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  • At their first meeting of 2015, East Hampton Town Trustees pondered whether to transfer the lease of a tenant at Lazy Point, Amagansett, whose house is threatened by erosion, as well as larger questions about Lazy Point leases.
  • Neighbors of a new house on Mill Hill Lane showed up at 2015’s first meeting of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals Friday to air some criticism of it.
  • Just as long-awaited plans for a public restroom in Amagansett’s business district parking lot near completion, with bids for construction to be opened today, opponents of its location reopened the debate at Monday’s meeting of the hamlet’s citizens advisory committee.

  • The Amagansett School Board adopted a resolution to accept the donation of the original Amagansett schoolhouse, built in 1802 by Samuel Schellinger and thought to be the oldest on eastern Long Island, at its meeting on Tuesday.

  • The East Hampton Village Board’s deer-sterilization program has been under way for two weeks, but village officials are offering little information about it.
  • The Peconic Land Trust has issued a request for proposals to lease the Amagansett Farmers Market on Main Street in that hamlet. The lease, most recently held by Eli Zabar, the New York-based owner of restaurants and grocery and specialty food stores, has expired.

  • The South Fork may feel cold and desolate, but the action is heating up at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Joe Lauro, a Sag Harbor resident, musician, and partner in the Historic Films archive, has a hand in several upcoming events that are sure to warm lovers of rock ’n’ roll and other popular-music genres.

  • Bill Crain, president of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife and a part-time resident of Montauk, has organized a rally to protest the East Hampton Town Board’s decision to allow weekend hunting on town-managed public lands during the January firearms season. He and other opponents of efforts to cull the deer population will meet in front of Town Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • Did you ever wonder what life was like here 100 years ago? Springs School fourth graders did, and they let their imaginations and a good deal of research on the history of the hamlet and Gardiner’s Island guide them as they developed “Bound for Gardiner’s Island,” an original opera set in Springs a century ago.

    The school’s 18th fourth-grade opera will premiere at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater on Wednesday at 7 p.m., with additional performances for students next Thursday and Friday, Jan. 16.

  • “There’s only two kinds of music,” Jeff Golub reportedly said, “the kind that’s from the heart and the kind that’s not.” That observation was not just an accurate assessment of music, about which the guitarist was so passionate, it served as a blueprint for his life.

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