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  • 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.
  • Debate, again, over Starbucks C.E.O.’s oceanfront property.
  • A proposed expansion of the community oyster garden that was launched in Three Mile Harbor last year took a step forward on Monday when the East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to put in motion a process that would double the size of that garden while establishing another in Hog Creek.
  • The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee elected Ilissa Meyer to serve as co-chairwoman with Jeanne Frankl, its longtime leader, last week. Ms. Frankl will retire following the Nov. 7 election.

    The committee also elected Afton DiSunno as treasurer at its Feb. 22 meeting.

  • “Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation,” a new series exploring architecture in multiple contexts, will launch tomorrow at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with “The Art of Architecture,” featuring Preston Scott Cohen in conversation with Terrie Sultan, the museum’s director.
  • East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. echoed announcements by the East Hampton and Southampton Town governments in stating that the village government will not allow or authorize its personnel to become federal deputies in order to carry out immigration enforcement activities.
  • Amber Waves Farm, a not-for-profit educational farm that runs a 150-member community supported agriculture program in Amagansett, has purchased the farmland on which it has operated for the last eight years, as well as the attached Amagansett Farmers Market, from Margaret de Cuevas.
  • The adoption of amendments to East Hampton Village’s zoning code has been postponed for a second time, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said at Friday’s meeting of the village board, pending a full vetting.

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