Historic Wamponamon to welcome uninitiated for one day only
A mural by John Capello in the Masonic Temple in Sag Harbor depicts symbols meaningful to the fraternal organization as well as a comet that was visible in the sky in 1858, the year the hamlet’s Wamponamon Lodge was founded. Anthony Lombardo
John Capello, an artist and a member of the Sag Harbor Masonic Lodge, spent several months working on a new section of a mural in the lodge’s temple on the second floor of the 1845 building on Main Street. Joanne Pilgrim
Joanne Pilgrim
Anthony Lombardo
Anthony Lombardo

Brief biographies of those running in May 17 election; part one of a series
In the East Hampton School District, four candidates are running for three seats on the school board. From left to right, James Foster, Wendy Geehreng, Alison Anderson, Rich Wilson.

Busy stretch in Wainscott concerns planning board
A proposal to turn the former Star Room club into a car wash has been met with a mixed reception. Taylor K. Vecsey

Debate pluses, minuses of sprawl vs. housing
“We are talking about people who are in need of places to live. This is what my support is for,” said Bonnie Cannon, the chairwoman of the Southampton Town Housing Authority, at a hearing on the Bridgehampton Gateway project. Taylor K. Vecsey
Christiana McPherson, a social worker, said she supported the planned development district at the Bridgehampton Gateway because the need for affordable housing for gainfully employed professionals is so dire.Taylor K. Vecsey

Owners, writer’s friends, restored it once, will again
A 1968 Ford Mustang once owned by the writer Truman Capote crashed into the Henry Lehr store in Sag Harbor last Thursday evening.

Property owners agree to limit patrons
As part of a settlement that owners of the Cyril’s property agreed to with the Town of East Hampton, the roadside bar at the popular Napeague spot is to be removed. David E. Rattray
Christopher Kelley is representing the Cyril’s property owners. Cyril Fitzsimons has his own attorney. T.E. McMorrow
David E. Rattray

Alexander Peters of Amagansett, who raised questions about East Hampton Town’s rental registry before it became law, listed his property yesterday with the town Building Department with the help of Evelyn Calderon. Morgan McGivern

“We specialize in succulents”
Beth Eckhardt has reopened Amagansett Flowers by Beth at 255 Main Street in that hamlet. Durell Godfrey