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  • For Kim Field and Randy Weinstein, the biggest challenge of Saturday’s performance and presentation at the East Hampton Library will be to pack as much information, and wailing, bluesy sounds, into a single hour.
  • Ken Collum, the East Hampton Village code enforcement officer, continued to oppose one component of an application on behalf of the Highway Restaurant and Bar on the Montauk Highway from the Albert Herter Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, which owns the property, as the Zoning Board of Appeals debated it on Friday.
  • The federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for his research on Long Island’s water quality problems.
  • Seven years after twice seizing cars and other belongings from a property on Navy Road in Montauk, the East Hampton Town Board has settled a civil rights lawsuit brought by the homeowner.
  • The commercial and creative churn continues at Amagansett Square.
  • The Montauk Music Festival’s seventh annual happening heralds summer’s imminent arrival, as the four-day event draws hundreds of artists and thousands of music lovers to the hamlet on the weekend before Memorial Day.
  • Last September, when the pianist and vocalist Judy Carmichael spoke with The Star about her upcoming cabaret performance at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, she was already excited, though the show was still eight months in the future. “Billy Stritch is going to be my guest,” she said. “We will have two Steinways and will play duets, and I will interview him onstage. Bay Street is perfect for that.”
  • Amagansett voters passed the school district's $10.47 million budget proposal on Tuesday night, with 63 percent saying yes to the over-the-tax-cap spending plan.
  • An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.
  • The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has joined the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in the latter group’s motion to oppose the designation of an offshore marine monument in the Northeast Atlantic, which environmental groups support.

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