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The Clintons have rented a house at 44 Broadview Road in the Bell Estate section of Amagansett. Hamptons Pix

Plans call for crops, horses, community space
Morgan McGivern

To say the undertaking is even one-third finished would probably be stretching it
An electrician was busy last week installing wiring for a chandelier in the Studio. The upside-down transom is back from repair, still upside-down. Durell Godfrey Photos
The front of the house should be shingled by fall, in time for a big fund-raiser.

Police led Daniel Cavan Rathgaber into East Hampton Town Justice Court Monday morning. T.E. McMorrow

Scientists confirm it was a juvenile great white, cause of death unknown
Tycho Burwell

Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell
Christine Sciulli
Christine Sciulli
Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell

Every Merrell House Tells A Story
The house offers long views toward the ocean from the second floor living areas and the third floor office and roof deck. Below, James Merrell pauses during a recent visit. Durell Godfrey Photos
Crepe myrtles flank a 20-step staircase made of dry-stack granite blocks.
A steep staircase leads to the ground floor. Right, recliners face the ocean in the master suite.
Rolling mahogany shutters help modulate sunlight at the rear of the house.
The family room, adjoining the kitchen, looks out over wetlands.
A fire pit can be lighted for outdoor comfort on chilly nights.
In the kitchen, gold-leaf glass tiles reflect sunlight throughout the day.
Durell Godfrey Photos

Richard G. Hendrickson, seen here in 2007, has been a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930. Carissa Katz

Engines from the Amagansett Fire Department headed up a long line of equipment on review during Saturday's parade.
Josephine DiSunno, a charter member of the Amagansett Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary when it was founded in 1955, rode in the parade.
Amagansett's firefighters, dressed in their finest, saluted as they passed the reviewing stand.
A vintage hose cart from the Amagansett Fire Department collection
On the reviewing stand Saturday, local luminaries included, from left, Hugh King, who was master of ceremonies; David Browne, an East Hampton Town fire marshal; East Hampton Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby; Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, and Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell. Other officials not shown include State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., and East Hampton Town Trustee Clerk Diane McNally.
The East Hampton Town Fire Department's antique ladder and bucket wagon paused for a moment on the long march to the Amagansett Fire House from the American Legion.
Volunteers from the Springs Fire Department, which shares a long border with Amagansett's district, took part as well.
What's a parade without a pun? The Amagansett School float obliged and won an award for the people who put it together.
The celebration continued into the afternoon at the Amagansett Fire House, with a barbecue, games for children, and a whole lot of socializing.

Melih and Asli Dincer were escorted from court on Friday after being arraigned on charges stemming from alleged threats made against the Jewish Center of the Hamptons. Taylor K. Vecsey