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The buzzwords surrounding mezcal these days emit a certain energy. Vogue says the spirit has a “romantic appeal,” Los Angeles magazine says drinking mezcal is an “academic experience.” Others have called it “trendsetting,” “artisanal,” and “the best-kept secret of Mexico.”
The John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton Village had been evacuated after the school received a bomb threat on Wednesday morning.
A driver lost control of her Jeep Grand Cherokee coming around a curve on Three Mile Harbor Road, at Woodbine Drive, in Springs on Wednesday morning, causing her to crash into the woods, Springs Fire Chief Peter Grimes said.
Thomas Pazera, 49, of Sag Harbor was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court Tuesday morning after being charged with aggravated drunken driving at the misdemeanor level following an early morning accident on Route 114.
Concerned that artificial turf fields carry health risks because of the materials they are made of, a pair of Sag Harbor parents launched a petition this week in an attempt to halt the construction of a turf field at Pierson Middle and High School.
The Nov. 30 shutdown of Health Republic Insurance of New York, a nonprofit cooperative established in connection with the Affordable Care Act, left policyholders scrambling to find new coverage and health care providers short millions of dollars.
Southampton Hospital will receive a $10 million state grant toward construction of a satellite emergency room and health care center in East Hampton, money that will jump-start a project long advocated by East Hampton Town officials.
Tom Knobel resigned his position as chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, a month after being fired from his position at the Suffolk County Board of Elections.
Any local building department file contains deeds, architectural drawings, board approvals, and the like, but those looking back at the old Bulova Watchcase factory project will also find a bound book and hundreds of digital images documenting its recently completed renovation.
Despite the unwillingness of the owners to sell the properties on Ferry Road, Sag Harbor Village officials are moving forward with plans for a waterfront park they want to see next to the bridge to North Haven.
The stakes in the long-running duel between the Town of East Hampton and the owners of Cyril’s Fish House on Napeague were raised considerably this week when Justice Steven Tekulsky scheduled May 3 as the day to begin jury selection in a criminal trial of the ownership group
With a proposed work force housing development at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett raising questions about an influx of school-aged children and an increased tax burden, the Amagansett School Board will host an information session in the school gymnasium on March 19.
Some 20 teachers who have been working without a contract since July 1 sent the Montauk School Board a strong signal on Tuesday when they arrived at a board meeting wearing black T-shirts with “Montauk Teachers Association” emblazoned on them in white letters.