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New owners plan an ambitious redo of the resort, which will be called the Hero Beach Club.
Mother’s Day is Sunday, a celebration that began 40 years ago as a heralding of love and duty that has become a multibillion-dollar business. According to the National Retail Federation, Mother’s Day gift sales this year will reach an estimated $23.6 billion.
As the Suffolk County Department of Health’s division of vector control began annual aerial application of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide, over salt marshes on the South Fork last week, a pilot program that would ban spraying over a study site next year began to take shape.
The East Hampton Town employee who blew the whistle in March on the Parks Department’s reuse of industrial metal barrels as trash cans, and the disposal of the barrels’ chemical residue on the ground and in storm drains, has been fired.
On Tuesday, during the school’s annual public hearing on the proposed budget, one Amagansett resident launched into a long and heated sparring match with the district superintendent, Eleanor Tritt.
A letter written by Paige Morehead, the Springs School’s speech therapist, asking the school board to reconsider the abrupt resignation of the school’s assistant principal, Christine Cleary, prompted an outcry Monday night at the school’s annual budget hearing.
The property occupied by the now-defunct Cyril’s Fish House will be the subject of a hearing on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
Members of the Montauk Playhouse Community Foundation, working to begin what has been planned from the start as the second phase of the reconstruction of the 1927 Tudor-style building, have turned to East Hampton Town for help.
New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. issued a statement Friday assailing the American Health Care Act, which passed by a 217-213 vote in the House of Representatives last Thursday.
Citing a lack of agreement on the terms of a new lease and a lack of rent payments, the East Hampton Town Board voted last Thursday to evict the Country School, a private preschool, from the land in Wainscott it has leased from the town since 1998.
The shadbush are blooming, and the dogwoods and lilacs are, too, which means that there should be fish around. And so there are.
It was standing room only on Tuesday at the East Hampton School District’s budget hearing. The public is scheduled to vote on the budget on May 16.
Under sunny skies, some 250 people marched along Sag Harbor’s Main Street and held a rally at Long Wharf on Saturday as part of a national campaign to draw attention to climate change.