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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.
While the first cases of Ebola in the United States have sparked nationwide concern, the overwhelming message here on the South Fork is that health care providers are prepared to handle patients with Ebola-like symptoms.
A road map for tackling issues of water quality in East Hampton Town, and the inadequate wastewater treatment and disposal that underpins them, was sketched out last week.
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.
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.