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The blaze at the Montauk Yacht Club on Sunday night began as a chiefs' investigation when an automatic fire alarm went off in one of the rooms. When on duty officers arrived, they discovered flames.
As snow continued to fall across the South Fork, the Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire early Sunday evening.
On Wednesday night, the Springs School Board's budget review landed with a thud, as administrators balanced the need for cuts while a packed house of parents and teachers voiced concerns over potentially growing class sizes.
Allison J. Rydberg, a 26-year-old Hampton Bays woman who pleaded guilty in November to vehicular manslaughter for the death in a one-car accident last April of 24-year-old Jason H. Pollak of Water Mill, was sentenced on Tuesday.
The weather in recent weeks has been unkind to motorists, with sliding, skidding, spinning cars and trucks causing mayhem on the roads.
A fund-raising effort is now under way to build a junior sports field and remake a court in front of the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton.
The thermometer still reads sub-freezing at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, but a battle between the East Hampton Town Board and the town trustees is heating up. The issue is a ban on alcohol during lifeguard-protected hours at the beach.
Four laws designed to cut down the din from aircraft using the East Hampton Airport will be the subject of a hearing next Thursday and could take effect before the start of the busy season.
Citizens Climate Lobby, an organization working to address climate change by advocating a shift from polluting energy to clean, renewable sources, is coming to the South Fork.