Local Government Notes

The 7-Eleven that opened in 2010 in Montauk was reportedly the nation’s busiest in a chain of almost 8,000 stores in 2014
Speaking before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, Gregory R. Alvarez of the Amato Law Group counted off the reasons why he believes the former Villa Prince Ristorante in Amagansett does not require site plan review before it can be converted into a 7-Eleven. T.E. McMorrow

Annual report cites density, inadequate septic
Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University presented a largely positive assessment of East Hampton’s waterways to the town trustees on Monday. Christopher Walsh

Voters cast presidential primary ballots at the Springs Firehouse on Tuesday. Here in the First Congressional District, Republicans supported Donald Trump by a wider margin than elsewhere in the state; while Hillary Clinton's victory in the Democratic contest was narrower than elsewhere in New York. Morgan McGivern

A new building for East Hampton's senior citizen center is in the works. Durell Godfrey photos
The center, where the town’s Human Services Department offers nutrition, adult day care, recreation, health, and social programs, is inadequate for current needs, town officials said.
The interior of the senior center.

An architectural rendering shows the buildings proposed for the corner of Sayre’s Path and Montauk Highway in Wainscott. They would replace two 1950s-era model homes on the property now. Roger Ferris & Partners

The new poles will be two to three inches wider and three to five inches taller than the ones they replace. Durell Godfrey