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  • The East Hampton Village Board held a brief ceremony to welcome Richard Sperber as a full-time police officer at its meeting on Friday. Mr. Sperber, who was hired as a part-time officer last September, will assume his new role on Tuesday.

    Standing at the dais, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. asked Richard Lawler, a board member and the police commissioner, to join him. Mr. Lawler in turn asked Chief Gerard Larsen to come to the dais.

  •     “Word has been received from Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Johns, who are touring the world. They were in India and write that they think and speak of Amagansett every day.” So reported The Star on this day in 1914.

        Ninety-five years later, facing certain death on the road to Manali, I thought of Montauk and mumbled a prayer to Sri Krishna that I might swim in the mighty North Atlantic again.

        “Dead,” the Tibetan driver said, so matter-of-factly I was sure I’d misheard him.

  •     Fresh from multiple appearances at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals in Austin, Tex., the Montauk Project marks the unveiling this week of their album “Belly of the Beast” with a Saturday night performance at Pianos on New York’s Lower East Side.

  • Eight weeks of coddling in the heat of the hatchery, and they’re ready.
  • The Maidstone Club’s application to expand and modernize its irrigation system, which has been the subject of multiple meetings of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, will require a final environmental impact statement before it can proceed.

  • Construction of a rock revetment in front of an oceanfront property at 11 West End Road in East Hampton Village resumed last Thursday after State Supreme Court Justice Andrew Tarantino lifted a temporary restraining order that had blocked the work since November.

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation had initially given the property owner, Mollie Zweig, a tidal wetlands permit, and the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals had granted her variances to allow the revetment, or sea wall, as well as the removal of an existing rock groin.

  • To the surprise of many in the audience, Tom Sperry, an employee of the Meeting House restaurant in Amagansett Square who had just delivered a vocal performance uncannily reminiscent of Frank Sinatra, was not crowned Mr. Amagansett at last Thursday’s fifth annual pageant.

  • Under a sunny sky, students and staff of the Amagansett School proudly led the sixth annual Am O'Gansett Parade, which brought marchers from Mary's Marvelous to the Mobile service station on Main Street and back again on Saturday
  • A state judge has lifted a restraining order allowing boulders to be placed on beach — over trustees' objections.
  • The quality of many East Hampton Town waterways is excellent, according to recent testing, but problems in Three Mile Harbor and Georgica Pond require particular attention.

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