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   Sometimes my mind wanders. In completing the often dreary task of typing up notes from another local government meeting, a kind of careless dyslexia sets in. “Dogs on the beach” is transcribed as “Gods on the beach....

   The very French movie called “Amour” has created a tsunami of universal acclaim: a beautiful, but tragic, love story of a lifelong romantic couple, now elderly, made even more real by the actors, themselves an aging movie...
   Last week we wrote that a prerequisite for office-seekers in the November election must be a demonstrated ability to be civil. This week we would like to bring attention to climate change and sea-level rise.     At this...
   Another oddball case reached the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals this week. (Ever notice how the most controversial ones tend to be scheduled for the depths of February?) The question put before the board Tuesday was whether...

Dogs on the Beach     East Hampton     February 18, 2013 Dear David Rattray,     How unfortunate that East Hampton Village is attempting to remove dog access to our beaches! This is an assault on...
   You hardly hear anyone call it Lake Munchogue these days. The Hagstrom Suffolk County Atlas still has it down by its Native-American name, while including Oyster Pond in parentheses below. Many of the other water bodies on the South...
   The day of the league boys swimming meet, Craig Brierley and his son Thomas met with Sinead FitzGibbon, a well-respected physical therapist and endurance athlete here, concerning a sore shoulder.     “An M.R.I....
   Shelter Island had a chance last Thursday to hail the first county-championship boys basketball team the tiny school district has ever had.     When told of the possibility after Bridgehampton’s 53-40 win in the...
   East Hampton High School’s boys and girls basketball teams went one-and-done in the county playoffs last week, though the boys, as has been their custom all season, fought to the end, and Kaelyn Ward, as also has been the case all...
    “Stitch is just a place where you can do whatever you want,” Rose Dios, who owns the Southampton custom clothing and alterations shop, said during a fashion event she held there two weeks ago.     ...
AMAGANSETT A. Marshall to A. and K. Stewart, 62 Abrahams Landing Road, Dec. 28, $777,500. N. Delman to S. and L. Hills, 18 Ashwood Court, 1.72 acres (vacant), Dec. 14, $680,000. C.M. Phillips Trust to 252 Bluff Road L.L.C., 252 Bluff Road, .55...
   Of course, Evelyn Nilles is not his name and he just might be female so much does he resemble so many. “He” is that transportable Englishman, perhaps titled but in a minor county way, who is at every garden do on both sides...
   The idea sprouted two summers ago in his Amagansett backyard with a seed planted by his ex-girlfriend, and now Brendan Davison grows certified organic microgreens at his Good Water Farms in East Hampton and hand-delivers trays of them...