Villages

The Springs School was evacuated as a precaution after people smelled of smoke in the building Tuesday morning, East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo said.
The Montauk line east of Speonk will be out of service this weekend, Nov. 10 to 13, as work is completed on the main track. Bus service will be offered between Patchogue and Montauk.
The second annual ArtXchange celebration of cultural diversity takes place at the East Hampton museum on Sunday afternoon.
Beginning Thursday evening, full overnight closures will begin on the expressway, Interstate 495, at the Old Nicolls Road bridge (Exit 58) in the Town of Islip. The closures, for bridge maintenance, are expected to last several weeks.
A spreading infestation of southern pine beetles in Northwest Woods, East Hampton, prompted Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell to declare a state of emergency last Thursday, authorizing town employees to inspect both public and private lands and, if necessary, cut down infested trees, with the permission of the landowner.
An application to alter an accessory building on a historically significant property gave the East Hampton Village Board plenty to consider when it met on Friday.
To think of the Bridgehampton Lions Club’s Carving Contest as a mere jack-o-lantern challenge would be to vastly underestimate the talent on display at the annual event.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation that will require any future long-term financial agreements between the East Hampton Town Board and the Federal Aviation Administration to be subject to a permissive referendum, giving the community a voice in whether to accept federal money and regulations as it relates to East Hampton Airport.
The Darlene Lycke Scholarship Fund is selling raffle tickets for a New York Giants-Philadelphia Eagles football game on Sunday, Dec. 17. The lucky winner will win four tickets to the game with parking at MetLife Stadium.
This year, in addition to the usual Halloween fun to be had there on Tuesday, one local real estate broker is taking the opportunity to showcase two of her listings in a community-spirited way.
Damaging winds Sunday night toppled telephone poles and brought down trees and electrical wires, where some of the strongest gusts were felt on the East End.
East Hampton Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver and pack hot food for homebound residents. Substitute packers and drivers are also needed for when regular volunteers are not available.
Conditions on eastern Long Island are expected to deteriorate as the winds pick up and the rain continues to fall Sunday evening.