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Bridgehampton firefighters battled the blaze Monday evening with help from the Sag Harbor and Southampton Fire Departments, shutting down Montauk Highway between the Bridgehampton Commons and Butter Lane as hose was stretched across the highway.
The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will host a party on Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. to raise money for the Dell Cullum, a photographer, wildlife removal specialist, and anti-litter crusader who was injured last month when he fell from a roof while rescuing an animal.
In a dining room full of East Hampton employers, about six raised their hands when asked at an East Hampton Business Alliance breakfast last Thursday if they use the H-2B visa program to bring in seasonal foreign workers.
The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals considered an application on Friday for minimal variances from the owners of a house that, Frank Newbold, the Z.B.A. chairman, said, “is considered by many people a very important architectural icon in architecture books, built in 1969 by Richard Meier.”
A 60-foot-tall flagpole in front of the redesigned Harbor Heights gas station in Sag Harbor Village has to come down, the village zoning board of appeals ruled on Tuesday night.
In local school board elections on Tuesday, five newcomers won seats, with a write-in candidate besting an incumbent in Amagansett and first-timers ousting incumbents in Sag Harbor.
The proposed offshore wind farm and water quality were the primary topics of discussion on Monday when the East Hampton Independence Party’s screening committee interviewed candidates for townwide office.
What will happen in the days to come, and in future decades, along East Hampton’s 114 miles of coastline as a result of expected sea level rise and possible storms?
For the first time in memory, East Hampton Village’s Newtown Lane will be shut for a street fair featuring live music, community organizations, crafts booths, and a children’s play zone
The trustees of the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station Society have invited the community to the grand opening and “commissioning” of the historical 1902 structure on Atlantic Avenue, on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m.
Five short plays written and performed by East End middle school students will be presented at Stony Brook Southampton’s Avram Theater on Saturday at 7 p.m. as the culminating event of this year’s Young Artists and Writers Project middle school playwriting program.
The East Hampton Town fire marshal’s office is investigating a Friday brush fire in the woods near the railroad tracks off Spring Close Highway in East Hampton.
Recreational anglers will have a daily limit of three fish, with a minimum length of 19 inches, when the fluke season opens in New York waters on May 17. The changes are a dramatic reduction from 2016’s five-fish, 18-inch minimum. The recreational fluke season will close on Sept. 21.