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Daisy C. Bowe, who had a positive impact on hundreds of students at the Bridgehampton School over her 30-year career, died on Tuesday.
There will be plunges tomorrow at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
The East Hampton Town Board will hold its annual organizational meeting at Town Hall on Tuesday at 10 a.m. and move ahead at a meeting next Thursday at 6:30 p.m., also at Town Hall, with hearings on matters including community preservation fund land and development-rights purchases.
As East Hampton Town’s re-elected supervisor and town board members prepare to be sworn in next week for new terms, the book is mostly closed on the 2015 election season here — the most expensive one in the town’s history.
Despite the objections of the East Hampton and Southampton Town Trustees, the East Hampton Town Board, many South Fork residents, and one very determined activist, the Suffolk County Legislature voted on Dec. 1 to approve the use of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide, in the Department of Public Works 2016 vector control effort.
The Bridgehampton School’s thriving educational garden may itself grow soon, thanks to a free three-year lease of a small piece of land from the Hampton Classic.
The new year, it is often hoped, will bring many new things. As 2016 begins, one of them is medical marijuana, which research has shown can provide respite from pain, seizures, and anxiety for those struggling with debilitating diseases.
Medical marijuana is a cure, maybe not of cancer, but of its dehumanizing effects. For cancer patients, marijuana is hot on the trail in the pursuit of happiness. New York State has done the right thing by bringing our pursuit within reach.
Parking lots across town, crowded with Christmas shoppers, were the scenes of several vehicular accidents last week.
December’s unusually warm weather seems to have yielded sort of a balmy business boon for many South Fork retailers.
Dogpatch Productions will host an event billed as Save Montauk in Patchogue at 89 North Music on Wednesday at 7 p.m. to benefit the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation in its fight against the Army Corps of Engineers' downtown Montauk beach project.
Find out how to safely dispose of your tree in the Towns of Southampton and East Hampton.
Still don't know what to do on New Year's Eve? Here are some of the restaurants planning a special evening for you to ring in 2016.