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East Hampton Democrats are struggling with campaign support, while the Republicans are deep in the black.
Nina Katchadourian is a visual artist and sometime musician from Brooklyn whose sarcastic YouTube video about the Hampton Jitney is well on the road to viral this week, having received 11,802 hits on Monday alone.
An Aug. 13 and 14 rock festival planned for East Hampton that had alarmed residents and sparked legal action will not be held after all.
After exploring deep wrecks, the dive charter boat John Jack returns with two dead in a week.
The East Hampton Village Board voted on Friday to ban the use of plastic checkout bags in the village, but not before considerable comment from people on both sides of the debate.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals heard yet another dock application on July 26 that sparked controversy over environmental issues and precedents.
In a studio lined with shelves of old cassettes and modern sound equipment, Gary Sapiane, president and general manager of the Sag Harbor station, is host of the show where locals can sell their wares live on air.
Richard Burns, the East Hampton School District’s director of pupil personnel services, was sworn in as the district’s interim superintendent on Tuesday evening.
On Thursday, for the second time in five days, the dive charter boat John Jack returned to Montauk with the body of a diver who died while on a shipwreck exploration cruise.
Dozens of people lined the dunes to watch as the body of the sperm whale calf was carried over the rocks and down the beach at Ditch Plain in Montauk
Paul Lester and his sister, Kelly Lester, of Amagansett were issued summonses earlier this month by state conservation officers alleging fishery violations.

Two injured as vintage aircraft hits cornfield.
Three East Hampton Town Highway Department workers have filed complaints with the New York State Division of Human Rights alleging discrimination.