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It’s said that the two best days in the life of a boat owner are the day the boat is bought and the day it’s sold. While there is much truth in this running joke among boat owners, the laughs haven’t discouraged many from joining their ranks.
We don’t think of trees as flowering plants, but they are. Oak flowers are just past peaking. The male flowers, called catkins, have shed most of their pollen and are dropping shriveled and brown en masse.
In a vote of 736 to 595, voters approved a referendum to buy the former Stella Maris school building and renovate it with a price tag of $10.23 million.
Voters turned out in higher-than-usual numbers on Tuesday in Bridgehampton to approve the school district's $13.78 million budget by 161 to 78, or 67.4 percent, making it one of two schools on the South Fork to pierce the tax levy cap.
Amagansett voters passed the school district's $10.47 million budget proposal on Tuesday night, with 63 percent saying yes to the over-the-tax-cap spending plan.
Results from school budget votes and board elections have begun rolling in, with voters approving budgets in East Hampton, Montauk, and Wainscott so far.
Cyril Fitzsimons, the operator of Cyril's Fish House on Napeague since at least 1990, has served his last B.B.C. at that location, according to the restaurant's Facebook page, and will close the popular bar and restaurant.
A fire that started in a Dumpster at a house under construction in Beach Hampton on Sunday afternoon was quickly extinguished despite strong winds.
Citing financial constraints and continued declining enrollment, the Child Development Center of the Hamptons, the South Fork’s only charter school, formally announced on Tuesday that it will close at the end of the school year.
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
The East Hampton Fire Department celebrated its first active member to reach 60 years of service at its annual inspection dinner at the Maidstone Club late last month.
The need for seasonal work-force housing is a crisis that only a multifaceted approach will resolve, according to those who spoke yesterday at a breakfast symposium organized by the East Hampton Business Alliance.
Pleasant Lane is to remain a two-way, dead-end street after East Hampton Village officials said last Thursday they would abandon an idea to make it partly one-way and open it up to the village’s long-term parking lot, which sits on the other...