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With the inauguration of Donald Trump just eight days away, the president-elect is poised to assume office as the most unpopular chief executive of modern times.
To try to contain the spread of the disease, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation plans to issue an emergency order creating a “protective zone” encompassing the entire county.
The Village of East Hampton is once again the recipient of an upbeat assessment of its fiscal health.
Edward V. Ecker Jr., one of Montauk's favorite sons, will lead the Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade this year.
Monday's scheduled meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee has been cancelled due to Saturday's snowstorm.
As the snow continues to fall on the South Fork, officials are telling residents to stay home.
The holidays may be over, but next weekend, many will enjoy a three-day break as we remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Two important fund-raisers will be held on the South Fork that weekend, so mark your calendars now. 
Kristi Constanteles, a professional organizer, will talk about what it takes to get neater in the new year at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 1 p.m. She will give tips on cleaning up and clearing out home clutter.
As we look toward a new year, it's also good to look back at all that happened in 2016.
In the two weeks since a fire ripped through Sag Harbor’s Main Street, destroying buildings and businesses at the height of the Christmas shopping season, officials have been working hard to find ways to recoup the financial losses caused by the fire and understand its lingering economic impacts.
There will be ocean plunges Sunday at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
Hampton Jitney and Fighting Chance, a Sag Harbor nonprofit that supports cancer patients, have teamed up for a crowdfunding campaign to provide rides to and from far-away doctor's appointments.
A list of service times on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at churches from Montauk to Southampton.