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  • The Amagansett Village Improvement Society has been working for the past year on an ambitious plan to upgrade and beautify the Amagansett train station.
  • We were having dinner at the home of friends when the conversation segued from the relatively safe subject of politics to the unfailingly dangerous one of cats.
  • "The preference will be for East Hampton Town year-rounders, living here or working here full time," said Katy Casey, executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, "with priority given to fire department volunteers, emergency medical technicians, and veterans."
  • Somewhere in East Hampton Town, in a patch of woods just off a residential road, the last blooming yellow-fringed orchid in New York State emerged last summer from a tangle of dead leaves and fallen branches.

  • Four weeks after the Amagansett School Board invited residents of the district to learn more about the likely impacts of the East Hampton Housing Authority’s proposed 40-unit affordable housing complex in the hamlet, two petitions are circulating on the Internet, one in favor of the proposal and the other opposing it.
  • Monday night’s meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee was short, just 45 minutes, and reasonably sweet.
  • It would be going too far to say that my husband and I are cutthroat when it comes to the online challenge called Trivia Today. Intense would be more like it.
  • In response to an invitation from the Amagansett School Board, a crowd of about 100 gathered at the school on Saturday morning for a discussion of the East Hampton Housing Authority’s plan to build a 40-unit affordable housing complex in the hamlet.
  • The Panoramic View Resort in Montauk has been sold by the federal government to the management firm that owns Gurney’s Resort and Spa next door.
  • Of the thousand or more American quilts that Joanna Rose has amassed since a friend gave her one upon the birth of her first child, just a single quilt is on display in the big old house a stone’s throw from Main Beach where the Roses, with their children and grandchildren, have spent summers and long holiday weekends since 1964.

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