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  •     While the topics addressed at an Amagansett “listen in” hosted by Democratic candidates for town supervisor and town board were diverse, the message was unmistakable: Quality of life, for which so many choose to make East Hampton their home, has deteriorated, and something has to be done.

  •    Driving back from Queens after delivering 890 copies of The Star, I get to Southampton and the storage room at midnight and 20 minutes later am rolling east toward 114, where I’ve been sleeping for the last four or five nights. Five or six trips up a flight of stairs and now my room is like a studio apartment someone has just moved into, minus the pizza or Chinese takeout.

  •    Stuart Sutcliffe was at once a bit player and an integral component in the crucial formative years of popular music’s biggest act to date. A close confidant to John Lennon, the art student/bohemian/reluctant musician seemed destined for greatness in the realm of visual art, perhaps to track the Beatles’ unprecedented triumphs in the aural and performance arts in the explosion of creativity and exploration of the 1960s.

  • An overflow crowd of members and guests filled the community room of the Amagansett Library on Monday night as the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee heard grim predictions from a former official of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Trucks parked on the “baby beach” at Maidstone Park remain an eyesore and a hazard to children, according to three residents who addressed the East Hampton Town Trustees at their meeting on Tuesday night.
  • Beach parking permits and mass assembly permits will be the subjects of public hearings before the East Hampton Village Board on Friday, Aug. 16
  • As Cantwell retires after 32 years, his replacement, Molinaro, is sworn in
  •     East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. announced Monday the village board’s adoption of a bicycle policy that aims to create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians. This followed the board’s vote to adopt the “General Principles for Introducing Bike Lanes in East Hampton Village” at its fiscal year-ending meeting of July 31.

  •     “I wish,” said Nathaniel Miller, “that whoever it is would be a man and come and talk to me, or yell at me, or something.”

  •     The Village of East Hampton has started an effort to comply with the federal Americans With Disabilities Act, which it incorporated into its code in 2005.

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