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Bike-Sharing Come Spring?

Proposals to start a bicycle-sharing program in East Hampton Village, to upgrade the septic system at Herrick Park’s bathrooms, and to redesign the parking lot at Chase Bank on Main Street, were discussed at the village board meeting last Thursday.

Sep 12, 2019
Restored Dominy Shop Rises in East Hampton

The newly restored Dominy woodworking shop began rising on Tuesday in its original location on North Main Street. The 18th-century structure was moved by truck, with a police escort, from Mulford Farm to a 5,400-square-foot parcel adjacent to the municipal parking lot.

Sep 12, 2019
Stony Hill Land Protected, But for What?

The owners of nearly six acres of reserved land in Amagansett, who were stopped from cutting down trees there after the Peconic Land Trust won a temporary restraining order last month, insisted they have the legal right to clear the land for agricultural use, and filed a motion to have the restraining order dismissed on Friday.

Sep 5, 2019
Grandpa’s Tractor, Back in Family

James Froehlich never got to know his maternal grandfather, John P. Babinski, who died in 1998 when he was only 2 years old. But he feels closer to him when he cranks the flywheel to start the 1937 John Deere that his grandfather worked the fields with for several decades, and then hops in to ride it up and down Sagg Main Street.

Sep 5, 2019
Steinbeck, From Sag Harbor to Dogpatch

A 66-year-old paperback called “The World of Li’l Abner,” with a cover price of 35 cents, turned up recently in a pile of old books destined for an Amagansett yard sale, and if the owner, who declined to be identified, hadn’t noticed the name of John Steinbeck on the cover, it would have been sold by now for a nickel.

Sep 5, 2019
East Hampton Residence of Mrs. R.S. Bowne

The story of the Robert Southgate Bowne house, seen in this postcard, begins with a death notice recorded in The East Hampton Star on March 20, 1886.

Sep 5, 2019
9/11 Memorial Dedication

The East Hampton Sons of the American Legion will dedicate a 9/11 memorial on the post’s grounds in Amagansett on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Sep 5, 2019
Just Plane Fun Day Now on Saturday

Classic aircraft, vintage cars, and modern jets will be on display at the East Hampton Aviation Association’s Just Plane Fun Day on Saturday, after having been moved to the rain date of Sunday temporarily, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Hampton Airport.

Sep 5, 2019
Long Wharf Revamp Begins Soon

“People can see the plans for Long Wharf, and the conceptual plans for Steinbeck Park, and tell us what they like, and what they don’t like,” Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said.

Aug 29, 2019
‘Mayor of Amagansett’ Turns 90

A model in Paris, a secretary in Belgium, a columnist and candidate in Brooklyn, and the long-serving, unofficial mayor of Amagansett. “I’ve had an interesting life,” Joan Tulp said on Monday.

Aug 29, 2019