Former Representative Tim Bishop wasted no time at the East Hampton Library on Saturday in answering the question he had posed in the title of his talk — “The U.S. Congress: Is the Branch Still Broken?”
Barry Rosenstein, the founder of Jana Partners, a multibillion-dollar hedge fund, who reportedly paid $147 million for properties on Further Lane in East Hampton Village, was granted variances from the village zoning code.
Jacqueline Bitonti, the new children’s librarian at the Montauk Library, is bursting with energy and full of ideas for the hamlet’s children and teenagers, a group she would like to get more involved with the library.
After receiving much support from village residents, the Sag Harbor Village Board unanimously passed a temporary moratorium on construction of most new single-family houses and major improvements on existing ones.
On Saturday during Soldier Ride the Hamptons, the grandson of Tom Collins, a Springs resident who played a crucial role as a cryptologist in World War II and died in 2011, will ride on Team Sam Scram, a group organized in Mr. Collins’s honor.
As all of the pre-summer frenzy was under way here this spring, slowly taking shape — stone by stone, row by concentric row — on a field of grass overlooking Fort Pond Bay in Montauk was a labyrinth, an ancient shape for a walking practice of contemplation and meditation.