Results show high school Regents test scores rose in several subject areas and proficiency levels rose across the grades in elementary and middle school English and math.
Firefighters battle an early morning fire on Sunday, October 28, that claimed a home on Thanet Way in the Lionhead section of Springs.
A 17-year-old pedestrian was injured Tuesday night in a hit-and-run crash in East Hampton, and town detectives are seeking the public’s help finding the driver who was responsible.
The Southampton Town Board last week further refined its evolving proposal to expand the inventory of affordable accessory apartments in existing houses, agreeing during a long discussion at its October 25 work session to limit the proposal’s greatest impact to the less densely developed parts of town.
Sag Harbor Village Police have charged village resident Matthew F. Keller, 41, with ten felonies after an investigation showed he allegedly falsified documents to help a friend who does not live in Sag Harbor pay resident dockage fees for a village boat slip.
Supporters of the non-profit Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center erupted in cheers Tuesday night in Southampton Town Hall when the town board voted unanimously to spend $4 million in Community Preservation Funds (CPF) to buy a historic preservation easement and a restrictive use easement from the SagCinemaLLC.
Absentee ballots took center stage this week in the race between incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin and challenger Perry Gershon.
Two clear points of disagreement emerged from the nuts-and-bolts responses offered by East Hampton Town Board candidates David Lys and Manny Vilar in response to questions during a 90-minute debate sponsored by the East Hampton Group for Good Government and the East Hampton Library on Tuesday night.
Hoping it will lead to the creation of more affordable apartments in the town, the Southampton Town Board last week further tweaked draft legislation that would reduce the minimum lot size required for homeowners who want to put an accessory apartment in their homes from three-quarters of an acre to one-half acre.
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host two more candidate debates in advance of the Tuesday, November 6 election.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management published a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement on plans by Deepwater Wind to develop the South Fork Wind Farm roughly 30 miles off the coast of Montauk.
The Town of Southampton will hold a drawing for a new housing lottery of 15 affordable homes at Southampton Pointe on Village Green Drive off County Road 39 in Southampton on Thursday, October 25, at 3 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall.
The first ground-based, large-scale solar panel array on the South Fork won’t be up and running for another month or so but the East Hampton Town Board held a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Monday, October 22 to celebrate its near completion.
The Sag Harbor Planning Board on Tuesday postponed a decision on the lot line modification along with a highly anticipated discussion of the site plan of 2 West Water Street, and later took a preliminary look at an application by a property owner planning to expand at 23 Bridge Street.
For the past five years, Samantha Hoff has worked as a wildlife technician for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, studying one specific little animal: the bat.