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State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has introduced legislation to help make housing more affordable for low and moderate-income residents of East Hampton, Southampton, Shelter Island, Riverhead, and Southold by establishing a fund to provide loans...
Two months after Deepwater Wind offered the East Hampton Town Board a community-benefits package in exchange for the easements it will need to land a cable from its proposed South Fork Wind Farm and bury it along a route to a Long Island Power...
At a time when the global population was about 1.9 billion people, the flu of 1918 infected some 500 million people worldwide, and, depending on who you ask, killed between 20 and 50 million people.
An application from Ron Perelman, the billionaire investor, to legalize the construction and alteration of multiple structures at the Creeks, his 58-acre estate on Georgica Pond, without building permits and in violation of the village code inched...
Drawings and specific details for the construction of a new senior citizens center were revealed at an East Hampton Town Board work session on Tuesday by Drazen Cackovic of the DCAK-MSA architecture and engineering firm.
The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton is heading out into the wild to do some species spotting. Tomorrow night at 7, Joe Giunta, a birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, will lead participants on an owl prowl. The...
A Springs man was charged on Tuesday with driving under the influence of drugs after allegedly crashing a 2008 Ford pickup truck into a utility pole. He had been arrested the night before for driving without a license.
The question of whether or not the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department will honor requests from United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold prisoners for 48 hours after their scheduled release — to allow ICE agents the time to take...
The grand jury indictment of Bryan Siranaula, a senior at East Hampton High School, on multiple felony charges of rape and sexual abuse was unsealed in the courtroom of New York Supreme Court Justice Barbara Kahn on Wednesday in Riverside. His...
A man-made swale behind the East Hampton Methodist Church had elevated bacteria levels in water tests by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk.
The death of Montauk’s Deborah Lee Scheffer on Feb. 9 has inspired an outpouring of generosity. Ms. Scheffer, who died on Feb. 9 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital from complications of childbirth, was survived by her husband, Dan Scheffer,...
Who is actually the rightful owner of a small portrait of a young Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis is being disputed. A new lawsuit claims the painting was stolen from the Beales' Grey Gardens in the 1970s.
Activities in the great outdoors in the coming days.