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Library Project Is a Go

Montauk voters overwhelmingly approved a $7.5 million renovation and expansion of the Montauk Library on Tuesday, voting 245 to 81 in favor of the library’s bond proposition.

May 23, 2019
Accabonac Gets a Close-Up

As part of its mission to protect, enhance, and restore the ecological integrity of Accabonac Harbor and its watershed, the Accabonac Protection Committee will have three forums this summer, all at Ashawagh Hall in Springs.

May 23, 2019
The Good Doctor Kirk

The Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection

May 23, 2019
PSEG Eyes a Hither Woods Site

PSEG Long Island announced this week that it will explore the possibility of building a modernized Long Island Power Authority substation on parkland north of the former Montauk landfill.

May 16, 2019
House of Seven Gables

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

May 16, 2019
Montauk Library Dreams Big

Montauk School District voters will have an opportunity to vote on a nearly $7.5 million expansion and renovation project next week.

May 16, 2019
Village Zoning Board Says Yes and No

Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, the creative husband and wife behind such television shows as “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Gilmore Girls,” asked the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday for permission to renovate all the structures on their property at 132 Main Street.

May 16, 2019
From Bioswales to the Addams Family

The East Hampton Library will open the fifth annual Tom Twomey Series of conversations on topics of local and national interest with “Bioswales: A New Vision for East Hampton’s Village Green” on Saturday at 6 p.m. Subsequent talks will range from politics to oysters to the cartoonist Charles Addams.

May 16, 2019
Don’t Go Near the Water

The waters off Havens Beach in Sag Harbor Village contained the highest amount of enterococcus bacteria of any East End bathing beach sampled on May 6 by the Surfrider Foundation.

May 16, 2019
Go Fund Tuthill Road

Residents of the Tuthill Road Association have launched a GoFundMe campaign that they say is necessary to protect the neighborhood’s character and quality of life from activities associated with Duryea’s Lobster Deck, purchased in 2014 by Marc Rowan.

May 16, 2019
Say Farewell to Muddy Feet

A long-held plan to improve the westbound bus stop in Amagansett recently came to fruition when a flat brick surface was installed on Main Street in front of Gansett Green Manor. Two new benches accommodate waiting passengers.

May 16, 2019
Rare Purple Pearl Found in Accabonac Clam

Alex Miller was heading home thinking about dinner on the evening of May 14 when he decided to stop at Stuart’s Seafood Market, an Amagansett fa-vorite. He bought some cedar plank salmon and coleslaw. As an afterthought, he said, “Why don’t you give me a dozen littleneck clams — medium-sized little-necks?” 

At home in Springs, he shucked them — half the quahogs were from the shell-fish hatchery and the other half from the wild (he could tell by the striped pattern on the shell). On the 11th wild clam, something he thought was a marble fell out.

May 15, 2019