As Congress bickers over raising the debt ceiling, the prospect of the United States defaulting on its obligations for the first time in its history looms.

    According to the 1967 film “The Graduate,” plastics were poised to be the next big thing. 
    They sure were.
    Now, due to the prevalence of discarded plastic bags...

Three East Hampton Town Highway Department workers have filed complaints with the New York State Division of Human Rights alleging discrimination.

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Public-Place Recycling
    Though the East Hampton Town Code calls for separate disposal of recyclables at the town’s beaches, parks, landing ramps and other...

    Billy Vorpahl, a former East Hampton Town trustee, has agreed to return to the nine-member panel, filling the seat left vacant by the death of Norman C. Edwards Jr. in January. Mr. Vorpahl, of Amagansett, took the oath of...

For only $500 and a red tie, you too can see Ira Rennert’s own private Xanadu in Sagaponack. Mr. Rennert, his wife, Ingeborg, and his family, along with Rep. Peter King, are hosting a fund-raiser on Sunday to benefit Randy Altschuler...

Disputed Sagaponack acreage is being prepped to grow big houses
Advocate wants to know about obstacles facing the handicapped.
Don Cirillo, vice chairman of the town zoning board of appeals, slammed the protocol and integrity of the East Hampton Town Planning Department.