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Based on the recommendation of an East Hampton Town committee on affordable housing, the town board is considering legalizing the creation of apartments in detached structures on residential properties, such as garages.
Two new, full-size maps depicting some 213 miles of trails within the Town of East Hampton are now available, after a comprehensive effort across several town departments that included trudging along just about every inch of the trails, through...
Revenues from the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund are down nearly 6 percent for the first seven months of 2016 as compared to 2015.
A hearing on the purchase of two parcels in Amagansett will be held at East Hampton Town Hall on Thursday night.
The second mosquito to test positive for West Nile virus in the Town of East Hampton this year was among 19 positive samples reported by the Suffolk County Department of Health on Friday.
As part of Southampton Town's energy-savings initiative, officials are inviting people to get outside and fly a kite with them at Long Beach on Tuesday afternoon.
Hillary Clinton, who reportedly took in $52.3 million in contributions last month, will look to grow her presidential campaign fund during a visit to the South Fork this week.
Organizacion Latino-Americana of Long Island will set up tables in different communities at places like supermarkets, church events, and sporting events. There will also be door-to-doors and phone calls, for which names will be drawn from a special...
Southampton Town is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety along Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, but a $700,000 state grant earmarked for crosswalk improvements and lighting enhancements is not as readily available as initially thought.
A prohibition on the harvesting of crabs and other marine life from Georgica Pond, which has been in effect since July 1 because of the blue-green algae bloom that appeared in June, is being lifted this week, as the East Hampton Town Trustees voted...
The plans before the planning board would make Damark’s Deli, a popular delicatessen on Three Mile Harbor Road, the largest retail prepared-food business in East Hampton.
Unless new information comes to light, the East Hampton Town Trustees will neither claim nor disclaim ownership of the bay beach at Driftwood Shores in Springs, where there is a dispute between longtime residents and Kenneth and Judith Reiss, the...
Town officials on Friday got a court injunction against an East Hampton property owner who has allegedly been operating an illegal nightclub in the basement of a house at 7 Muir Boulevard.