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Vicki Littman, the proprietor of the Vicki’s Veggies farm stand in Amagansett, will launch this year’s “apple” fund-raiser to benefit the East Hampton Food Pantry on Saturday.
An organizer of an alleged summer share house has been charged by East Hampton Town officials with several violations. Enforcers first visited the property in May but did not issue the summonses until after a drunken-driving defendant's moment of honesty in justice court proceeding.
The former Florida governor, who officially announced his presidential candidacy two weeks ago, met with old friends and made some new ones during a busy day in East Hampton on Saturday.
Fire Departments from East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Bridgehampton were among the dozen called to assist Southampton firefighters in battling a massive fire on Wyandanch Lane Saturday afternoon.
David King, the Springs fire chief, keeps a tight watch on the department’s Facebook page, especially after an unexpected post implied poor conduct.
Word has been received that the so-called 2-percent cap on how much the town may increase property taxes will be less than 1 percent next year unless a majority of the town board votes to pierce it.
Chinese lanterns add yet another item to the list of destructive merriment caused by weekend partiers in the easternmost hamlet.
To experience summer on the South Fork is to witness the flaunting of materialism and, sometimes, unfathomable wealth. But if the efforts of Dan Lauter and Donna Soszynski-Lauter are successful, residents and visitors may one day experience treasures of an entirely different sort.
Though the tenant is still unknown, owners of the property received approval to build a new 9,982-square-foot, one-story retail building.