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Charlie Brown Christmas Not What East Hampton Village Ordered

East Hampton Village has big plans for the holiday season, including a tree-lighting at the Hook Mill sponsored by Prada and Santa arriving by helicopter in Herrick Park, but those tiny trees that went up last week? Not planned.

Nov 25, 2022
Scallop Season: ‘I Didn’t Even Bother to Go’

For lovers of bay scallops, hope gave way to disappointment for a fourth consecutive year, with scattered finds in East Hampton Town and New York State waters since they were opened to the annual harvest.

Nov 24, 2022
Dry Coastal Ponds Are a Warning

The abnormally low water table coupled with the spread of invasive species are combining to threaten the long-term health of the East End’s coastal plain ponds.

Nov 24, 2022
On the Wing: Turkeys, Turkeys, Everywhere

It’s hard to decouple the turkey from Thanksgiving, but long before we paired turkeys with mashed potatoes and stuffing and turned them into a national symbol, they were going about their business, hanging out in gangs, flipping leaves, and browsing the ground for nuts.

Nov 24, 2022
The Way It Was for November 24, 2022

One day in 1972, “very little happened at the East Hampton Town Board’s unusually short meeting.”

Nov 23, 2022
Item of the Week: Bonac Beachcomber, Thanksgiving 1949

This Bonac Beachcomber came out the day before Thanksgiving in 1949, but instead of holiday festivities or football coverage, the focus was on a class debate and a 15th birthday party.

Nov 23, 2022
She’s a Holiday Wrap Artist

Santa has a brand-new helper this year. Her name is Ashley Anne Boer, she drives a Jeep Wrangler, and she just may have a solution to a perennial dilemma that shoppers face.

Nov 22, 2022
Big Haul for Food Pantries

After three weeks of fund-raising, an online auction dubbed Feed the East End raised more than $10,000 for food pantries in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Montauk; sponsorships boosted the total to over $15,000.

Nov 22, 2022
The Way It Was for November 17, 2022

It happened here, Star fans . . .

Nov 17, 2022
Item of the Week: Elizabeth Agnew’s Montauk Scrapbook

This scrapbook is the work of several years and the hands of Elizabeth Agnew (1863-1955). Elizabeth’s father was Dr. Cornelius Rea Agnew (1830-1888), the first owner of Agnew Cottage, one of the Montauk Association houses.

Nov 17, 2022
Massive Vessels Signal Next Stage for Wind Farm

The Jill, a 183-foot-long lift boat with jack-up legs of more than 300 feet, arrived at its position off the beach in Wainscott on Tuesday, where it is to remain for approximately three months and be used in construction of the South Fork Wind farm.

Nov 17, 2022
Reform Club in the Headlights

Reform Club, reform thy ways: That was the message Monday night at the Amagansett School, where the hamlet’s citizens advisory committee gathered for their regular monthly meeting — a big chunk of which was devoted to complaints about the boutique hotel’s hard-partying summertime affect and attendant parking and traffic problems.

Nov 17, 2022