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Looking for creative solutions to close a hefty gap in funding
Project Most, a nonprofit that runs after-school programs in Springs and East Hampton and supports initiatives including the Seedlings Project greenhouse program, above, will not receive donations from the Hamptons Marathon now that the race has been moved to Southampton. Christine Sampson

Scourges that can put a cold blanket on spring
The southern pine borer can devastate the pitch pine tree.


Richard Barons has been persuaded to stay on as executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society for two more years. Durell Godfrey

The inside of a house on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road was gutted by a fire on Tuesday morning. Michael Heller photos
While the house is still standing, the inside of the house is gutted, fire chiefs said. Morgan McGivern

A scene from “Body Team 12,” one of three Academy Award nominees for short films screened at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival.

T.E. McMorrow
Part of the East Hampton Library’s lower level was closed to the public this week and last but there was only minor damage after a check valve on a water main burst early last week, flooding the older half of the basement. T.E. McMorrow

East Hampton Village police helped carry the 268-pound dolphin off of the beach on Saturday. Carrie Krempler
Carrie Krempler
Carrie Krempler
Carrie Krempler
Carrie Krempler
Carrie Krempler

Landscape Painter was 87

Kunkush safely in Norway with members of its family, who had been forced to leave a Greek beach town without it after traveling from Iraq via Turkey. Doug Kuntz
Amy Shrodes on Lesbos, Greece, with Kunkush. Ms. Shrodes was wearing a Ross School jacket given to her by East Hampton volunteers who went to Greece.Doug Kuntz
Kunkush ready to travel with its pet passportDoug Kuntz