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Most, Not All, School Budgets Are Under the Cap

School budget votes and board elections take place on Tuesday, with races in five of the eight school districts between Bridgehampton and Montauk. Proposed budgets in all but one, Wainscott, come in under the state-mandated tax cap.

May 20, 2019
Four Candidates Seek Three Seats on East Hampton School Board

Two incumbents, J.P. Foster, the board president, and Wendy Geehreng, are both seeking re-election, while Sandra Vorpahl, who previously served six years on the board, and Jeff Erickson, who ran last year, are also looking for a seat.

May 9, 2019
Countdown for Affordable Apartments

A groundbreaking ceremony for the 37-unit affordable housing complex to be built at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett will likely take place next month.

Mar 7, 2019
New Worries Over Teen Pot Use

While opioids have dominated the fight against substance abuse in Suffolk County recently, the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York has created a different challenge for parents and children.

Mar 7, 2019
Hunters Speak Out on Ban

One week after members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife asked the town board to institute a ban on hunting on one weekend day, a representative of the East Hampton Sportsmen’s Alliance delivered that group’s contrasting point of view.

Mar 7, 2019
Butter Lane Tree Farm Riles Neighbors

A plan for a tree farm in Bridgehampton that would include housing for agricultural laborers has been met with fierce opposition from neighbors.

Mar 7, 2019
Hatchery Would Double as Salty Education Center

A plan to relocate East Hampton Town’s shellfish hatchery that envisions a combined educational center and exemplar of environmentalism and sustainability was unveiled at Town Hall on Tuesday, as a proposal to consolidate the hatchery and nursery at one site moved closer to fruition.

Mar 7, 2019
East Hampton Man Reported Missing Has Been Found in South Carolina, Family Said

William Miller, an East Hampton native who has cancer, had been reported missing by his family last week.

Mar 11, 2019
Frank P. Kennedy, Retired Harbormaster, Dies of 9/11-Related Disease

Frank Paul Kennedy was among 11 town officers who responded to a New York Police Department request for help from law enforcement personnel in the days after the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Mar 7, 2019
Slow Start to New Commute

Though passengers have been few in the first days of the South Fork Commuter Connection, the coordinated rail and bus system designed to alleviate traffic congestion, East Hampton and Southampton Town officials expect more passengers as the weather warms and traffic worsens.

Mar 7, 2019
Guild Hall's Academy of the Arts Dinner

Guild Hall knows how to throw a party, and it showed that Monday with the 34th Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards dinner high above Manhattan at the Rainbow Room.

Mar 13, 2019
Nature Notes: The Big Thaw

The alewife, a herring species and one of the only fish named after a woman, will be back, but not nearly so widespread on the South Fork as the osprey or the spring peeper.

Mar 13, 2019