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Marking Bridgehampton’s Racing History

Just west of the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church on Main Street, where the checkered flags once went up for the Bridgehampton auto races at the turn of 20th century, now stands a new historical marker. 

Dec 26, 2019
After Dismal Year, Brokers Sense a Warming Trend

After nearly a full year of dismal real estate sales, the East End market has begun to heat up, according to several  brokers.

“Something happened in December, and buyers started snatching up homes that had been sitting on the market for months,” said Judi Desiderio, the president of Town and Country Real Estate. 

Todd Bourgard, a regional vice president at Dougas Elliman, agreed. “The fourth quarter has been a boom, it really has exploded,” he said. 

Dec 26, 2019
The Christmas Bird Count Cometh

The first Montauk Christmas Bird Count was in 1938, and though there were a couple of wartime years when it did not take place, it is one of the oldest annual bird counts still running, according to Brent Bomkamp, one of the coordinators of this year’s event on Saturday.  

Dec 19, 2019
East Hampton Village Zoning Board: ‘You’re Asking for a Lot’

Seeking to add a fire pit, patios, walkways, and other accessory structures to the 25 Fithian Lane property where they are building a house, George E. Doty Jr. and his wife, Le-Ellen Spelman, requested variances from the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.     

Dec 19, 2019
Christmas Greetings From Jack Jewett

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

Dec 19, 2019
A Gift From the East End for Dominican Kids

Christmas came early last week for dozens of underprivileged children at four schools and three baseball camps in the small city of San Francisco de Macoris in the Dominican Republic.     

Dec 19, 2019
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Seeks to Expand Services

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons wants to expand its medical facility and construct new holding and intake areas for dogs and cats at its 124 Daniel’s Hole Road property in Wainscott.     

Dec 19, 2019
On the Water: A Great Low-Tide Bounty

The timing was perfect. Last Thursday’s full moon, backed by a strong wind, finally brought in a great low tide. It had been at least nine months since I’d witnessed one of such magnitude. Its significance also prompted me to head over to one of my favorite sand flats to dig up some steamer clams.

Dec 19, 2019
Montauk Plan for Resilience Faces Resistance From Some

Meeting at the Montauk Firehouse, the board and the consultant Lisa Liquori of Fine Arts and Sciences, a former town planning director, honed language in a draft plan, which was not accessible to those attending the meeting, prompting one to complain that it was difficult to follow the deliberations.

Dec 12, 2019
Football for Real in Herrick Park?

The plan, which moves the tennis courts and softball field around to make room for a regulation-size football field, was also a hit with almost everyone who heard about it at a public meeting of the board in the East Hampton Middle School auditorium last Thursday.

Dec 12, 2019
Dangerous Intersections Are Under Review

The intersection of James Lane and Mill Road, where there have been three accidents since 2016, was the main topic of discussion at last Thursday’s meeting of the East Hampton Village Board.

Dec 12, 2019
Wainscott Businesses Honored

The Wainscott C.A.C. on Saturday announced that this year's business awards recognize Michael Del Piero Good Design and Wainscott Main Wines and Spirits for aesthetic and community-minded accomplishments.

Dec 12, 2019