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  • The East Hampton Town Trustees were well into a second consecutive meeting that would surpass the three-hour mark, much of the previous meeting’s agenda similarly held hostage to long and acrimonious public comment over claims to private ownership of beaches.
  • An underground propane tank and a series of variance requests for an oceanfront lot on Further Lane owned by Michael Fisch, the founder and chief executive of American Securities, kept the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals busy on Friday.
  • The officer overseeing labor crews from Suffolk County’s Riverhead and Yaphank correctional facilities has made his last work-related visit to the South Fork.
  • The winner of Tuesday's Democratic primary between Anna-Throne Holst and David Calone will come down to the absentee ballots.
  • Democratic voters are getting primed for Tuesday's primary, in which they will choose a candidate to face Lee Zeldin, the first-term Republican incumbent in the House of Representatives from the First Congressional District.
  • Approximately 100 people attended the South Fork Clean Energy Forum on June 15 at LTV Studios in Wainscott, at which officials from government, PSEG Long Island, and renewable energy companies discussed the transition from fossil-fuel sources that scientists say is urgently needed to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.
  • With no public comment save for a plea that future deer-management efforts be more humane than recent practices, the East Hampton Village Board adopted a 2016-17 budget at its meeting on Friday.
  • Running unopposed, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. was re-elected to a four-year term in East Hampton Village’s election on Tuesday. Deputy Mayor Barbara Borsack and Richard Lawler of the village board were also re-elected without opposition.

  • East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. issued pointed comments on the easy availability of assault rifles at the village board’s meeting on Friday, following a moment of silence held in memory of the 49 people killed in the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.

  • Cultivation of edible seaweed is coming to Gardiner’s and Peconic Bays.

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