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After being without a permanent pastor for nearly two years, Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton officially welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr., with three days of special events culminating with an installation service on Saturday.
The East Hampton Village Board will hold public hearings on May 15 on proposed amendments aimed at reining in outsized houses, accessory structures, and lot coverage, as well as basement living areas.
A second round of bids by mobile food purveyors for the exclusive right to set up at prime East Hampton Town-owned sites, including the ocean beaches, will soon be considered.
Iona Costello, 51, and Emily Costello, 14, were found safe in New York City on Monday morning, about three weeks after family members had last heard from them.
A motorcyclist and his passenger were seriously injured Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle hit a Chevy Tahoe on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton.
A dump truck fire on Sunrise Highway in the Westhampton area has closed the highway to all eastbound traffic.
With time running out before the busy summer season, an $8.4 million sandbag project planned for the Montauk oceanfront has been postponed. East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell said on Thursday that the United States Army Corps told him that work could begin in October.
St. Thomas Chapel in Amagansett may become a base from which to build a year-round congregation serving the South Fork’s Latino community.
The test refusal movement has picked up momentum on the South Fork, with the number of students refusing to take the English language arts state tests in local schools this week up dramatically from last year.