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Although the quality of waterways overseen by the East Hampton Town Trustees is generally excellent the negative effects of housing density and inadequate septic systems are evident.
Ecuadorians, who are members of one of the largest immigrant groups on the South Fork, were mobilizing this week to raise money and collect supplies after two earthquakes struck their home country.
The combined efforts of East Hampton Village and the Ladies Village Improvement Society to upgrade the health of the village’s greens and ponds got a boost on Friday when a horticulturalist offered to design a rain garden at the Town Pond green.
Contingencies eliminated and salaries sliced as school strives to meet tax cap.
Firefighter doing well after airlift; wheelchair-bound woman flees burning house.
When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won their respective parties’ presidential primaries in New York State Tuesday, Mr. Trump received 60.5 percent of the Republican vote and Mrs. Clinton 57.9 percent of the Democratic tally.
Eddie Downes was named member of the year — never an easy choice, Stacy McGowin, the president of the corps, said. Mr. Downes put his 27 years of experience as an emergency medical technician to good use on several difficult calls this year.
The Bridgehampton School District will need a supermajority of voters to approve its 2016-17 budget or will have to go back to the drawing board after adopting a budget proposal last week that pierces the state-imposed cap on tax-levy increases.
Anne Jackson, the consummate actress whose career in theater, films, and television, like her marriage to Eli Wallach, her frequent co-star, spanned more than six decades, died at her Manhattan home on April 12.
Mario Trunzo, known as the longest-working barber in the history of Sag Harbor, died in his sleep at home on Madison Street last Thursday, surrounded by his family.
Virginia Frati, who lives up the street from me, across from the Morton Wildlife Refuge, has been looking after injured and sick mammals, birds, turtles, frogs, and even snakes for 20 years.
The Montauk School Board adopted its proposed 2016-17 budget on April 12, putting $18,978,163 up for community approval on May 17.
Officials from PSEG Long Island this week outlined their plan to begin replacing utility poles throughout East Hampton as part of a federally funded project.