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In a vote of 736 to 595, voters approved a referendum to buy the former Stella Maris school building and renovate it with a price tag of $10.23 million.
Voters turned out in higher-than-usual numbers on Tuesday in Bridgehampton to approve the school district's $13.78 million budget by 161 to 78, or 67.4 percent, making it one of two schools on the South Fork to pierce the tax levy cap.
Amagansett voters passed the school district's $10.47 million budget proposal on Tuesday night, with 63 percent saying yes to the over-the-tax-cap spending plan.
Results from school budget votes and board elections have begun rolling in, with voters approving budgets in East Hampton, Montauk, and Wainscott so far.
Cyril Fitzsimons, the operator of Cyril's Fish House on Napeague since at least 1990, has served his last B.B.C. at that location, according to the restaurant's Facebook page, and will close the popular bar and restaurant.
The Springs School's first Festival of the Arts drew a large crowd on Saturday afternoon to Ashawagh Hall.
A fire that started in a Dumpster at a house under construction in Beach Hampton on Sunday afternoon was quickly extinguished despite strong winds.
A workshop for parents, educators, and other adults on talking to children about death is planned for 6 p.m. at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor, where two recent deaths affected the school community.
Mary Lee, a 3,500-pound great white shark, may be one of those visitors who enjoys hitting the Hamptons before the summer season ensues.
In an effort to reduce the numbers of mosquitoes and to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, Suffolk County is holding a Zika Action Day.
Citing financial constraints and continued declining enrollment, the Child Development Center of the Hamptons, the South Fork’s only charter school, formally announced on Tuesday that it will close at the end of the school year.
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
The East Hampton Fire Department celebrated its first active member to reach 60 years of service at its annual inspection dinner at the Maidstone Club late last month.