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Lighthouse high on Turtle Hill's importance to early trade was key to winning new status
painting of the Montauk Lighthouse
In 1796 this painting of the Montauk Lighthouse was submitted to the government with a request for payment from the man who built it. Montauk Historical Society

Ditch Witch Montauk
The Ditch Witch food cart in Montauk was among those to be replaced in a vote by the East Hampton Town Board Thursday. Morgan McGivern

As Sag Village takes back storied Long Wharf, worry over some deep history
A marine archaeologist is concerned about the security of artifacts if and when Long Wharf, pictured above in the late 19th century, is handed back to Sag Harbor Village. East Hampton Historical Society

College-Radio and Indie Rockers Sign on for August Festival
Vampire Weekend is the headliner act announced Monday for a two-day music festival in East Hampton in August. B. Riordan

Will look at economic picture and financial needs
Montauk is one of six fishing ports to get a visit from a federal Department of Commerce team, which will issue a report with tips for economic development. Russell Drumm

Lake Montauk is dying, environmentalist says

An owner of a long-shuttered restaurant in Amagansett said Friday that she would not confirm or deny rumors that a 7-Eleven store would open there. Leigh Goodstein

Northeasters speed growth of obstruction