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Celebrated for Historical Preservation

To honor the work being done to restore buildings of historical significance here, the Village Preservation Society of East Hampton presented awards to village and town officials for the Gardiner Mill Cottage in the village and the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station at the group’s annual meeting on Saturday.

Oct 3, 2019
From Whaler to Politico

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

Oct 3, 2019
Matthew Hunt Montauk Ocean Voyage to a New Life Cut Short When Boat Motor Fails

On Thursday, Matthew Hunt, a 21-year-old from Arizona, ran into trouble in his newly purchased sailboat, the Vanna White. A maelstrom of low tides, changing winds, a failed engine, and strong ocean currents led to him running into rocks and beaching the boat near Shadmoor State Park, to the east of downtown Montauk.

Sep 27, 2019
Bill Would Allow for Lower Speed Limits

State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has co-sponsored a bill that would permit cities, towns, and villages to reduce maximum speed limits on local roads from 30 to 25 miles per hour.

Sep 26, 2019
Town Buys 2.5-Acre Parcel for Housing

Neighbors questioned a proposal to buy a 2.5-acre parcel outside Sag Harbor on which to build housing, but following that public hearing last Thursday the East Hampton Town Board unanimously approved the $890,000 purchase.

Sep 26, 2019
Fishhooks Mulford Goes to London

Samuel Mulford was an early whaler, fisherman, militia captain, and member of the New York General Assembly who objected to Governor Hunter’s fishing licenses who traveled to London to present his case to Parliament and the king. -- Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

Sep 26, 2019
Two Cops Move Up and a Lawyer Moves On

Two members of the East Hampton Village Police Department have been promoted and the village board’s longtime lawyer is retiring, it was announced at Friday’s meeting of the village board.

Sep 26, 2019
East Hampton Village L.I.R.R. work It's Hammer Time at East Hampton L.I.R.R. Trestles

North Main Street in East Hampton Village will be closed between 6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday as construction crews build a foundation for a new railroad bridge.

Sep 25, 2019
Hampton Library Election

The Hampton Library’s annual bud­get vote and trustee election will happen on Tuesday, with voting from 2 to 9 p.m.

Sep 19, 2019
Judge Keeps Stop-Work Order in Place at Stony Hill

Last Thursday, State Supreme Court Judge William Ford denied a motion by the owners of nearly six acres of reserved land near Stony Hill Road in Amagansett to lift a temporary restraining order stopping them from cutting down trees or doing any other work there.

Sep 19, 2019