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Village Eyes Summer Ban on Leaf Blowers

East Hampton Village is considering laws that would vastly restrict the use of gas-powered leaf blowers and other landscaping equipment in the summer months and require landscapers to obtain licenses.

Mar 21, 2019
Furniture Showroom Planned on Skimhampton

The owners of Brass and Burl, an online store for high-end furniture and home décor, are planning a showroom on part of the Franklin Triangle, a wedge-shaped property between Skimhampton Road and Montauk Highway in East Hampton.

Mar 21, 2019
Dorothy Quick, Friend of Twain

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

Mar 21, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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