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The lure of waterfront living, the stratospheric value of most South Fork real estate, and fear that a catastrophic weather event could destroy it all were starkly illustrated at Tuesday’s meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees.
Supporters of the Breakwater Yacht Club packed the meeting room at Sag Harbor Village Hall and spilled out onto the stairs Tuesday night to press the board on why the community sailing center’s lease was not being renewed.
As the trial of Jason Lee continued in Riverside on Wednesday, the prosecution turned its attention to his cellphone records on the morning of the alleged rape.
In a packed courtroom on Tuesday, the woman, known only as D.D., gave a graphic and tearful description of the alleged attack in the early morning of Aug. 20, 2013, at an East Hampton house Jason Lee was renting for the month.
The house, built in 1824 and transformed in 1840 into one of the state’s finest examples of Greek Revival architecture, is in the early stages of a $6 million restoration project being undertaken by the Bridgehampton Museum with help from Southampton Town and New York State.
The president of the teachers association favors students refusing to take state assessment exams as a way to send a message to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in opposition to a key element of his education reform package.
In the second day of Jason Lee's rape trial, a taxi dispatcher says a caller whose number matches that of Mr. Lee requested a taxi from house where the alleged incident took place not long after police arrived.
A weekend ban on helicopters at the East Hampton Airport will not be among the restrictions designed to reduce aircraft noise over East Hampton and the East End.
In a region already known for its farming industry, schools are increasingly looking toward on-campus gardens for hands-on education and fresh produce to nourish both their students and the surrounding community.