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The first national marine monument in the Atlantic, designated last month by President Obama under the 1906 Antiquities Act, has been criticized by commercial fishermen who say it will harm their livelihoods while failing to achieve its intended purposes.
A plan to cut down sections of the woods near the East Hampton Airport, removing trees that have grown tall enough to intrude on a runway clear zone, has some environmentalists and airport watchdogs up in arms.
The Southampton Town Police Department, working in conjunction with OLA, is bringing back its civilian police academy next spring, in large part to improve relations and communication between the police and the Latino community.
The Sag Harbor School Board is still eyeing a Dec. 14 date for a vote on using money from the district’s capital reserve fund to supplement what officials say is needed for an artificial turf field at Pierson Middle and High School, but it postponed actually setting the date during Tuesday’s meeting after new possibilities emerged.
Before government and police officials from across the East End met at Southampton Town Hall last Thursday, the town board voted to make Steven E. Skrynecki the town’s next police chief just one day ahead of Chief Robert Pearce’s...
Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, begins Tuesday evening. The Jewish Center of the Hamptons, Chabad of the Hamptons, Temple Adas Israel, and the Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons will hold services that evening and the next day.
A monetary shortfall of about $50,000 this year means the Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum Committee will not be able to decorate the landmark with holiday lights as it has for the last seven years, the committee announced Wednesday.
While we see if Hurricane Matthew, a humdinger of a storm in the Caribbean Sea as of Monday, comes to us or spins off toward Europe, it’s a good time to go over some of the coastal terms that we have all heard from past experiences, but may have faded into the non-recall department.
False albacore, bluefish, and striped bass aggressively feed on bay anchovies, but it is a challenge for surfcasters to find a castable lure that matches their petite size and profile.
For the second time in recent weeks, a routine traffic stop on Montauk's Main Street has resulted in the arrest of the driver on cocaine trafficking charges.
A 20-year-old cabbie in a yellow New York City medallion taxi allegedly missed the turn onto East Hampton's Main Street from Woods Lane early Friday morning, crossed the lawn south of the pond, and crashed through the fence of the Hedges Inn.
The flood of students in the hallways at the Springs School may seem like a stampede, but it is commonplace at the school, where officials say growing enrollment has put pressure on the aging building.
The alleged ringleader of a Montauk share house that was occupied by 18 people when East Hampton Town authorities raided it at 6 a.m. on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend was arraigned Monday on 46 charges in East Hampton Town Justice Court.