Villages

A gunman opened fire Saturday in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., about 1,200 miles from here, but the grief in the aftermath of the mass shooting has resonated around the country, including on the South Fork.
Some Montauk residents are feeling the sting of swarms of taxis buzzing about the hamlet’s trendy night spots, where, they say, the cabs are creating unpleasant conditions.
For months now, a persistent rumor has been circulating that giant cruise ships will start docking in Montauk’s Fort Pond Bay, with thousands of disembarking passengers flooding an already-crowded summertime hot spot.
A converted motel serves as a semi-permanent home for local workers, many with young children, who are unable to find an apartment or bedroom that they can afford in a shared house.
A brief work session of the East Hampton Village Board last Thursday saw a return visit by a critic of the village’s efforts to reduce the white-tail deer population through sterilization.
Renewable Energy Long Island, a not-for-profit organization that promotes clean, sustainable energy generation and use, will host an educational forum on building a renewable and resilient energy system for the South Fork on Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m., in Studio 3 at LTV Studios in Wainscott.
Part of a fading era in Montauk came tumbling down on Friday, as a wrecking crew began demolishing the iconic East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain Beach.
The importance of an obscure event in the history of World War II has been brought home, literally, in recent years with the annual re-enactment of Nazi saboteurs’ landing on the ocean beach near Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett.
A memorial plaque donated by the Police Benevolent Association of East Hampton Village in honor of the late Anna Mirabai Lytton, a 14-year-old Springs School student, will be dedicated at a ceremony on Wednesday.