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    Farrell Holding Co. to R. Doshi, 210 Bluff Road, .74 acre (vacant),  Feb. 6, $3,600,000.

    43 Ocean L.L.C. to M. Jacobs and S. Ettus, 43 Ocean Road, 1.3 acres, Jan. 22, $5,500,000.

    Newmark Custom Homes to K. and T. Raymond, 6 Monument Lane, .69 acre, Dec. 22, $2,195,000.
    S. Cannon to J. Meredith and M. Cagen, 34 Rivers Road, .69 acre, Jan. 14, $810,000.
    R. Milazzo to AJD1 Realty L.L.C., 15 Chatfield’s Ridge Road, 1.15 acres, Feb. 3, $1,795,000.

  • The town appears poised to scrap a proposed ban on helicopter operations at East Hampton Airport on weekends between May and September, but other measures aimed at reducing aircraft noise will remain on the table.
  • A man was reportedly trapped in a trench at a construction site in Water Mill on Tuesday afternoon.
  • The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its summer concert by appointment on April 20. Prospective choristers have been invited to attend the first rehearsal on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church.

    The concert, which will take place June 27, will feature Haydn’s “The Creation.” Audition appointments can be arranged by calling 204-9402 or emailing execdir@choralsocietyofthehamptons. org.

  • The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack is ushering in spring with hands-on gardening workshops. Mike Gaines of CW Arborists will host “Trees and Shrubs,” a tour of the successes and failures of Madoo’s fall pruning campaign, on Saturday at 10 a.m. Mr. Gaines is an expert on boxwoods and box blight.

  • The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons will host “The Sensory Appeal of Native Plants,” an illustrated talk by Gregg Tepper, a horticulturalist and consultant, on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Community House.

    Currently director of horticulture at Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek, Mr. Tepper will discuss the ways native plants, wildflowers of forest and field, appeal to the five senses. He has lectured extensively on native plants throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom.

  • Comedy will take over the Bay Street stage on Saturday at 8 p.m. when Joseph Vecsey will host the All-Star Comedy Show, a recurring program that features up-and-coming comedians.

    Saturday’s program will include Mike Brown, Nore Davis, and Yannis Pappas, in addition to Mr. Vecsey. Mr. Brown, a comedian and writer from Harlem, has performed at such comedy venues as Caroline’s Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, and Laugh Lounge.

  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “A Night to Rock” with G.E. Smith, a guitar master and former “Saturday Night Live” bandleader, and David Broza, an acclaimed Israeli singer-songwriter, tomorrow at 8 p.m.

  • The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction or memoir, of up to 2,000 words. Please send submissions for review by email, in text or Word format, to

  • East Hampton

    An alert Stuart’s Lane woman noticed an unauthorized charge on her bank card in February. Jennifer Cunningham disputed the charge, which the bank then reversed. On March 23, after investigating, the bank informed her that someone had apparently been using her Social Security number in an attempt to change her address. The bank has changed the account number.

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  • The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presented their spring ballet this weekend at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.