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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
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
New Market Will Open Soon in the Village

A new food store will be opening soon at the former site of the Hampton Market Place on Race Lane in East Hampton Village.

Mar 28, 2019
Maralyn Rittenour: A Passion for Polar Places

Already a seasoned traveler by the time she married her first husband at age 24 in Hong Kong, Maralyn Christie-Miller Rittenour seemed to have adventure in her blood.

Mar 28, 2019
East Hampton's Tentative $70.9 Million Budget Won’t Pierce Cap

The East Hampton School Board concluded its fourth and final budget workshop on Tuesday still hewing to the expectation it will not pierce the state-mandated cap on tax levy increases in the upcoming school year.

Mar 28, 2019
Some Septic Grants Were ‘Double-Taxed’

A bipartisan group of county legislators has joined the Suffolk County executive’s office in turning up the heat on County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. for his unilateral decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who participated in an innovative septic-system upgrade program designed to help protect the area’s water supply.

Mar 28, 2019
Montauk Parade Arrests Were Few

The Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday saw beautiful weather and, according to East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo, a calm crowd.

Mar 27, 2019
Quail Hill Farm Plowshares: C.S.A. Programs Are A-Coming!

For those looking forward to a summer filled with fresh produce from an East End farm, now is the time to sign up for a community-supported agriculture program, or C.S.A.

Mar 23, 2019
Hedges-Edwards Barn Now Part of Mulford Farm

The Hedges-Edwards Barn, dating from around 1770, was originally located on the west side of Main Street in East Hampton, where the library now stands. E.J. Edwards first moved it around 1910 to his nearby property on Edwards Lane.

Mar 23, 2019
Missing Krupinski Crash Victim’s Remains Found

In January, seven months after a small-plane crash off Amagansett took the lives of four people, the partial remains of one of the passengers, William Maerov, washed up on shore. They were identified earlier this month through D.N.A. analysis.

Mar 22, 2019
State Nominates Azurest, Ninevah, and Sag Hills for National Register

The New York State Board for Historic Preservation nominated Sag Harbor's historically black district, the communities of Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah, for the National Register of Historic Places last Thursday.

Mar 22, 2019
A Chorus of Nays on Music Permit Proposal

Nearly 40 local musicians and owners of music venues told the East Hampton Town Board Thursday that proposed amendments to the town code governing music entertainment permits are draconian and mean-spirited, but Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said many of their concerns "may not be founded."

Mar 22, 2019