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East Hampton firefighters were called to an oceanfront West End Road house on Wednesday afternoon after a report of a fire. When the first fire officials arrived on the scene at about 2:40, flames were reportedly coming through the roof.
More than 50 students, ages 9 to 19, worked with the Tony Award-winning lyricist Jack Feldman, the dancer Tommy Bracco, and actress Nadia Dajani at East Hampton High School on Saturday in the first workshop sponsored by the East End Young Arts Initiative.
“It might have been a bright blue day, but rainclouds had to come this way,” sang a sometime resident of Amagansett, Paul McCartney. “They're watering everything that they can see.”
East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of an Amagansett man in an accident on Windmill Lane in that hamlet early Saturday morning. Erik D. Payne, 25, was declared dead on the scene by investigators.
East Hampton Town Lt. Christopher M. Hatch may be getting ready to retire, but he’s still plenty busy over the next few weeks as he makes the final preparations for the annual Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day parade.
A change to town laws that is under discussion would allow personal watercraft such as Jet Skis, which have been banned from East Hampton Town harbors, to be launched from designated ramps throughout the town and traverse the harbors in order to get to open waters, where they are unrestricted.
The amount the department agreed to pay was based on the profit it believed it had made from a high six-figure investment into Distinctive Ventures L.L.C. in 2006 or 2007.
The church’s outreach efforts are not limited to its large and diverse congregation; rather, they are extended to anyone residing in the greater East Hampton area.
The battle over an alcohol ban at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett intensified on Tuesday when Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell and Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc visited a meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees.