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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.
  • Six weeks after several baymen insisted that Accabonac Harbor had to be dredged, and quickly, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed on Monday to hire Patrick Bistrian, an East Hampton excavation contractor, to get the work done. Excavation began yesterday.
  • More than 150 people crowded into Clinton Academy in East Hampton last Thursday for a look at the future of electricity generation, as representatives of Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island company, presented its recently approved plan to construct a wind farm 30 miles offshore.
  • The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, meeting on Friday, was adamantly against allowing an outdoor patio at the Service Station restaurant to continue to be used for dining, as it has been for many years.
  • The long winter will finally be over on Tuesday, recent weather conditions notwithstanding. Regardless of the outdoor temperature on Tuesday night, those seeking a respite from winter’s bleakness and the attendant cabin fever are advised to visit Pierre’s in Bridgehampton.
  • Members of an ad hoc committee of East Hampton residents opposed to the East Hampton School Board’s proposal to construct a bus maintenance and refueling depot on Cedar Street were heartened this week by the board’s strong interest in an alternative site.
  • Ronald Perelman asked the East Hampton Village Bard last Thursday to upzone the Creeks, his nearly 60-acre estate at East Hampton Village’s western edge.
  • The Rev. Denis Brunelle of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton, the head of the East Hampton Clericus, delivered an impassioned and defiant statement against the federal government’s intention to deport millions of undocumented immigrants at a recent village board meeting.
  • Jill Malusky has been named the new executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society. She will succeed Richard Barons, who has served in that role for the last 11 years, on March 21. Mr. Barons, who announced his retirement last year, will continue in the role of curator during the transition.

  • Representative Lee Zeldin answered questions from several constituents in a “telephone town hall” last Thursday, following the cancellation of an April in-person event at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton.

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