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  • (01/28/2010)    About two years ago, Tom Talmage, the East Hampton Town engineer and Sylvia Overby, the town planning board chairwoman at the time, jumped into a car and drove to the Panoramic View Resort and Residences in Montauk to check out a tip that construction there was going far beyond what had been approved by other town officials.

        Ms. Overby said this month that what she saw that day did not match what she had read in the town’s files, which described simple renovations on part of the oceanfront property.

  • Before I opened the envelope with the school’s insignia emblazoned on it the summer before I was to enter third grade, I knew that she was the teacher I wanted. I had no good reason for wanting Mrs. Davis-Parks except that my sister had had her two years earlier.
  • A 24-year-old man was arraigned in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Friday after police from four East End departments alleged he was responsible for the theft of nearly $600,000 worth of fine art...
  • A single-car accident on the morning of April 13 took the life of a Bridgehampton woman who was eight months pregnant.
  • The East Hampton Town Planning Board has recommended that the town board deny applications to rezone residential properties in Wainscott and Amagansett.
  • The first quarterly report issued by the East Hampton Town Ordinance Enforcement Department shows that housing violations make up a majority of cases the department has been dealing with since the start of the year. Of the 265 code-enforcement cases dealt with or under review as of April 1, 75 involved overcrowding or other violations ...
  • What appeared to be an innocuous request from representatives of an Amagansett business to add several sheds to its property divided the East Hampton Town Planning Board at its meeting on April 13.
  • Lawyers clashed at an April 6 meeting of the East Hampton Town Planning Board over where Ronald Lauder, a billionaire heir to the Estée Lauder cosmetics fortune, should put a driveway to the house he is building...
  • According to some neighbors of a popular East Hampton restaurant, the East Hampton Town Planning Board has more work to do before it approves a new roof for the business.