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Septic Tax-Form Fight Rages On

Lawmakers consider legal action over the county comptroller's highly controversial decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who were told they would not be taxed for taking advantage of a county program for new, environmentally friendly septic systems.

Apr 4, 2019
Man Arrested on Charge of Sexually Abusing a Child

A 56-year-old Sag Harbor man was arrested Wednesday on charges of sexually abusing a child in Springs in November, East Hampton Town police said.

Apr 4, 2019
Moment of Truth for Artists’ Property

Several years of effort to save the Springs house and studios of the artists James Brooks and Charlotte Park may be coming to naught, with a town committee this week recommending the studio be demolished and the fate of the other buildings also uncertain.

Apr 4, 2019
Pushback on Guest Permit Increase

Following objections from Montauk hotel and motel owners and co-op managers, the East Hampton Town Board decided Tuesday to scrap a proposal that would have sharply raised the rate the town charges for beach parking permits used by guests.

Apr 4, 2019
Sagg Eyes Bridgehampton School

The board of the Sagaponack School District, which now has 17 students in kindergarten through third grade in its little red schoolhouse, declined to add the Bridgehampton School as an option for graduating students at its March meeting despite having been pressed to do so by some parents for several years.

Apr 4, 2019
Jenkins and Taylor: Masters of the Cinema Universe

The old adage “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” will be upended at the Ross School on Saturday when two award-winning screenwriters offer their insights on creating film scripts as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab weekend.

Apr 3, 2019
Mariana Sanchez: Her World’s a Stage

Mariana Sanchez, a native of Mexico and now of Amagansett, has her set design work on display at New York City’s Lincoln Center in a production of “Marys Seacole” through Sunday.

Apr 2, 2019
Lifesaving Help for Pets in a Fire

When fires break out, fire departments and ambulance companies are well equipped for emergencies, but they are not always prepared for dealing with four-legged victims, although they try to do so.

Mar 29, 2019
Putting Proms Within Reach

Attending the prom can be a milestone moment for high school students, but also a pricey one. With that in mind, the Suffolk County Library System is expanding its programs to help make the experience more affordable.

Mar 28, 2019
Blissful at Hamptons Float

Was it fate that sent a reporter who had awoken to sharp lower back pain, and nagging worry about car trouble, to Hamptons Float in Water Mill?

Mar 28, 2019
Oyster Farm Hits the Rocks

When John Nicholas closed down his family’s marina on Folkstone Creek in Three Mile Harbor at the end of the boating season last year, he did so in the hope of converting it into a facility able to produce as many as one million oysters a year for the commercial market.

Mar 28, 2019
Seawall Blocks More Than Waves — Beach Access Too

Sandbags placed on the Gardiner’s Bay shore on behalf of the designer Stella McCartney and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, and a neighbor have blocked a traditional beach access path used by residents of Bay View Avenue on Lazy Point in Amagansett.

Mar 28, 2019