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  •     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.”

  • Edward Austin Bahns Sr., a longtime Little League coach, passionate golfer, and dedicated fan of his children and grandchildren’s sporting endeavors, died on Sunday at Southampton Hospital of a massive stroke. He was 82.
  • (05/28/2009) After days of clouds and rain, the sky had cleared and the sun was glinting off the harbor last Thursday evening when the East Hampton Town Republican Committee reintroduced its candidates to supporters at a fund-raiser at East Hampton Point. The sunny day, full of the promise of good weather ahead, was a fitting backdrop for an election year kickoff. There is a sense among East Hampton Republicans that the losses of the past six years are behind them, and that there is a bright new day ahead.

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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.