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The Montauk Lighthouse will be lit up again for the holiday season. Morgan McGivern

Development with 38 apartments would also have four commercial units
A mixed-use housing development being planned for a site on Montauk Highway in Amagansett has raised concerns about potential traffic and businesses there in addition to the proposed 38 apartments. T.E. McMorrow

Fans from as far as California for epic sale
“They just kept lining up,” Susan Wexler of Behind the Hedgerows said of visitors to the estate sale she organized at Grey Gardens last weekend. Frenzied shoppers bought up everything for sale in the house, she said, with items dating to the Beale era sold out by Friday at 3 p.m. Durell Godfrey Photos

Creative students are paid to think big
Members of Guild Hall’s Teen Arts Council listened to advice from Jeremy Dennis, a photographer, during a recent meeting. Courtesy of Guild Hall

‘Not well-built,’ big building is bigger expense
East Hampton Town is seeking bids for the removal of a barn on a parcel of land purchased with money from the community preservation fund in 2014. David E. Rattray

Donations from the East Hampton office of Saunders Associates for the East Hampton Food Pantry filled the back of a cargo van. A food drive at the real estate firm's various offices brought in more than 14,000 donated items. Ricci Paradiso

A hallway at the former East Hampton Town Hall on Pantigo Road, where important records in the basement have become moldy and will have to be removed by a clean-up company. David E. Rattray

Photo album renews interest in the National Guard’s summer of 1913
National Guardsmen camped on the treeless plain near Fort Pond in Montauk. Water came from a well at a nearby inn.Montauk Library
Members of the 1st and 2nd Regiment of New York National Guard cavalry bathed in Block Island Sound during a war games exercise in Montauk in July 1913. The photo comes from an album recently purchased by the Montauk Library.Montauk Library

Kilkare, an iconic house, is located within the prestigious and rarely seen Georgica Association, with panoramic views of Georgica Pond and the Atlantic. Built in 1877 by ship builders, the three-story house overlooking the Atlantic has been sensitively restored with all its authentic detail. Courtesy of Sotheby’s
Kilkare, built in 1877 by ship builders, the three-story house overlooks the Atlantic Ocean has been sensitively restored with all its authentic detail. Courtesy of Sotheby’s
Located in one of East Hampton Village's most coveted locations, a traditional Shingle-Style house on Further Lane is one of five distinguished homes on the 2017 East Hampton House & Garden Tour.Erik Davidowicz
Nestled in the Village, an early 20th-century Cottage with French & English influences. Courtesy Landscape Details
The interiors in this East Hampton Village house are decidedly French inflected, with hand-finished plaster walls, antique limestone floors and mantels, period paneling, and a La Cornue range — while the exterior is reminiscent of an English cottage, with intricate stonework and a swooping shingled roof.Courtesy Landscape Details

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