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Peter Matthiessen, one of the leading figures of American literature and a man whom many on the South Fork thought of as one of their own, died yesterday at his house in Sagaponack at 86 on the eve of publication of what he had said was his final novel, "In Paradise."
The saga of a caretaker’s apartment on the four-plus-acre property owned by the Starbucks chain’s chief executive officer occupied the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals at its meeting Friday
Early this week, as lawmakers raced to the finish line before Tuesday’s start of the state’s new fiscal year, a proposal to increase access to mental health services for South Fork students cleared a hurdle, with $150,000 earmarked in the approved budget
Against the backdrop of dire warnings issued this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a Rhode Island company has submitted plans to the Long Island Power Authority for an offshore wind farm that would provide a substantial portion of the Island’s energy needs
Some of East Hampton Town’s efforts to preserve land have taken a new tack lately, honing in on environmentally sensitive or threatened areas and seeking to prevent development or even remove houses
East Hampton Town has proposed a $10 million deal to buy nearly all of an Amagansett site where a proposed 79-unit luxury housing development for those 55 and older had been met with a storm of opposition.
An East Hampton woman has taken it upon herself to find a permanent home for a pit bull lab mix that is stuck in a Bronx kennel.
Thomas Ravenel, a former South Carolina state treasurer, pleaded guilty in East Hampton Town Justice Court Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated stemming from a July arrest in East Hampton Village.
Road work on Montauk Highway from the intersection of County Road 39 in Southampton to the intersection of Stephen Hand’s Path in East Hampton is now set begin on Monday.