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The East Hampton Town Trustees, who manage many of the town’s beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, have asked the public to help fight aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicide methoprene on waters under their jurisdiction.
Over the weekend, there were two drunken-driving arrests involving accidents here, police said, including one in which a driver got into not one, but two crashes in two different townships. 
Child’s burn points to buried-fire problem.
A proposed law that would limit the ability of East Hampton motels to add a restaurant or bar drew support, critique, and criticism last Thursday night during a hearing before the East Hampton Town Board.
Favored stop for beer and soda to close.
A petition asking the East Hampton Town Board to deny permits for large events on Montauk’s downtown green has gathered over 200 signatures since Memorial Day weekend.
A Bridgehampton man accused of assaulting an elderly Northwest Woods woman was indicted by a grand jury last Thursday on multiple felony charges, and was re-arraigned in Riverside Wednesday
A man fell while possibly experiencing a medical problem aboard the Montauk Star charter boat Wednesday morning, according to the Coast Guard.
Several new businesses have opened for the season in Montauk, and three of them, on the south Plaza, are owned by residents already familiar to Montaukers.
Officials told the Springs Citizens Advisory Committee that the town has begun looking for ways to curtail the possible use of private houses as dormitories for boarding students.
The driver of a car that crashed on Main Street in East Hampton swatted at a spider she spotted in her car, causing her to lose control of it and crash into a pole and a tree.
A month after the board faced a small army of attorneys and owners of large properties who were nearly unanimous in their fierce opposition, the board brushed aside a predicted legal challenge and adopted new restrictions on gross floor area and lot coverage on residential properties.
An Oakdale man led East Hampton Village police on a chase Sunday night that ended when he allegedly crashed the 2001 Nissan Pathfinder he was driving through a fence and into a construction site at busy Bridgehampton intersection.