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  •     For the first time, Amagansett has a chamber of commerce.
        Lee Satinsky, owner of the Computer Shop, is spearheading the effort to organize the hamlet’s businesses. Twelve members had joined as of Friday, and a board meeting to plot the chamber’s initial activities is scheduled for today.

  • The largest climate rally in the nation’s history happened in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, and the movement to mitigate climate change has Dan Asselin to thank for some of the estimated 50,000 attendees.
  • East Hampton Village has appointed a replacement for Larry Cantwell, the village administrator for the past 30 years, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. announced on Friday.
  • East Hampton Town and East Hampton Village are banding together to seek grant money for the construction of a centralized, shared facility.
  •     Richard Schneider, an East Hampton Village Police Department lieutenant and 35-year veteran of the force, has retired. The village board accepted his resignation on Friday, his last day on the job. The board also authorized a payment of $129,229.04 for accrued time.

  •    Sometimes my mind wanders. In completing the often dreary task of typing up notes from another local government meeting, a kind of careless dyslexia sets in. “Dogs on the beach” is transcribed as “Gods on the beach.” “On” is typed “Om.” And so on.

  • East Hampton Village has appointed a replacement for Larry Cantwell, the village administrator for the past 30 years, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. announced on Friday.
  • Increased restriction of dogs on East Hampton Village beaches appears likely
  •     Eleanor Tritt, superintendent of the Amagansett School, briefed the school board Tuesday morning on a recent meeting of school superintendents  with the New York State Commissioner of Education, Dr. John King Jr.

  •     The 13 Sea Spray Cottages at Main Beach will remain in the hands of their current tenants for the 2013 season, rather than having their leases auctioned as they were in 2010.

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