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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
The Springs Football Team, 1929

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

Sep 19, 2019
Wen and Gibbons Wed at Wiborg’s Beach

Cora Evelynn Wen and David Scott Gibbons were married at Wiborg’s Beach in East Hampton on Saturday morning in a brief ceremony attended by friends and family that was officiated by Wickham Boyle, an author and friend of the family who is ordained in the Universal Life Church. 

Sep 19, 2019
He Met Every Requirement, and Then Some

Felicity Carmichael Sundlun and Eric Kavan Spencer were married on Saturday in the Amagansett garden of Nina Gillman, a family friend.

Sep 19, 2019
They Met in Israel and Married in Montauk

Raymond W. Bimson and Hanna Palamarchuk were married on Aug. 31 in Montauk in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the groom’s mother, Jane Bimson. Bruna DiBiase, a New York City judge, officiated.

Sep 19, 2019
Sag Harbor Parish Named in Child Victims Act Suit

Sag Harbor’s St. Andrew parish is among about 170 parishes around the state named in a widespread sex abuse complaint brought by people who say they were abused, as children, by clergy at those parishes and in some cases their schools.

Sep 12, 2019