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  • Plans to improve the crosswalks in Bridgehampton’s business district will include the addition of a stoplight in front of the Candy Kitchen, at the intersection of Main Street, Corwith Avenue, and School Street. That intersection currently features a flashing caution light.
  • Cookouts and catering for Labor Day; Cooking with cast iron, and getting ready for Rosh Hashana
  • When Barbara Toll, an art adviser and former gallery owner, sold her Sag Harbor house and moved into a two-bedroom condominium in the Watchcase factory in 2015, she was eager to give up the maintenance responsibilities that come with homeownership, but she wanted to retain some of the aspects of her former, beloved home.
  • In a confrontational matter that began the day after Memorial Day, a number of East Hampton Village’s female lifeguards have accused village beach managers of sexual harassment and the creation of a hostile work environment.
  • Over the objections of East Hampton Town’s disabilities advisory board, a site plan for a new commercial building in Montauk that designates a separate, back-door entrance for disabled people was endorsed by the town planning board in a straw poll earlier this month.
  • Maidstone brunch features prodigy chef; late summer food fests; a fall retreat, and more
  • To mark the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of East Hampton Village, a series of celebrations will take place in the summer of 2020, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. announced at Friday’s board meeting.
  • A Sagaponack resident’s application to install eight-foot-tall deer fencing along the perimeter of a nearly 34-acre agricultural reserve elicited vehement opposition at a village board meeting on Monday.
  • Construction of retaining walls under the railroad trestles on Accabonac Road and North Main Street in East Hampton Village, which began earlier this month, is expected to continue until spring 2019.
  • Murf’s Backstreet Tavern in Sag Harbor is on the market for $3.5 million, according to Lee Minetree, a broker at Saunders and Associates.

Blogs by this author:

  • 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.