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Voters in Bridgehampton and Sagaponack on Saturday approved the Hampton Library’s 2017 budget of approximately $1.67 million. The final tally from Bridgehampton voters was 40 to 3 in favor, while those in Sagaponack approved it 17 to 0.
Traffic was backed up in both directions on the southern end of East Hampton Village Thursday morning as crews worked to remove a diseased elm, officials said.
For those for whom a television will not suffice, the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is opening its doors for free so that community members can watch the presidential debates on its big screen.
A festive air will fill Southampton Village this weekend, with a historical fair at the Rogers Mansion and Southampton SeptemberFest happening pretty much everywhere.
Edwina von Gal of the Perfect Earth Project, a Springs organization that promotes toxin-free landscaping, addressed the board and proposed a partnership in which Perfect Earth would cite the village as a toxin-free municipality.
Lovers of clams and clam competitions take note: The East Hampton Town Trustees will host their annual Largest Clam Contest on Oct. 2 at noon at the Donald Lamb Building on Bluff Road in Amagansett.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District and Bridgehampton and Saga­ponack School Districts will decide the fate of the proposed 2017 budgets for the John Jermain Memorial Library and Hampton Library, respectively, during budget votes coming up in the next week.
The East Hampton Library’s 2017 budget, a $2.46 million spending plan that includes a 6.9-percent year-over-year spending increase, passed Saturday with a final tally of 93 to 16.
The Tyler Project's third Walk for Awareness is planned for Saturday in Montauk, with the goal of improving mental health for young people and raising money for programs and services to support them.
St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Cisne, the Patroness of Ecuador, with its Spanish-speaking parishioners this weekend.
You can still get fresh vegetables and locally made goods at the farmers market in Montauk, you just have to mark a different day on your calendar. 
The Suffolk County Health Department announced on Friday that a cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, bloom has been confirmed at Big Reed Pond in Montauk.
Elements Fitness, a barre and dance-fusion studio on East Hampton's Newtown Lane, will show its appreciation for local teachers and employees with a discounted barre fitness class on Tuesday and discounts on class package purchases that day and through the end of the month.