I was standing at the window in front of the kitchen sink. The sun was setting, its buttery rays fading. I watched as they melted into the horizon. I had stood there so many times, yet I was always engaged by the sunsets.
Momentum is building in raising money for the purchase of the Sag Harbor Cinema property. Big names such as Billy Joel, who owns a house just a few blocks away, Martin Scorsese, an occasional visitor to the area, and Harvey Weinstein, who owns a house in East Hampton, have recently joined the campaign.
Police are investigating what caused a one-car accident on Accabonac Road in East Hampton Wednesday afternoon.

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School budget votes and board elections results have begun rolling in, with voters approving budgets in East Hampton, Amagansett, Montauk, Bridgehampton, and Sagaponack, and Wainscott, whose polls all closed 8 p.m.
The Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will conclude its current season tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a concert by the pianist Nicholas King, who has performed in concert halls throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, Austria, France, and Poland.
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A new evening farmers market will begin June 1 on the grounds of Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton and take place weekly from 5 to 8 p.m. through August. More than 50 rosé wines from Provence, Sancerre, California, Italy, Oregon, Corsica, Spain, Washington State, and other locations will be available for tasting at a spring preview at...
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Both the Springs and Sag Harbor School Districts, where the budgets passed easily, will have new school board members come July.
A woman was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after the sports utility vehicle she was driving was sideswiped by a Mack truck on Monday afternoon.