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As of its soft opening on July 10, East Hampton has a new purveyor of beer, soda, juices, mixers, and other goods. Sam’s Beverage Place, at 29 Race Lane, is the bright and inviting retailer that now occupies the former Pritam and Eames furniture store.
A fire broke out at a house on Gainsborough Court in Montauk on Tuesday afternoon.
Four weeks after they ordered Georgica Pond closed to the harvesting of crabs and other marine life due to a report a toxic blue-green algae from Suffolk officials, the East Hampton Town Trustees reopened the pond as the algal bloom had significantly diminished.
Detectives are investigating a burglary at two East Hampton Village stores, along with a fire that was started there, in the early morning hours on Monday.
Bicyclists spotted a pickup truck in the woods at about 7 a.m. It was not clear how long he had been there.
Police are seeking information about early-morning shotgun blasts that damaged a house on Oakview Highway in East Hampton Saturday.
Capt. Frank Tuma Sr. will be honored as the Fishing Legend of the Year at the conclusion of the 17th annual Montauk Mercury Grand Slam Fishing Tournament on Sunday.
A daughter recalls the life of a fisherman lost at sea last week 30 miles south of Montauk.
A $4 million purchase of enhanced development rights on almost 30 acres of farmland in Wainscott would be the first East Hampton Town acquisition under which only food farming would be permitted.
Students may be on summer break, but local school boards are busy. Last week, they began their 2017-18 administrative year with annual reorganizational meetings.
The tiny house craze, a proliferation across the country of small dwellings on wheels, similar to recreational vehicles, could be brought to bear on a problem in East Hampton: the lack of affordable housing for seasonal workers.
It was about four years ago that Judy Smith noticed a seagull walking around on her deck and gave it something to eat. The seagull stuck around and visited Ms. Smith and her husband every weekend, loudly knocking its beak on their back window to say hello.
The barn at the historic Duck Creek Farm on the corner of Three Mile Harbor and Squaw Roads in Springs has been restored after an 18-month process and will open to the public on Saturday with an exhibit of artwork by Sydney Albertini.