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In a fast turnaround, the two major parties have selected candidates for the upcoming special election in the Town of Southampton to fill the vacancy left by Brad Bender, who resigned late last month after pleading guilty to a drug-related charge.
The community has been invited to stop by the Wainscott studio Thursday and Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to tell their holiday-related stories.
Condemnation of the stretches of oceanfront known as Truck Beach, as well as a smaller area to the east, would represent a town attempt to end lawsuits brought by several homeowners associations and individuals seeking to block access by four-wheel-drive vehicles.
The East Hampton Town Board moved closer this week to creating a registry for rental properties.
Elections will be held on Tuesday in the four fire districts that serve the Town of East Hampton.
The former district clerk of the Springs School District is planning to sue the district, asserting that she had been wrongfully terminated and suffered “extreme emotional and psychological stress” resulting from a “hostile work environment.”
Following a drone crash in Sag Harbor Village in October, officials are considering how to regulate the unmanned aircraft.
As the old neon sign for Johnny’s Bait and Tackle was lowered down by crane for the last time, an era came to an end on Montauk’s Main Street.
Having gained the approval of the Bridgehampton School administration to proceed with making a documentary about the school’s Killer Bees basketball team, Orson and Ben Cummings are in the midst of their first full week of filming.
An East Hampton couple, both 21 years old, are facing felony charges after being arrested in separate incidents occurring within two days of each other. Both spent the holiday weekend in the county jail.
A federal judge has denied a court request that would have temporarily halted the Army Corps of Engineers’ downtown Montauk project, notably citing what he said was the corps's conclusion that it would "not have a significant impact on the environment."
The family-owned fishing boat and its captain and crew, making the last voyage of the season from Montauk Harbor, were almost two miles offshore when the boat began taking on water Saturday evening.
Funeral arrangements for Lilia Aucapina, the Sagaponack woman who had been reported missing last month, have been finalized.