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  • The East Hampton Town Trustees, who manage many of the town’s beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, have asked the public to help fight aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicide methoprene on waters under their jurisdiction.
  • Favored stop for beer and soda to close.
  • The East Hampton Village Board formally adopted a budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year at its meeting on Friday.
  • A month after the board faced a small army of attorneys and owners of large properties who were nearly unanimous in their fierce opposition, the board brushed aside a predicted legal challenge and adopted new restrictions on gross floor area and lot coverage on residential properties.
  • The sterilization in early January of what was reported to be 114 female deer, for which the East Hampton Village Board paid $140,000 to White Buffalo, a nonprofit organization based in Connecticut, is under scrutiny in light of the recent, gruesome deaths of three of the animals and confirmation that three others died as a consequence of capture or surgery.
  • AT&T wants a permit from East Hampton Village to install wireless service equipment here.
  • A week after the East Hampton Republican Committee announced that Len Czajka had dropped out of the East Hampton Town Board race, the party’s other candidate for town board, Nancy Keeshan, announced her withdrawal from the race, as well.

  • Over the last several months, the guitarist G.E. Smith has brought a number of unique performances to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. In October, he, Jim Weider, and Larry Campbell presented “Masters of the Telecaster,” an ensemble performance in which each played his favored electric guitar, the Fender Telecaster.
  • Some residents and officials in East Hampton Town were angered by last week's aerial spraying of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide, over Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton.
  • Indications of climate change are all around us and civilization must adopt an aggressive timetable to “net-zero” energy in order to avert devastating environmental changes.

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  • The State D.E.C. will temporarily close Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton to the harvesting of shellfish starting on Saturday due to the fireworks show.
  • Aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicides methoprene and VectoBac over Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton and Napeague in Amagansett, which was planned for Tuesday, has been postponed to Wednesday.
  • Weather permitting, Suffolk County’s division of vector control will apply methoprene via helicopter to parts of salt marshes at Napeague in Amagansett, Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton, and at Jagger Lane and North Sea in eastern Southampton.
  • Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. asked those attending the village board meeting on Friday to remain standing following the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance for a moment of silence to remember the nine people murdered in Charleston, S.C.
  • In a sure sign that spring isn't too far off, the Amagansett Chamber of Commerce has named the grand marshal of its seventh annual Am O'Gansett Parade, which will begin at 12:01 p.m. on March 14 and conclude a few minutes later.

    With a theme of "Music is the Message," Michael Clark, who owns Crossroads Music at Amagansett Square, has been named this year's grand marshal. The announcement came at noon on Thursday.

  • Motorists and shoppers may have been confused this month by the ticket-dispensing machines at the entrance to the Reutershan and Barns Schenck parking lots in the East Hampton Village business district. On some days this month, the machines, from which motorists are to take a ticket allowing two hours' parking, were covered and out of service. On other days, they were not.

  • The Clamshell Foundation will hold its Great Bonac Chili Cook-Off on Sunday at American Legion Post 419 in Amagansett as a kickoff to its membership and fund-raising drive.

    The entry fee for individual home cooks is $25; for professionals, it is $100. The contestants will be limited to 32, and advance registration is required. Those interested can do so online at clamshellfoundation.org, under the “events” page, or by filling out a registration form at the Legion post.

  • The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present the next installment of its Architectural Sessions program on Friday at 6 p.m. PRO BONO: Architects Who Serve Humanity will feature a discussion focusing on two architects who volunteer their time to charitable causes.

  • Cormac Orr, a third-grade student at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, was named this year's honorary Mayor for the Day in East Hampton Village. A ceremony at which the other mayor, Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., read a proclamation honoring Cormac was held at the East Hampton Village Board's meeting on Friday.

    Cormac, who is 9, is a participant in Project Most, an after-school enrichment program for elementary students at the John M. Marshall and Springs Schools. He won two gold medals in the Special Olympics last year.

  • Christmas Eve
    On Wednesday, Christmas Eve services will happen at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and St. Peter’s Catholic Church at 5 p.m., and a candlelight service at the Amagansett Presbyterian Church will begin at 7 p.m.

    A Christmas Day service will start at 9 a.m. at St. Peter’s.