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A fire at house on Town Line Road in Sagaponack on Friday afternoon left the small cottage completely destroyed.
The East Hampton Town Board found itself this week discussing what is arguably the most popular topic of conversation hereabouts — real estate.
Independent testing of levels of arsenic in the soil at the East End Community Organic Farm on Long Lane in East Hampton has shown that levels are down dramatically.
Early on the morning of Nov. 30, code enforcement officers, with the assistance of the East Hampton Town Police Department, executed a search warrant at 64 Woodbine Drive in Springs and filed 29 charges against the owner of the house.
There were three bad car crashes in town in recent days, all of them followed by misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated or high on drugs.
“Summer House,” a reality series debuting on Jan. 16 on the Bravo network, focuses on the romantic hijinks of a group of nine 20 and 30-somethings who live and work in New York City but spend weekends at their share house in Montauk — although, technically speak­ing, the house was on Napeague.
The East Hampton Town Board and a senior town planner agreed at a work session on Tuesday that the anticipated East Hampton satellite of Southampton Hospital should be located on the Little League fields at Pantigo Place.
Hook Pond has a hook in it, from top to bottom, from east to west. It could have just as easily been called boot pond or sock pond, but its shape is more like a leaning S. The name Hook Pond is at least 176 years old because that’s how it appears on a United States Coastal Survey map of 1838 showing most of East Hampton Village.
Voters in the Bridgehampton School District will head to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of the district’s $24.7 million bond project, which would finance a major school expansion and renovation.
A Springs woman was charged with drunken driving on Wednesday evening after crashing into a car in the lane opposite the one on which she was driving.
Residents in the Sag Harbor School District will head to the polls on Dec. 14 to vote on a proposition to allow the district to use an additional $365,000 from its capital reserve fund to install an artificial turf field on school property.
The Maidstone Club’s plan to build a 352-foot-long wooden bridge across the inland section of Hook Pond known as the Hook Pond Dreen has drawn increasing opposition since the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals first reviewed the proposal in October.
Coast Guard suggests New London crew may all have been asleep.