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  • With throngs of summer visitors soon to descend on the town and its ocean beaches, a New England manufacturer of surfboards has expanded to Amagansett, where experienced and aspiring surfers alike can build their own wooden surfboards in three or four-day classes starting on May 12.
  • “You’ve met everyone!” Durell Godfrey exclaimed last Thursday, just after the editorial meeting and moments before the bombshell tossed by TMZ, the celebrity-gossip website, landed in the office: Prince was dead.
  • Although the quality of waterways overseen by the East Hampton Town Trustees is generally excellent the negative effects of housing density and inadequate septic systems are evident.
  • Ecuadorians, who are members of one of the largest immigrant groups on the South Fork, were mobilizing this week to raise money and collect supplies after two earthquakes struck their home country.
  • The combined efforts of East Hampton Village and the Ladies Village Improvement Society to upgrade the health of the village’s greens and ponds got a boost on Friday when a horticulturalist offered to design a rain garden at the Town Pond green.
  • Despite the East Hampton Village Design Review Board’s approval in August, and apparent compliance with the village code, lighting at the recently renovated Newtown Lane branch of Capital One Bank is being called excessive and hazardous.
  • Though the larger issue of ownership of the beach remains, the East Hampton Town Trustees have lost a battle in their lawsuit against a West End Road property owner who constructed a rock revetment in 2013 and ’14.
  • When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won their respective parties’ presidential primaries in New York State Tuesday, Mr. Trump received 60.5 percent of the Republican vote and Mrs. Clinton 57.9 percent of the Democratic tally.
  • Lazy Point, an Amagansett boutique blending curated goods and artwork from locales near and far, is on the move.
  • Reg Cornelia, an 18-year member of the East Hampton Republican Committee and its vice chairman since 2014, was elected to lead the committee on Wednesday night, prevailing over Amos Goodman, a recent, unsuccessful candidate for the Suffolk County Legislature.

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