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  • A beautiful waterfront house on a bluff in Springs may be an unlikely place for a museum, but suspend your disbelief. This is no archive of ancient artifacts nor a paean to priceless paintings. No, this is the Museum of Low Taste, or MOLT, a good-humored and astonishingly expansive assemblage of midcentury kitsch — ceramic figurines, lazy susans, and commemorative items, among other things — a proud and highly concentrated collection that numbers in the thousands.
  • Maureen Raymo, a paleoclimatologist and marine geologist, will discuss her research on climate change over earth’s history on Saturday at the Nature Conservancy’s Center for Conservation in East Hampton.
  • Democrats on the South Fork will have to “fight in a way that we’ve never been asked to before” to elect Perry Gershon, the party’s candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, the actor Alec Baldwin said at an Easts Hampton fund-raiser on Sunday.
  • Representatives from Tesla Motors, the California manufacturer of electric cars, made a pitch to the East Hampton Town Board Tuesday for a charging station to be situated in the municipal parking lot at Kirk Park in Montauk. The board expressed interest in the idea, but was less enthusiastic about the location.
  • To accommodate demand, the East Hampton Town Trustees have added racks to store 40 kayaks at the end of Gerard Drive in Springs.
  • The ongoing issue of litter was revisited in a slide presentation that depicted overflowing trash receptacles on East Hampton Village beaches.
  • Energized by a 75-percent increase in turnout over the 2016 primary election, more than 200 East Hampton Democrats held what they called a “unity” rally for Perry Gershon, the party’s nominee to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District, at the Springs residence of John and Alice Tepper Marlin.
  • With the Town of East Hampton’s emergency communication systems “poised to collapse,” the Police Department’s communications technician detailed a $425,000 change order to the town board on Tuesday, which he said would cover various items discovered to be substandard or left out of the initial proposal from Motorola, the telecommunications company that is providing the equipment.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees, who award the William T. Rysam Fund scholarship to a graduating high school student for his or her college education each year, are developing a new source to benefit the fund.
  • This year marks the 75th anniversary of Gosman’s Dock, the complex of restaurants, wholesale and retail fish markets, and shops along the west side of Montauk Harbor.

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