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  • “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.
  • 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 at an East Hampton Village Board work session last Thursday.
  •    “With every major renovation comes some noise and mess,” reads a letter posted in the window of Cirillo’s Market, also known as the Amagansett I.G.A., “and I ask for patience as we all work through this.”
        Fran Cirillo, owner of the market, posted this open letter to customers when a long-planned renovation recently got under way. With a targeted completion date of late June, the 5,000-plus-square-foot expansion on the building’s west side is well in progress.

  • Eighteen months after a fire destroyed Scoville Hall, its charred husk still stands.
  • Over the course of lengthy and sometimes combative remarks, the board listened quietly as speakers cited a deep bond with their pets and “the old bucolic, wonderful ways of East Hampton” as grounds to table a measure they called misguided and pointless. It was even suggested that board members retire or be voted out of office should they act to further regulate dogs’ presence on village beaches.

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