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  • The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals considered an application on July 8 for extensive variances and a wetlands permit to allow the substantial renovation of a house at 14 Hook Pond Lane, a narrow, private road that leads to the pond and services nine properties. The village is engaged in water quality remediation in the area, and the hearing drew concerns from several neighbors.
  • Previously housed in a 1970s Shasta trailer parked at Bhumi Farms in East Hampton, Caravan, a purveyor of prepared foods of genuinely local provenance, opened down the road at 137 Main Street in Amagansett just in time for the July 4 weekend.
  • The Long Island Power Authority has formally recommended to its board of directors a proposal from Deepwater Wind to construct a 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm in federally leased waters approximately 30 miles east of Montauk.
  • Anna Throne-Holst was declared the winner of the June 28 Democratic Party primary election to represent New York’s First Congressional District after a count of approximately 1,800 absentee ballots gave her a 317-vote margin win.
  • Driftwood Shores residents have complained that their traditional use of the beach there has been questioned by new owners of a bayfront house who insist the public does not have legal access to the beach above mean high water.
  • It may turn out that Shahab Karmely and Kenneth Kuchin will prove the proverb correct and solve their longstanding dispute about a tennis court on Mr. Karmely’s property because at the end of a testy meeting of the East Hampton Village Board of Appeals on Friday, Mr. Karmely agreed to build and pay for a fence that will include soundproofing.
  • The Amagansett School Board now has two Patrick Bistrians serving as president and vice president.
  • With 1,800 absentee ballots counted, Anna Throne-Holst leads David Calone by 319 votes in Democratic primary race.
  • Eight days after Democratic Party voters went to the polls to nominate a candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District in the House of Representatives, the contest between Anna Throne-Holst and Dave Calone was still undecided, with almost 2,000 absentee ballots yet to be counted.
  • The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control conducted aerial application of mosquito larvicides at salt marshes on the South Fork including Accabonac Harbor and Napeague yesterday. Weather permitting, the application is to continue today.

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