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Diana Weir will become the director of housing in Southampton Town's Land Management Department on June 1.
East Hampton Town finished 2016 firmly in the black with a positive balance of $29 million, a historic high, according to town officials.
Declines in terrapin populations have prompted New York to consider banning their harvest.
Susan Vorpahl, a daughter of the late Stuart Vorpahl, a former town trustee and town historian, will join two incumbents on the Republican ticket. Democrats will run five incumbents and three new candidates.
Honor Flight Long Island, which has escorted over 1,300 veterans to view the war memorial for the first time over the past 10 years, has been expanded to include the Korean War veterans.
The East Hampton Rotary will honor Frances Ecker at its Person of the Year dinner on June 12, at the Harvest restaurant in Montauk.
The Coast Guard rescued people from a small folding e boat that was drifting out to sea near Montauk Point on Saturday afternoon.
Long Beach Road, which runs between Noyac and North Haven, was shut down after a suspicious package was reported Saturday afternoon.
Tyler Armstrong was arrested on drunken driving charges early Saturday morning.
The dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will take the stage at Guild Hall on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with their lighthearted spring production of "Cinderella."
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is happening on Saturday on the South Fork.
Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day, and BookHampton on Main Street has raffles, giveaways, and a literary scavenger hunt. A number of limited-edition books and art pieces — only available Saturday — will be on sale as well.
National Grid Generation plans to construct a five-megawatt battery facility on an undeveloped parcel on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.