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Last season my Oxydendrum arboreum was pronounced unequivocally dead. The tree had shown warning signs of terminal illness for a couple of years. But I doggedly postponed the reckoning by pruning out defunct limbs, piecemeal, as they succumbed. Now...
Chronic summertime problems are being discussed as officials shape changes to the town code on beach behavior, large assemblies, or mass gatherings, and noise
Since the Springs School announced the first-ever Mystery Art Sale earlier this spring, nearly 450 submissions have poured in from all over and more works still trickling in
East Hampton Town’s stop-work order against PSEG Long Island, the utility whose transmission line upgrade has prompted a public outcry here, was upheld on Monday in State Supreme Court, Riverhead
Sagaponack residents turned out in opposition to a proposal to construct a mansion at a Sagaponack Village Board hearing, they argued that the house would destroy the last unobstructed views from a public thoroughfare to the ocean dunes
Stopping construction of 200 houses and saving the course
A big push to get work done by Memorial Day, then it will be quiet time
Loida Lewis, the widow of America’s first African-American billionaire, appeared Friday at a meeting of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals  to request permits and variances for a construction project at her 165 Lily Pond...
The Montauk Library has released its operating budget proposal for 2014-15. At $774,198, the total is slightly higher than last year. If approved, taxpayers will pay $24.27 (up from $22.93) per $1,000 of assessed property value, roughly $121 for...
Two elderly drivers were involved in car crashes in the past eight days, both of which happened at the Red Horse Plaza in East Hampton Villag
A new chain store on the site of the old Plitt Ford dealership on the Montauk Highway in Wainscott is becoming a reality almost two years after the death of the principal owner of the property in a car crash just miles away. A 15,000-square-foot...
After weeks of review, the Springs School Board presented a final 2014-15 budget of $26.6 million last Thursday. Since last month’s meeting, the proposed budget has gone up more than $300,000, mainly due to an increase in enrollment and the...
Amagansett The scammer posing as a PSEG bill collector in calls to several local businesses was turned away by an alert businessman last Thursday. Vincent Balcuns of Balcuns Service Center on Main Street received a call telling him his electric...