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  • The East Hampton Town Board will hold a hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on proposed parking restrictions at the lots serving the popular Ditch Plain ocean beach in Montauk.
  • Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski has endorsed Kate Browning, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin.
  • Concerned Citizens of Montauk has announced a series of talks in its ongoing effort to engage with and educate the community about the environmental challenges facing the hamlet.
  • The East Hampton Town Board voted on Tuesday to extend by six months a moratorium on development in Wainscott. The moratorium, enacted in November 2016, applies to propertry zoned for central business or commercial-industrial use and to residential parcels being used for nonresidential purposes.
  • East Hampton Village Hall, the historic Beecher-Hand House, needs renovation and repair, a consultant told the village board at a work session last Thursday.
  • A long-discussed plan to construct a fire department substation in Northwest Woods is moving forward.
  • As the South Fork enters the peak period for tick activity, a corresponding peak in the incidence of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses is likely. To help combat the scourge, which has spiked in recent years, according to a May 1 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one South Fork resident is spearheading a fund-raiser.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees were asked to allow two programs to proceed in waters under­ their jurisdiction, both intended to restore those waters’ health and the marine life within them.
  • Perry Gershon, a Democratic candidate hoping to challenge First District Representative Lee Zeldin in the midterm election, told supporters on Saturday that his campaign’s polling indicates he and Kate Browning are neck and neck for the Democratic nomination.
  • America New York and New Jersey State Conference, as well as TWU AFL-CIO Local 252, has endorsed Representative Lee Zeldin’s re-election effort. The groups represent almost 140,000 members in the airline, railroad, transit, university, utilities, services, and gaming sectors.

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