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Maralyn Rittenour: A Passion for Polar Places

Already a seasoned traveler by the time she married her first husband at age 24 in Hong Kong, Maralyn Christie-Miller Rittenour seemed to have adventure in her blood.

Mar 28, 2019
How Many Farm Workers at Issue

The owner of an agricultural reserve in Bridgehampton who is seeking permission to construct two buildings to house agricultural laborers is sparring with his neighbors.

Mar 28, 2019
Seawall Blocks More Than Waves — Beach Access Too

Sandbags placed on the Gardiner’s Bay shore on behalf of the designer Stella McCartney and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, and a neighbor have blocked a traditional beach access path used by residents of Bay View Avenue on Lazy Point in Amagansett.

Mar 28, 2019
Lifesaving Help for Pets in a Fire

When fires break out, fire departments and ambulance companies are well equipped for emergencies, but they are not always prepared for dealing with four-legged victims, although they try to do so.

Mar 29, 2019
Blissful at Hamptons Float

Was it fate that sent a reporter who had awoken to sharp lower back pain, and nagging worry about car trouble, to Hamptons Float in Water Mill?

Mar 28, 2019
Jenkins and Taylor: Masters of the Cinema Universe

The old adage “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” will be upended at the Ross School on Saturday when two award-winning screenwriters offer their insights on creating film scripts as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab weekend.

Apr 3, 2019
Mariana Sanchez: Her World’s a Stage

Mariana Sanchez, a native of Mexico and now of Amagansett, has her set design work on display at New York City’s Lincoln Center in a production of “Marys Seacole” through Sunday.

Apr 2, 2019
In Montauk, Two PSEG Substation Sites Rise to Top

At least 200 people turned out on Tuesday for a daylong presentation by PSEG Long Island on possible locations for a new substation to serve Montauk’s growing electrical demand.

Apr 4, 2019
Moment of Truth for Artists’ Property

Several years of effort to save the Springs house and studios of the artists James Brooks and Charlotte Park may be coming to naught, with a town committee this week recommending the studio be demolished and the fate of the other buildings also uncertain.

Apr 4, 2019
Pushback on Guest Permit Increase

Following objections from Montauk hotel and motel owners and co-op managers, the East Hampton Town Board decided Tuesday to scrap a proposal that would have sharply raised the rate the town charges for beach parking permits used by guests.

Apr 4, 2019
Sand Land Settlement Irks Many

The settlement is a sharp about-face from the D.E.C.’s ruling last September that ordered Sand Land to stop its mining operations when its permit expired in November and remediate the site by 2020. Now that might not happen until at least 2028.

Apr 4, 2019
Septic Tax-Form Fight Rages On

Lawmakers consider legal action over the county comptroller's highly controversial decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who were told they would not be taxed for taking advantage of a county program for new, environmentally friendly septic systems.

Apr 4, 2019