Villages

It has been a little over a year since The Star discussed dyslexia with Helen Roussel, a Sag Harbor resident, mother of an 11-year-old dyslexic boy, and an indefatigable campaigner for increased awareness and improved educational approaches for children who suffer from the disorder.
In the June 20 East Hampton Village election, two candidates are running for a single seat on the village board. Philip O’Connell, who was appointed to the board after Elbert Edwards’s death in October, will try to keep the seat for the...
The Village of East Hampton will be the recipient of a $16,000 rebate from the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Municipal Zero-Emission Vehicle rebate program for the installation of an electric vehicle charging station in the long-term lot located off Lumber Lane.
Memorial Day weekend this year brought the return of a restored Civil War-era cannon to the green at Ashawagh Hall, where it sits atop the stone war memorial inscribed with the names of veterans from Springs.
Cyanobacteria, which is known as blue-green algae, has been confirmed at Mill Pond in Water Mill and in Roth Pond at the State University’s Stony Brook campus.

An eight-hour course on safe and legal boating practices will be held at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor on Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. both days. It meets the requirements mandated by New York State for operators of personal watercraft such as Jet Skis and similar craft.
Those watching East Hampton's Memorial Day parade on Monday donned raingear and stood under umbrellas as veterans, scouts, firefighters, and public officials marched down Main Street before gathering on the memorial green at Hook Mill to pay tribute to fallen soldiers.
Find out where the Memorial Day observances are from East Hampton to Southampton.
Laura Tooman assumed the presidency of the Concerned Citizens of Montauk on May 1, just as the town embarked on a monumental effort to protect groundwater, a coastal assessment resiliency plan is developed, hamlet studies proceed, and the summer visitors arrive.
With so much going on around us on the East End every summer, some might forget to look up. But to the founders of the Montauk Observatory, the heavens, and our unobstructed view of stars, planets, and the Milky Way are worthy of attention — and a decade of effort.
A contest is on to see who can guess the weight of Rudy the rooster, a Jersey Black Giant who is large even for the breed. Rudy lives at Rita’s Stables on West Lake Drive in Montauk.
“Every now and again we have a special day where a village employee is going to be recognized. That’s going to happen today,” Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said at a brief East Hampton Village Board meeting on Friday.
Should your travels take you south of Montauk Highway, you no longer have to worry about detouring around the Sagg Bridge.