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  • Citing “constant issues with the overzealous East Hampton Village code enforcement” regarding outdoor seating and parking, Michael Gluckman and Shane Dyckman have sold the Service Station, the restaurant they opened at 100 Montauk Highway in 2016, to the property’s owners.
  • New York's First Congressional District representative was aboard an Amtrak train headed to a Republican retreat that hit a garbage truck.
  • With one dissenting vote, David Lys, a five-year member of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, president of the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station society, and a founder of Citizens for Access Rights, was appointed to the town board at its meeting last Thursday. He fills the open seat vacated after Peter Van Scoyoc was elected supervisor in November and sworn in on Jan. 2.
  • Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require the Long Island Power Authority’s board of trustees to protect the economic interests of its ratepayers when proposing rate increases.
  • The East Hampton Town Board has voted to approve the lease of a town-owned parcel on Pantigo Place in East Hampton for the construction of an emergency care facility.
  • Concerned Citizens of Montauk will announce its partnership with the United States Geological Survey today as well as a joint initiative intended to restore the water quality of Lake Montauk, where high bacteria counts have made some of it unsafe for swimming and shellfishing.
  • As a deadline looms for the submission of applications to federal and state agencies, Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company seeking to construct a 15-turbine wind farm approximately 36 miles east of Montauk, is facing headwinds from commercial fishermen and their representatives.
  • Officials and environmental organizations plan to present a unified front against the Trump administration’s plan to open most federal waters to oil and gas exploration and drilling.
  • The town will pay $2.1 million for the 1.1-acre commercially zoned property on Montauk Highway using the community preservation fund and a $300,000 donation from the Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation.

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