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A fire broke out in a commercial building at 10 Washington Avenue, off Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton, on Tuesday morning.
The trial of a former manager of the Poxabogue Golf Center in Sagaponack on a felony charge of unlawful surveillance got underway Thursday in the Arthur Cromarty Criminal Court Complex in Riverside.
Fourth graders at the Montauk School are working with some success to convince businesses to switch from plastic straws to paper ones.
Six weeks after several baymen insisted that Accabonac Harbor had to be dredged, and quickly, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed on Monday to hire Patrick Bistrian, an East Hampton excavation contractor, to get the work done. Excavation began yesterday.
More than 150 people crowded into Clinton Academy in East Hampton last Thursday for a look at the future of electricity generation, as representatives of Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island company, presented its recently approved plan to construct a wind farm 30 miles offshore.
Emergency cardiac care is to become more accessible for East End residents with the opening before long of cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories in Southampton and Riverhead.
East Hampton Town police made a second arrest involving an alleged under-age party house on Neck Path in Springs, this time of a man they say acted as a bouncer for at least two of the parties there.
In nature, being the first to set up camp – or come out of hibernation – in the spring has its advantages. "The early bird catches the worm" or, in the osprey's case, the fish, but it also comes with risks; small creatures that emerge or return too early can go hungry in a late-winter snowstorm.
March, while it's still uncrowded, is a good month to see seals sunning themselves off Montauk Point.
Most schools on the South Fork will have a delayed opening Wednesday morning due to the icy road conditions expected for the morning commute.
While the East End dodged much of the snow that had been forecasted Tuesday, heavy rain and heavy winds did wreak some havoc. 
With ominous weather expected to descend on the Northeast overnight, officials are gearing up for what Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said will be "a massive storm."
Susan Kinsella, charged with violating the Suffolk County Social Host Law by knowingly allowing a group of Pierson High School students to drink alcohol at a birthday party at her house on Jan. 27, denied the accusation during her arraignment Friday.