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Two men are facing felony driving while intoxicated charges after being arrested by East Hampton Town police between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
East Hampton Town has joined a lawsuit brought by a citizens group in 2014 against the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG-Long Island over the installation of high-voltage transmission lines and poles along a six-mile route from East Hampton...
While traditional cesspools have been prohibited in the county since 1973, replacing them in kind has until now been allowed. The new law will prohibit that as of July 2019.
In the new year, the leadership of the East Hampton Town Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals will remain the same.
With the zoning process over, the ball was thrown back to the planning board. On Wednesday at Town Hall, the public will have the chance to chime in on the final site plan that has resulted from this epic real estate saga.
According to Steve Levy, a former county executive for Suffolk who is now the director of the Center for Cost Effective Government in Bayport, state legislation is needed to mandate that any increases in property taxes, whether due to capital...
Shoppers across Suffolk County may have noticed a few extra cents on their receipts this week. As of Monday, most stores in the county are required to charge a 5-cent fee for paper and plastic bags
Feeders and birdbaths took on a special significance in the last few days of 2017 when the temperature outside plummeted and never rose above the freezing mark — and there is little sign of its letting up as we look into the first few weeks of...
Remarks delivered by Peter Van Scoyoc, the new supervisor, clearly aimed to demonstrate continuity with the board that was led by his predecessor, Larry Cantwell, who has retired after more than four decades in public service.

“Deadly Cure” by Lawrence Goldstone, a medical detective story set in Brooklyn in 1899, could have been written about the current opioid crisis.

For those looking for help with affordable rental housing,Tom Ruhle, the director of East Hampton’s Office of Housing and Community Development, announced that the town will open its waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher...
The Town of East Hampton has agreed to extend the current scheduling of its police force, avoiding a conflict that could have pitted the Police Benevolent Association against the town board and police chief.
During a 48-hour period in June, roughly 22 people suffered opioid overdoses in Suffolk County, a figure that gives proof to a recent statement by Legislator Sarah Anker, a member of the county’s opiate advisory panel, who said, “Suffolk County is...