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  • While the results of an East Hampton Village questionnaire seeking residents’ opinions on deer management are not yet known, the Village Preservation Society of East Hampton, which helped pay for the village’s highly controversial deer sterilization program, has invited the public to a forum today on how deer affect human health.
  • The Long Island Power Authority has declined a proposal from Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans to construct a 15-turbine wind farm some 30 miles off the Montauk shore, to significantly expand that installation.
  • Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, a former member of the Southampton Town Board, announced on Friday her intention to seek re-election to the Legislature for a second two-year term.
  • Because East Hampton Village restricts the height of a garage to 20 feet, Jim and Gretchen Johnson, owners of a century-old house at 31 Old Beach Lane called Nid de Papillon, need a seven-foot variance for a garage.
  • Nina, am I you? Are you me? Standing before her tombstone at Oak Grove Cemetery as the leaves fell and were scattered on an autumn day, I did not expect an answer, but nonetheless had to ask.
  • Wind farm officials hear fishermen's pleas and are exploring an alternative to an initial plan to route the installation's transmission cable through Gardiner's Bay.
  • As of its soft opening on July 10, East Hampton has a new purveyor of beer, soda, juices, mixers, and other goods. Sam’s Beverage Place, at 29 Race Lane, is the bright and inviting retailer that now occupies the former Pritam and Eames furniture store.
  • Four weeks after they ordered Georgica Pond closed to the harvesting of crabs and other marine life due to a report a toxic blue-green algae from Suffolk officials, the East Hampton Town Trustees reopened the pond as the algal bloom had significantly diminished.
  • Students may be on summer break, but local school boards are busy. Last week, they began their 2017-18 administrative year with annual reorganizational meetings.
  • Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle have sponsored legislation that would set up a seafood marketing task force to promote the marketing and sustainability of seafood landed in New York State waters.

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