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  • In a unanimous vote, the East Hampton Village Board approved a controversial change to its existing regulations, setting a 600-foot no-roam zone.
  •     With summer approaching, the Division of Vector Control in Suffolk County’s Department of Public Works will soon resume its battle against mosquitoes.

  •     Southampton Councilman Chris Nuzzi was nominated by the Suffolk County Republican Committee last week to challenge the five-term incumbent Jay Schneiderman for Suffolk County legislator. Mr. Schneiderman, a member of the Independence Party, is seeking his sixth and final two-year term.
        Mr. Nuzzi is serving his second and final term as a member of the Southampton Town Board.

  •     While beachgoers can still pay by the day to park at Two Mile Hollow Beach this season, there will be no parking attendant on duty at the parking lot there. Those without a village beach permit who wish to park in the lot between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. will have to purchase a daily permit from the office at the Main Beach pavilion before heading to Two Mile Hollow.

  • “We spent a lonely night at the Memory Motel / It’s on the ocean, I guess you know it well.”
        So sang Mick Jagger on “Memory Motel,” immortalizing the long, low-slung structure in Montauk’s downtown on the Rolling Stones’ 1976 album, “Black and Blue.” Rehearsing for their 1975 Tour of the Americas while camped at Andy Warhol’s Church Estate, the band, according to legend, was attracted to the Memory Motel for its pool table and piano.

  • Starting July 1 all dogs on East Hampton Village beaches will have to be kept on leashes while they are within 300 feet of parking lots and road ends.
  •     Residents of the Amagansett School District can vote on the proposed school budget for the 2013-14 school year on Tuesday between 2 and 8 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Voter registration begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.
        The school board has proposed a 2013-14 budget of $10.2 million, an increase in expenditures of 5.68 percent and a tax levy increase of 3.33 percent. The tax levy increase would be the second lowest in the past 12 years and is within the allowable tax levy cap threshold of 3.45 percent.

  •     The storage building used by lifeguards at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach, damaged by Hurricane Sandy last October, will soon be demolished and reconstructed.

  • A new budget, a new village administrator, a new lighted crosswalk, and a new source of fuel at the Emergency Services Building were topics of discussion
  • The question of whether a manager or administrator is appropriate and advisable for the Town of East Hampton was the subject of a lively debate at the village’s Emergency Services Building on Saturday.

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