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After a consultant conducting hamlet studies for East Hampton Town delivered an update to the town board on Tuesday, the board decided that each hamlet should have its own public hearing, the first of which may be held as soon as next month.
Code violations issued in the Town of East Hampton fell by roughly 100 in the first six months of 2018 over last year, the town’s public safety director told the town board on Tuesday, and a crackdown on out-of-town taxi companies is largely...
An East Hampton Town ordinance inspector has been suspended for 30 days without pay after being charged with sexual abuse of a child under 13.
Brian Z. France, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, was arrested on Sunday night in Sag Harbor Village on drunken driving and drug charges.
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The Springs Improvement Society’s 86th Fisherman’s Fair will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Ashawagh Hall in Springs.
An antique auto show will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southampton Historical Museum’s Rogers Mansion.
Humans are mammals. We Homo sapiens can carry on conversations in hundreds of different languages, keep legible diaries, write histories, sing, act, take tests, practice various vocations, go to schools and universities, indulge in marriage...
The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column of between 700 and 1,200 words.
A man whose yacht was found discharging waste into Lake Montauk late last month is facing a number of charges brought by federal, state, and local authorities.
August in the Hamptons is a scourge of elegance. As The Star’s Lady Columnist, countless invitations cross my desk, and deciding which glamorous event to attend and write about is a trial by ordeal.
In August, Asian longhorned beetles — exotic, invasive pests that can do serious damage to forest and street trees — emerge from their host trees as adults. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation needs the public...
A mosquito collected in East Hampton has tested positive for West Nile virus, James Tomarken, the Suffolk County health commissioner, announced on Friday. The sample, taken between July 23 and 29, is the first collected in East Hampton to test...