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Ex-police chief aims to join Republican ticket
Hoping to join Manny Vilar, right, who is running for supervisor on the G.O.P. ticket, are Paul Giardina, left, and Gerard Larsen, who want the two at-play seats on the town board.

Norma Bushman, center, and other staffers from the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter outlined their programs for youth at a meeting of the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday, following assertions by the East End New Leaders that the center has veered away from its original mission as a youth center. Durell Godfrey photos
Walker Bragman, a representative of the East End New Leaders, said the group would present a business plan to the town in the coming months as to how the RECenter building could be used after next year when the Y.M.C.A.’s current contract with the town expires.

“This new location is like a little world unto itself,” Michael Weisman said of the North Main Street property where he and Nancy Rowan of the Golden Eagle art store will open Studio 144 this spring. Amanda Beckmann


A fire broke out Tuesday morning in a bay of a commercial building that was rented out by a landscaping company.


Town abruptly ends a hazardous practice
At the East Hampton Town Parks Department, spray foam insulation chemical residue left in barrels slated to be trash bins was dumped into a drain and on the ground, and may have made workers ill. Joanne Pilgrim

The birds that have been showing up at your feeder daily will still need another couple of weeks of food to keep them going
In the old days there was more overwintering fruit, such as holly berries, on the South Fork to keep robins and other birds well fed in the cold months. Claudia Ward

The vehicles involved in the crash on Montauk Highway in Water Mill Tuesday morning sustained heavy damage. Austin Handler photos

The fire was reported in a commercial building on Washington Avenue in East Hampton.
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