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  •     In one sense, my basement flood couldn’t have happened at a better time. With Christmas approaching, the drive to accumulate (or should I say, more generously, “to give”) more worldly possessions grows ever stronger. The wanting is magnified. Consumerism calls. The pent-up demand begs for release.

  • East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson has narrowly won a second term, claiming victory by the smallest margin in East Hampton Town history.
  •     The Charles H. Adams house, a newly restored Queen Anne-style gem on Lee Avenue in East Hampton, is impressive at any distance, but up close the fine craftsmanship is jaw-dropping.
        “It’s what makes the house unique,” Marsha Soffer said. Ms. Soffer oversaw the two-year restoration on behalf of the Fine Greenwald Foundation, a private charitable organization that inherited the house from her  uncle, Martin Fine, in 2008. She is a member of its board.

  • A razor-thin margin separated the two candidates for East Hampton Town supervisor on Tuesday afternoon as absentee ballots continue to be reviewed.
  • As of Saturday, according to Mr. Cohen, the board had received 799 ballots
  • The Republican incumbent, Bill Wilkinson, who was elected by a landslide in 2009 on promises to “right the town’s financial ship,” held a tenuous lead of just 177 vote over the Democrats’ Zachary Cohen.
  • The candidates for East Hampton Town Supervisor met at The East Hampton Star last Thursday to discuss their platforms
  • East Hampton voters have a choice among six candidates for two town board seats when they go to the polls in a week and a half.
  • Six candidates for East Hampton Town Board met with The East Hampton Star’s editorial staff last Thursday.
  • The Irish director and screenwriter Terry George, known for powerful films like “Hotel Rwanda” and “In the Name of the Father,” co-written with and directed by Jim Sheridan, has been a recurring presence at the Hamptons International Film Festival since his directorial debut, “Some Mother’s Son,” opened the festival in 1996. This year, Mr. George, who has a house in Noyac, is back with his first short film, “The Shore.”

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  • If the weekend is all about being with the kids, but you’d like to see something beyond the playground, head out to the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on Saturday.