Villages

Those watching East Hampton's Memorial Day parade on Monday donned raingear and stood under umbrellas as veterans, scouts, firefighters, and public officials marched down Main Street before gathering on the memorial green at Hook Mill to pay tribute to fallen soldiers.
Find out where the Memorial Day observances are from East Hampton to Southampton.
Laura Tooman assumed the presidency of the Concerned Citizens of Montauk on May 1, just as the town embarked on a monumental effort to protect groundwater, a coastal assessment resiliency plan is developed, hamlet studies proceed, and the summer visitors arrive.
With so much going on around us on the East End every summer, some might forget to look up. But to the founders of the Montauk Observatory, the heavens, and our unobstructed view of stars, planets, and the Milky Way are worthy of attention — and a decade of effort.
A contest is on to see who can guess the weight of Rudy the rooster, a Jersey Black Giant who is large even for the breed. Rudy lives at Rita’s Stables on West Lake Drive in Montauk.
“Every now and again we have a special day where a village employee is going to be recognized. That’s going to happen today,” Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said at a brief East Hampton Village Board meeting on Friday.
Should your travels take you south of Montauk Highway, you no longer have to worry about detouring around the Sagg Bridge.
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.
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.
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.
Mayor Sandra Schroeder is unopposed in seeking re-election, but there are three candidates for the two open seats on the board.