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In an era when police fight crime with high-tech gadgetry — Tasers and license plate readers in patrol cars — a much lower-tech instrument now helps East Hampton Town police handle crowds at special events as well as in downtown Montauk during the...
At the John M. Marshall Elementary School a new optional enrichment series introduces kids to guest speakers from the community who share their expertise -- and maybe even a pony -- during lunch and recess periods.
The East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery disseminated about 40 million oysters, clams, and scallops into town waters last year, but enjoyed more success with clams and oysters than with scallops.
New York has filed a petition with the federal government to establish fair quota allocations for the state’s commercial harvest of fluke.
Ronald S. Baron, the billionaire owner of a string of beachfront properties on East Hampton's Further Lane lost a bid to build a walkway through the protected double dunes there. The same week, a higher court rejected his appeal of an earlier...
The body of a 29-year-old Islip man was pulled from the water north of Montauk Point late Wednesday afternoon after a surfer spotted him floating facedown just after 5 p.m.
Renovations began last week at the Long Island Rail Road station in East Hampton Village, marking the start of a months-long project that will keep the building closed well into the summer season, even as train service remains uninterrupted.
Students organized buses to Washington, D.C., and a protest in Sag Harbor and many traveled to New York City on Saturday as the March for Our Lives in the nation's capital was mirrored by hundreds of similar events across the country calling for...
Making its debut this year in the Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday is a float by the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation constructed from marine debris collected during the group’s recent beach cleanups.
Plans that were developed to address a scarcity of parking, dangerous conditions created by overcrowding, emergency vehicle access, and drainage issues clashed on Tuesday with residents’ collective frustration that Montauk’s rural character is...
On Friday, just two weeks and a day before her son’s wedding reception at the Hedges Inn in East Hampton, Joanne Lester O’Brien learned that East Hampton Village had denied a permit for the March 31 event.
Clearing has begun for an energy-storage facility on a site between Fort Pond and Fort Pond Bay in Montauk after a sharply divided East Hampton Town Planning Board voted to approve the project on March 14.
A Southampton lawyer is taking the Town of East Hampton and several chemical manufacturers to court over the contamination of drinking water in Wainscott.