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  • As East Hampton Village prepares to return the historic Dominy clock and woodworking shops to their original location on North Main Street, donations of 18th and 19th-century artifacts, including a 1787 business ledger, were presented to the East Hampton Village Board on Friday.
  • Murf’s Backstreet Tavern in Sag Harbor will stop serving drinks at 2 a.m., after the New York State Liquor Authority issued a series of civil penalties against the bar.
  • A new modern Italian restaurant in Water Mill; "Mac" (Macallan Scotch) and cheese at Calissa; new vegan market in Bridge
  • Making her first bid for a seat on the East Hampton Village Board, Rose Brown was the high vote-getter in the village election on Tuesday, winning a seat on the board along with her running mate, Arthur Graham, and ousting Bruce Siska, a board member since 2011.
  • 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

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  • It has taken more than 10 months, but Sag Harbor has a pizza parlor again. Sag Pizza opened in the Main Street space formerly occupied by the village's beloved Conca D'Oro earlier today.
  • 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.