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As the summer heats up, so does the taxi business in East Hampton Town, catering to visitors without cars as well as partying vacationers and locals who, after an alcohol-fueled evening, wisely leave their cars behind and take a cab home.
A good number of businesses must opt in for a centralized system to be viable in Montauk's downtown.
Addition? New gym on town land? How about that $3 million for repairs?
Hook Pond will not be returned to health unless more than 70 percent of its nitrogen and phosphorus is removed. That was the stark assessment given village officials and residents by a consultant on Saturday.
“At this junction we have no reason to believe it’s criminal,” Southampton Town Police Detective Sgt. Lisa Costa said. “This could be totally accidental.”
An early-morning altercation Saturday between a Bridgehampton man and an 83-year-old Northwest Woods woman ended with her hospitalization for a fractured skull.
A new judge has been assigned to the hear the nine-year-old lawsuit brought by the district's former builder, pushing jury selection off until November.
Sgt. Chelsea Tierney one of the department's seven female officers, is the first female sergeant in the East Hampton Town Police Department.
There were 11 alcohol-related arrests in East Hampton Town over the past week, mostly over the holiday weekend.
A painted mural on the side of the building by Jen Stark needed town approval, code enforcement department said.
Ed Petrie, the man who gave this town, and Sag Harbor before that, so much to cheer about over his half-century career as a high school boys basketball coach, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital at the age of 82.
This is part of a series that examines the changing face of East Hampton by following a diverse group of kindergartners from a single class at the John M. Marshall Elementary School through the school year and beyond.
A group of property owners around East Hampton’s Georgica Pond has raised $359,000 for a research project intended to identify the causes of the pond’s recent degradation and toxic algal blooms.