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Beating the major parties to the punch, the East Hampton Independence Party announced its 2013 slate on Tuesday, naming Larry Cantwell as its supervisor candidate
The absence of a Republican hopeful for town supervisor at the East Hampton Independence Party’s candidate screening on Tuesday night may have been the most notable part of the evening, prompting continued speculation about who will take the top spot on the G.O.P. ticket.
Dashiel Marder, a 30-year-old world-class spearfisherman from Springs, disappeared on April 17 while diving off the coast of East Nusa Tengarra in Indonesia after the veteran free diver did not surface.
Although recycling has been reported as declining on Long Island in recent years, officials in East Hampton, Southampton, and Shelter Island report their towns are doing a good job. Just what happens to the garbage collected by commercial carters is, however, less understood.
Over the course of lengthy and sometimes combative remarks, the board listened quietly as speakers cited a deep bond with their pets and “the old bucolic, wonderful ways of East Hampton” as grounds to table a measure they called misguided and pointless. It was even suggested that board members retire or be voted out of office should they act to...
After two decades, Justice Cahill, the first woman ever to preside over the local court, has decided to step down. She will retire on Dec. 31. “I had a difficult time with the decision,” she said on Monday, explaining that for several months she’s been weighing her love of the job against a very real feeling that 20 years was enough.
Montauk Highway roadwork, set to resume as pre-summer laborer and delivery traffic reaches its peak, will slow drivers through East Hampton Village until at least May 20.
A gateway to Ditch Plain, Montauk, may have a very different look if the East Hampton Town Planning Board approves a subdivision proposed for the residential site.
East Hampton Town’s Fort Pond House, which sits on four acres and provided, with the exception of a boat launching ramp, the only public access to the pond, will remain for sale despite a lack of viable offers and a recent attempt, for the second time, by the town board’s two Democrats to withdraw it from the market.