Articles

A short circuit in underground electrical wires caused a brush fire and then a fire in a below-grade generator at a Sagaponack house on Monday afternoon.
    A garbage truck slammed into the North Main Street railroad overpass in East Hampton Village on Tuesday morning, shutting down train service east of Bridgehampton. Work to repair the bridge was still underway at press time on...
The unofficial start of summer kicks off this weekend with several changes in the strategy and tactics of the East Hampton Town Police Department.
Amagansett     The lug nuts on a rear wheel of a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer were loosened to the point where the tire almost fell off on Atlantic Avenue on May 11. The driver, Jeremy Burton of Bluff Road, told police that another...
Amagansett firefighters are working to contain a fire in a guest house on the art dealer Larry Gagosian's Further Lane property, which was the scene of a fire back in 2011, as well.
    Police made two arrests in recent days of people they say were driving drunk with children as passengers, and in both cases there could be multiple felony charges.     A Scarsdale, N.Y., man was charged with...
    A consultant’s assertion that East Hampton Town has nothing to gain by fixing and reopening its scavenger waste treatment plant, which has been offline since 2012 and used solely as a transfer station, went unchallenged at a...
East Hampton Town Complaints Online     Complaints to the East Hampton Town Ordinance Enforcement Department, regarding, for example, possible town code violations from overcrowded housing to illegal summer rentals, litter, or...
    Taxi drivers in East Hampton Town will be fingerprinted and checked for criminal convictions under a new law passed last Thursday.     Before being issued a town taxi license, drivers and principals in taxi...

By Hy Abady      "There are eight million stories in the Naked City." So closed a black-and-white series on TV when TV was limited to fewer channels than fingers on two hands. And the Internet might have been a brand of hair...
    Were George Washington alive today, he wouldn’t have to apologize for cutting down the cherry tree: He would repurpose it. That’s what Susan Goldstein did with two cherry trees that were in decline on her North Haven...
Looking for a sunset sail? A day trip to Coecles Harbor off Shelter Island? A voyage to Fisher’s Island? Capt. Missy Mellor, a certified United States Coast Guard captain and transatlantic sailor, has just launched Dutch Sailing Charters,...
    As the United States involvement in Afghanistan winds down, and in the aftermath of the protracted occupation of Iraq, it is as meaningful as ever for Americans to reflect on the contributions of those who wear this country’...