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  • The tone was heated and the attacks were sometimes personal when Representative Lee Zeldin and Anna Throne-Holst, his challenger to represent New York’s First Congressional District, met at Concerned Citizens of Montauk’s 46th annual candidates forum on Sunday at the Montauk School.
  • A 352-foot-long bridge that would be 140 feet north of the existing Dunemere Lane bridge across Hook Pond, and more or less parallel to it, drew sharp questions about preservation of the vista and the pond’s water quality when the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals considered an application from the Maidstone Club on Friday.
  • The East Hampton Food Pantry is moving to the Hampton Country Day Camp at 191 Buckskill Road in East Hampton.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees have designated Nov. 13 as the opening day for harvesting bay scallops in waters under their jurisdiction.
  • A presidential campaign that only grows more nauseating as its climactic moment nears, violence in America’s streets and around the world, and the economic struggles common to so many — given the state of things, the timing is right for soothing sounds evoking simpler times.
  • A decline in revenue from parking despite high attendance at Main Beach and Two Mile Hollow this summer was reported at an East Hampton Village Board work session last Thursday, drawing suggestions about the causes and how to counteract them.
  • With the Nov. 8 election looming, Concerned Citizens of Montauk will host its 46th annual meet the candidates forum on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Montauk School gymnasium. Peter Lowenstein of the group’s board will moderate the forum, which is free and open to the public.
  • The water fountain in the Amagansett School’s gymnasium tested above New York State’s action level for lead last month, as did the faucets of six sinks, according to a letter from the district addressed to parents, guardians, community members, and staff.
  • An expansion of Amagansett’s municipal parking lot could happen before next summer, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell told members of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday.
  • Claes Brondal, who organizes and hosts the weekly jam session at Bay Burger in Sag Harbor, is expanding his musical reach with a new series that will launch on Saturday at the Southampton Arts Center.

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