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The East Hampton Town Police Department has named its merit award winners for 2015.
A community oyster garden will begin with a pilot program this spring in East Hampton's Three Mile Harbor.
The East Hampton school cafeterias resemble test kitchens these days, as parents, teachers, nutrition experts, and administrators have met monthly since September to review new elementary and middle school menus and adjust the food lineup based on student reaction and their own observations.
The family of the late Lilia Esperanza Aucapina will meet with South­ampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman on March 18 to review a report from Town Police Chief Robert Pearce on his department’s handling of the woman’s disappearance and subsequent death last year.
As the Hamptons Marathon prepares to exit Springs for Southampton Village next fall, taking with it tens in thousands of dollars of charitable contributions, Project Most, a key beneficiary since the marathon’s inception nine years ago, is looking for creative solutions to close a hefty gap in funding.
The southern pine borer that has been devastating pitch pine trees in the Central Pine Barrens including in Westhampton and Hampton Bays, leaving pitch pines mere skeletons from Long Island Sound to the Great South Bay next to the ocean.
The Southampton Town Democratic Committee will hold a fund-raiser and reception for recently elected Southampton and Suffolk County officials Thursday evening from 6 to 8 at Page restaurant in Sag Harbor.
The East Hampton Historical Society's popular executive director, Richard Barons, who was to have retired in April, will instead remain on the job for another two years.
A fire broke out on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road on Tuesday morning calling out three fire departments.
The Hamptons International Film Festival also announced that it is now an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences qualifying festival for the documentary short subject category.
A lower-level of the East Hampton Library remained closed to the public a week after an exterior check valve burst, flooding the eastern side of the basement. Damage to books was minimal.
East Hampton Village police tried to help rescue a stranded dolphin, though it was later euthanized while under the care of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.
A graveside service for the well-known painter of local landscapes will be held on Wednesday afternoon.