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Nearly 600 listings but few Montauk vacancies
From Airbnb, this Montauk house is available with two-night minimum stays and discounts if you book for a week or more.

Lighthouse to be used as a bed and breakfast
Plans are in the works to renovate the historic Cedar Island Lighthouse at Cedar Point, seen here in 1973, the year before a fire gutted its interior. John Reed

New town taxi laws ensnare Afghanistan war veteran in a web of permits
Jorge Jerome, 25, a Montauk resident and veteran of the war in Afghanistan, was arrested last week by East Hampton Town detectives and charged with having a forged permit on his taxi. T.E. McMorrow

Flush fund has 8 deals done, 29 more in the pipe

Public Service Department asks how $24 million project might be amortized

While neighborhoods surrounding it have gradually been gentrified, the Crossway has remained staunchly downscale
The modest houses on Huntington Crossway in Bridgehampton stand in stark contrast to much of the hamlet, where the average house price is $2.3 million, according to the real estate website Trulia. Debra Scott

Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez presented Vivian Moss, who was celebrating her 97th birthday on Friday, with a proclamation. Durell Godfey
Justice Steven Tekulsky presented his mother, Rose Tekulsky, with a proclamation from the town.
Lucy West accepts her proclamation from Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez
Councilman Peter Van Soyoc with Kitt Mott
Onida Dixon, 100, as the oldest person at the party.
Ellen Halsey and Alice Cooley have been friends since kindergarten.
Donald and Ellen Halsey
Blanche Wisnant
Virginia Backlund
Josephine DiSunno

The front of 52 Cedar Drive is completely charred. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Firefighters pour water on a house that caught fire Tuesday night in Springs. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department

Bella Lewis

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