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In response to the flood of big houses being built here on modest lots that almost disappear beneath them, and following the recent examples of Sag Harbor and East Hampton Villages, the town board has been discussing new rules that would limit a...
It’s not all chill vibe and aloha spirit on these hot August days at Ditch Plain beach in Montauk. Friction ignited this week at the popular beach, a premier East Coast surfing spot, pitting old-guard surfers against the crowds flooding in in the...
Political fund-raising for the presidential race heats up on the South Fork this weekend, with an event for Donald Trump to take place in East Hampton on Saturday and several fund-raisers for Hillary Clinton scheduled for the end of the month.
A proposed East Hampton Town law that would allow and regulate the use of up to 20 percent of the community preservation fund for projects intended to improve water quality drew the unanimous support of more than two dozen people at a hearing at...
Students in four South Fork school districts came out ahead of statewide averages in the last standardized English and math tests for grades three through eight.
In the last month differences among the East Hampton Town Trustees have erupted into shouting matches and accusations of politicization and grandstanding, all over the Trustee Waters Improvement and Management Task Force, a.k.a. the harbor...
Sag Harbor Village officials voted Tuesday to allow an application for a house larger than the allowable 4,000 square feet to move forward with the planning process.
The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center will be able to upgrade its heating and air-conditioning system, replace its roof and outdoor siding, finish renovations to its kitchen, and complete other capital projects thanks to a $250,000 grant from...
Modern surf fishermen rely on rods manufactured with high-performance carbon fibers, reels built with aerospace gear technology, and lines created in chemistry labs to catch fish. Things were a little different at the dawn of surf fishing in Montauk.
A rough landing at East Hampton Airport caused concern among local emergency responders, who were not notified of it, which is standard protocol in such a situation.
In honor of National Book Lovers' Day, The East Hampton Star is giving away two pairs of tickets to this year's Authors Night, the East Hampton Library's annual fund-raiser.
In hard-to-believe news, New York State is warning motorists about the dangers of taking selfies while driving. 
A portion of East Hampton Village Main Street was closed for over an hour on Tuesday morning after a three-vehicle collision near Mill Hill Lane and the Baker House inn.