Scouts of America to adjust its charter and join the ranks of international youth scouting organizations that are coed.
In the weeks after the public got word that the Sag Harbor School District had not yet voted to extend its superintendent’s contract past its June 2017 expiration date, parents and residents made it clear to the school board during the public comment sessions of its meetings that they wanted the superintendent to stay.
East Hampton Town police arrested a Manhattan man Sunday on misdemeanor charges of reckless boating while intoxicated after he ran his vessel aground, injuring four passengers, all of whom were taken by ambulance to Southampton Hospital. The man,...
Two new, full-size maps depicting some 213 miles of trails within the Town of East Hampton are now available, after a comprehensive effort across several town departments that included trudging along just about every inch of the trails, through woodlands and meadows, cliffside and shore.
A man accused of pistol-whipping a Springs man during a robbery on Soundview Drive in Montauk early Sunday was arrested following a manhunt in Amagansett later that morning.
Around this time of year, bogus sightings of false albacore begin to percolate among hopeful fishermen. Anglers eager for a tussle with the line-peeling speedster confuse pods of marauding bluefish for their prize. Eyes see what they want to see when falsie fever spreads around the East End.
The third annual Springs Agricultural Fair at the Ashawagh Hall farmers market last Saturday drew human competitors in vegetable growing and flower arranging, while canines and poultry, aided by their human overseers, vied for recognition as most...