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  • Months after blueprints were drawn and its proposed location delineated, and well over a decade after discussions began, construction of a public restroom in the municipal parking lot north of Main Street in Amagansett is once again on hold.

  • The building housing East Hampton Bowl, which closed in 2013, will be demolished and replaced by a smaller structure of “more or less traditional” design if Jeffrey Suchman, the new owner of the property at 71 Montauk Highway, obtains a variance from the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals to exceed its lot coverage limitation.

  • I’ve been in the presence of Phil Spector twice, so I can say with a measure of confidence that I am very lucky to be alive.

  • Glenn Feit has had his share of anxious moments. “It’s enough to take a bar exam,” said the partner in the international law firm Proskauer Rose LLP. “It’s enough to speak before hundreds of people in court. I’m a pilot,” he added, “and I’ve done all kinds of tests and so on.”

  • A routine hearing before the village zoning board results in quick approval for the utility's small-scale upgrade project.
  • The thermometer still reads sub-freezing at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, but a battle between the East Hampton Town Board and the town trustees is heating up. The issue is a ban on alcohol during lifeguard-protected hours at the beach.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees and homeowners on trustee-managed land at Lazy Point in Amagansett are moving toward an agreement under which residents’ annual leases would rise by 10 percent this year, far below the trustees’ initial proposal of a fourfold increase, and there would be a doubling of the transfer fee, levied when a house is sold, to 4 percent.

  • Citizens Climate Lobby, an organization working to address climate change by advocating a shift from polluting energy to clean, renewable sources, is coming to the South Fork.
  • Which East Hampton Village Board member founded the Guild Hall Players in 1931? (Hint: He also acted and built the sets.) This and many other facts will be revealed Friday at 7 p.m. at Clinton Academy when the East Hampton Historical Society presents “Stagestruck: We’ve Got a Barn, Let’s Put On a Show.”

  • The second phase of the East Hampton Village government's effort to reduce the deer population through sterilization of does has been postponed due to continued cold weather.

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  • The State D.E.C. will temporarily close Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton to the harvesting of shellfish starting on Saturday due to the fireworks show.
  • Aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicides methoprene and VectoBac over Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton and Napeague in Amagansett, which was planned for Tuesday, has been postponed to Wednesday.
  • Weather permitting, Suffolk County’s division of vector control will apply methoprene via helicopter to parts of salt marshes at Napeague in Amagansett, Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton, and at Jagger Lane and North Sea in eastern Southampton.
  • Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. asked those attending the village board meeting on Friday to remain standing following the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance for a moment of silence to remember the nine people murdered in Charleston, S.C.
  • In a sure sign that spring isn't too far off, the Amagansett Chamber of Commerce has named the grand marshal of its seventh annual Am O'Gansett Parade, which will begin at 12:01 p.m. on March 14 and conclude a few minutes later.

    With a theme of "Music is the Message," Michael Clark, who owns Crossroads Music at Amagansett Square, has been named this year's grand marshal. The announcement came at noon on Thursday.

  • Motorists and shoppers may have been confused this month by the ticket-dispensing machines at the entrance to the Reutershan and Barns Schenck parking lots in the East Hampton Village business district. On some days this month, the machines, from which motorists are to take a ticket allowing two hours' parking, were covered and out of service. On other days, they were not.

  • The Clamshell Foundation will hold its Great Bonac Chili Cook-Off on Sunday at American Legion Post 419 in Amagansett as a kickoff to its membership and fund-raising drive.

    The entry fee for individual home cooks is $25; for professionals, it is $100. The contestants will be limited to 32, and advance registration is required. Those interested can do so online at clamshellfoundation.org, under the “events” page, or by filling out a registration form at the Legion post.

  • The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present the next installment of its Architectural Sessions program on Friday at 6 p.m. PRO BONO: Architects Who Serve Humanity will feature a discussion focusing on two architects who volunteer their time to charitable causes.

  • Cormac Orr, a third-grade student at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, was named this year's honorary Mayor for the Day in East Hampton Village. A ceremony at which the other mayor, Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., read a proclamation honoring Cormac was held at the East Hampton Village Board's meeting on Friday.

    Cormac, who is 9, is a participant in Project Most, an after-school enrichment program for elementary students at the John M. Marshall and Springs Schools. He won two gold medals in the Special Olympics last year.

  • Christmas Eve
    On Wednesday, Christmas Eve services will happen at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and St. Peter’s Catholic Church at 5 p.m., and a candlelight service at the Amagansett Presbyterian Church will begin at 7 p.m.

    A Christmas Day service will start at 9 a.m. at St. Peter’s.