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  •    Corky Laing, legendary rock ’n’ roll drummer and resident of Greenport, will return to the Bay Street Theatre on Saturday at 8 p.m. to perform “Heavy Metal Humor,” a one-man show that draws on his half-century as an entertainer.


        Mr. Laing, best known for his tenure in the group Mountain, performed his show, “The Best Seat in the House,” at Bay Street on May 18. His return engagement comes on the heels of two sold-out performances on Nantucket.

  • The issue of a public restroom in Amagansett — which has become something of an inside joke despite years of discussion — was abruptly pushed to the front burner when a land-use consultant announced that Randy Lerner has proposed a building that would house two unisex restrooms and a retail space.
  •     Like the post-Labor Day calm that descended on East Hampton Village last week, the village board’s work session last Thursday was brief, quiet, and uneventful.

  • For administrators at the Amagansett School, like those at other schools across the state, the new school year means exciting beginnings but also the return to a challenging set of new state and federal standards, known as the Common Core.
  •     Cochlodinium, or rust tide, has been discovered in Three Mile Harbor, Northwest Harbor, and Accabonac Harbor.

        At the meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees on Tuesday night, Stephanie Forsberg, in the aquaculture report she delivered to her colleagues, reported the recent discovery. Cochlodinium, she said, is algae that can be fatal to shellfish and finfish, but is not harmful to humans when ingested.

  •    “It seemed like such a cool thing to do,” said David Browne, author and journalist. “Merge your love of music and love of writing.”
        Last month, Mr. Browne was a featured guest at Authors Night, the East Hampton Library’s annual fund-raiser. There, he signed copies of “Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970,” in which he examines these artists and their work in the context of the seismic political and historical events surrounding them.

  • A tussle between the East Hampton Town Trustees and the town’s Natural Resources and Planning Departments over fencing installed on town beaches was a topic of heated discussion
  • Informed speculation about the anchor’s origin is that it came from the Daniel Webster, which went aground in Amagansett on March 25, 1856
  •     The quality of the Town of East Hampton’s waterways, which are managed by the town trustees, is good, Stephanie Forsberg, a trustee, reported to her colleagues at the board’s meeting on Tuesday.

  •     The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals heard emotional appeals from two residents who spoke on separate applications before it on Friday.

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