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ZBA Says Main Street Rebuild Okay

Posted on 18 March 2015

Earlier this year, when contractors tore down much of a house at 295 Main Street, Sag Harbor building inspector Tom Preiato was quick to issue a stop-work order.

East Hampton Town Board Mulls Plans For Underused Properties

Posted on 18 March 2015

The East Hampton Town property management committee announced on Tuesday what it thinks should become of several underused town-owned buildings and plots of land.

The Buzz About Bees

Posted on 16 March 2015

This winter has been hard on everyone. But for Mary Woltz, the challenges have gone far beyond simply shoveling and making sure there’s enough firewood on hand. That’s because Ms. Woltz is a beekeeper — a job that doesn’t end just because the pollination season has.

Jules Feiffer Revisits His Long Lost Youth in “Kill My Mother”

Posted on 16 March 2015

You’d think that with an Academy Award, a Pulitzer Prize, two Obies and a Guild Hall Lifetime Achievement Award under his belt (the latter occurring just last week), cartoonist/playwright/screenwriter/filmmaker Jules Feiffer wouldn’t be afraid to try anything. But you’d be wrong. Up until last summer, Mr. Feiffer, who just turned 86, had never tackled the noir style comic, that genre of crime literature where tough talking detectives hook up with sassy dames who aren’t quite on the level and together, they solve murders in bleak, black and white setting. It’s a genre Mr. Feiffer has loved since he was a child.

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Lady Whalers Fall in Regional Final

Posted on 14 March 2015

There was no quit in the Pierson-Bridgehampton basketball team upstate in Newburgh on Friday, even though its opponent in the New York Class C Southeast Regional Final, the Pine Plains Bombers, had too much firepower in the end and pulled away with a 45-35 victory to advance to the semifinal round.

Amagansett Man Dies in Late Night Crash

Posted on 14 March 2015

A 25-year-old Amagansett man died early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on Windmill Lane in Amagansett. East Hampton Town Police said Erik D. Payne, 25, of Merrills Road in Amagansett died after he apparently lost control of his 2001 Ford pickup truck and struck a utility pole. Police said Mr. Payne was the only one in the [...]

Killer Bees Stamp Ticket Back to States

Posted on 14 March 2015

These Killer Bees are reminded of those Killer Bees everywhere they turn—around town, in the gym where eight state championship banners hang, even at the dinner table, as many are descendants of the mid to late 1990s Bees, they of three consecutive state titles, innumerable victories and immeasurable ability.

Tensions Soar Over Proposed Airport Restrictions In East Hampton

Posted on 12 March 2015

Tensions soared on Thursday evening, as two sides battled it out during a public hearing on four proposed laws designed to curb the noise problem at East Hampton Airport.

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Trustees Talk Role in the Modern World

Posted on 11 March 2015

About 50 residents and community members gathered at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on Monday at which representatives of the East Hampton and Southampton Town Trustees discussed their role in modern government.
The Trustees of both towns trace their authority to colonial-era patents and were once the local governing bodies when King James II was on the throne in England. They remain to this day, with a primary focus on protecting the East End’s undeveloped common lands, including beaches and the bottomlands of ponds.

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Battle Lines Are Drawn as Public Hearing Looms on East Hampton Airport

Posted on 11 March 2015

Meeting with local officials from the North and South Forks, newly elected U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin held a press conference on Sunday at Southold Town Hall stressing the need for finding a solution to the helicopter noise issue on the East End.

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