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The Sag Harbor School District formally took ownership of the former Stella Maris Regional School last Thursday, about seven months after voters approved the district’s purchase of the property.
Ideas for the kids over the school break.
The Long Island Collection at the East Hampton Library is a repository of some 100,000 historical treasures.
Nearly six years after a Springs man was accused of shooting, stabbing, and beating his estranged girlfriend, in front of their children, he is headed to state prison. Suffolk County Criminal Court Judge Timothy Mazzei handed down a maximum sentence...
Lengthy negotiations between East Hampton Town and the Bistrian family over the possible purchase and preservation of a large tract of farmland they own in Amagansett have reached yet another impasse.
Their inventions ranged widely, but they shared a common theme: They were the original creations of Hayground School students working together to crack a challenging problem.
The off-season may be quiet, but East Hampton Town officials, well aware that sun-seekers will return with the climbing roses as usual next summer and businesses will be back in full swing to serve them, are putting new teeth in existing laws to better control potential chaos, particularly in Montauk.
The fire that ripped through a section of Sag Harbor’s Main Street on Friday morning — the worst on the South Fork in 22 years — destroyed two buildings, including the Sag Harbor Cinema, badly damaged others, devastated businesses, and displaced two people from second-story apartments.
East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen is taking a private security position, he said on Wednesday.
Despite reports that cigarettes were blame for the fire on Friday that destroyed several Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor, including the lobby of the Sag Harbor Cinema, fire investigators have yet to pinpoint a cause.
The building that housed Compass real estate, which was destroyed by the fire that ripped through five Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor on Friday, was demolished.
Long-running negotiations between East Hampton Town and the Bistrian family over the town's possible purchase and preservation of a large tract of farmland in Amagansett have reached yet another impasse.
East Hampton Town is discussing using the community preservation fund to further protect farmland by purchasing “enhanced development rights” on land that has already been preserved for farming.