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  • After 16 months of planning and fund-raising, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will begin its construction phase on Saturday at 2 p.m. with a groundbreaking ceremony to be held on the site of the village’s historic movie theater, which was destroyed by fire in December 2016.
  • In an expansion of its survey of private wells in the vicinity of East Hampton Airport, the Suffolk County Health Department is testing 88 wells in Sagaponack Village and adjacent areas for the presence of toxic perfluorinated compounds.
  • Next Thursday at 6:30 p.m., the Maidstone in East Hampton will hold a dinner featuring wines from Paumanok Vineyards. On the menu are such offerings as tilefish ceviche, filet mignon, and house-made sorbet. In honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, Nick and Toni’s in East Hampton will be adding à la carte specials to its brunch and dinner menus.
  • In early April, a hedgerow that was the backdrop for plantings on the grounds of the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack was mistakenly destroyed by a landscaper clearing the way for a new house on neighboring property.
  • The three candidates vying for two East Hampton Village Board seats on June 19 — Arthur Graham and Bruce Siska, who are seeking re-election, and Rose Brown, a newcomer to the race who is Mr. Graham’s running mate — agree that wastewater treatment is one of the most pressing village issues.
  • Oyster tastings at Amber Waves, Montauk Wine Company's new offerings, and Il Mulino, East Hampton opens
  • Seeking support for its plan to use part of a 24-acre site off the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Southampton Town as an impound yard for vehicles seized by its Police Department, Sag Harbor Village dispatched Police Chief Austin J. McGuire and Charles Voorhis, an environmental consultant, to a public hearing before the town’s planning board last Thursday.
  • A motel in East Hampton that once served as a de facto affordable housing complex is being transformed into a boutique hotel that is charging up to $907 for one night’s stay.
  • Sam’s Beverage Place giving back; new vegan bites at Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee, and the return of Fresh Direct
  • Southampton Town has struck a deal with Jay Bialsky, a real estate developer, to purchase more than 1.25 acres of waterfront property in Sag Harbor Village's business district for $10.5 million.

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  • After spending decades looking after the beautification of East Hampton Village at large, the Ladies Village Improvement Society focused on a project even closer to home this winter, refurbishing its headquarters and thrift shops at 95 Main Street.
  • The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton is heading out into the wild to do some species spotting. Tomorrow night at 7, Joe Giunta, a birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, will lead participants on an owl prowl. The evening starts off indoors with a slide show and an audio presentation of various owl calls and then ventures into the woods as Mr. Giunta attempts to call the nocturnal birds into viewing range. The museum says odds are good for spotting an eastern screech owl and possibly a great horned owl. Binoculars have been recommended.