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A dispute over two proposed affordable housing developments in the Wainscott School District has escalated in recent weeks, with the Wainscott School Board, the East Hampton Town housing director, and the president of a nonprofit organization that has developed low-income housing here at odds.
Though passionate and close-knit, the number of South Fork families who home-school their children is tiny, particularly when compared to the number of children enrolled in local public schools.
A long-awaited public restroom in Amagansett’s business district is moving closer to reality.
Update, Noon: A teenager who stayed home sick from school may have saved his family's East Hampton house when a fire broke out in the basement on Thursday morning.
Tom Preiato is leaving his post as East Hampton Town's chief building inspector for a position in the Village of Sag Harbor.
Lee Zeldin, who is seeking for a second time to defeat Representative Tim Bishop for a seat in Congress, was selected by House Speaker John Boehner to deliver a weekly Republican address.
Owing to a recent elevation of the cyanobacteria, the East Hampton Town Trustees have closed Georgica Pond for another 21 days, through Nov. 4.
A hearing tonight before the East Hampton Town Board could pit Napeague residents advocating a parking ban along Dolphin Drive against those who see a no-parking zone there as a barrier to the public’s access to town-owned lands.
Sag Harbor Village is considering a ban on plastic bags, just as the Towns of East Hampton and Southampton are mulling proposals to prohibit the single-use bags.