Waiting for option to buy, founder instead gets rent increase of $73K a year
The Country School in Wainscott, founded by Deena Zenger, seen here sitting with students, received an eviction notice from East Hampton Town this week. David E. Rattray

A solid run of very, very small but hungry bass have hit the ocean beaches
Two fishermen took a pause from casting to talk at Gerard Point on Monday evening. Reports were that big bluefish have been landed there and at other bay beaches since Saturday. David E. Rattray

The Bridgehampton School's Marimba Band has helped to fill the gardens with music during past Family Days at the LongHouse Reserve. Durell Godfrey

Carissa Katz

$68.3 million plan keeps programs intact
A plan for a school bus parking and maintenance facility on a Cedar Street, East Hampton, property has some of its neighbors fuming. David E. Rattray

Sag Harbor rally was one of hundreds across the United States
Kiana Dias was among the younger set of South Fork residents joining in a march and rally for action on climate change in Sag Harbor on Saturday. Durell Godfrey
Jill Rappaport and Christie Brinkley were among the South Fork residents who attended a march and rally for action on climate change in Sag Harbor on Saturday. Durell Godfrey
Durell Godfrey

Zachary Cohen has said that he looked forward to a primary to run for town councilman in November. Carissa Katz

A lawsuit against East Hampton Town by the Bistrian family, owners of more than 30 acres of farmland north of Amagansett’s Main Street, seeks to force construction of an access road through the land so that it can be developed. David E. Rattray

The East Hampton Fire Department chiefs presented Kenny Brown, an ex-chief and active member, with a plaque for his 55 years of service. They also gave his wife, Linda Brown, a bouquet. The chiefs, from left, are Jamalia Hayes, the second assistant chief, Chief Ken Wessberg, and Gerry Turza, the first assistant chief. Michael Heller