There were dozens, if not hundreds, of African-Americans living here in the 18th and early 19th centuries

The Star pack rats

Challenges are ahead for East Hampton policymakers in regard to the town’s entire shoreline
Jane Umanoff

This year, the tax-levy increase allowed for schools that are unable to win an almost two-thirds majority in a budget vote is .12 percent.

Beyond the breakwater, things get wooly

The top priority for Long Island’s coastal managers must be preserving beaches, not saving private property

“Not so fast!”

A $20 million reward to the local government partnership that achieves the greatest reduction in property taxes

Advocates envisioned development rights programs as a way to protect farming and scenic vistas

The cost, $4.8 million, would cut about $366,000 annually from the district’s energy bills