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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...
“There’s certainly nostalgia and reminiscences . . . a certain amount of sadness, and a certain amount of euphoria,” said Larry Cantwell, sitting in his office at Town Hall on one of his final days as East Hampton Town supervisor. Mr. Cantwell’s...
Debra Foster, a former East Hampton Town official and preservation advocate, has written a deeply personal book as both a history and warning to future generations of leaders.
A man who was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday on a felony charge of drunken driving had been issued a license to drive a taxi in the town earlier this year despite having two prior convictions for drunken driving, one of...
When the clock strikes midnight on Sunday and South Fork residents turn their attention to new beginnings, several matters of importance remain unresolved and are sure to linger in the collective conscience well into 2018 and beyond.
As the 2018 midterm elections come into view, Democrats in New York’s First Congressional District, stretching from Montauk to Brookhaven and most of Smithtown, are feeling that Representative Lee Zeldin is vulnerable, despite the Republican’s re-...
With a vote last Thursday, the East Hampton Town Board approved the $4 million purchase of an additional layer of development rights over almost 30 acres of farmland in Wainscott, allowing restrictions to be placed on the land that will permit its...
Dogs new to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons shelter are walked twice a week in East Hampton Village as a way to get them used to people and unfamiliar situations.