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  • The East Hampton Town Board agreed last Thursday to issue bonds through which it will spend up to $200,000 for a map, plan, and report, including a cost estimate, of the proposed creation of a beach erosion-control district in downtown Montauk.
  • The South Fork commercial fishing industry remains opposed to Deepwater Wind’s proposed offshore wind farm, and now several hundred Wainscott residents have opened another hostile front, this one specific to the Rhode Island company’s preferred cable-landing site, the ocean beach at the end of Beach Lane in their hamlet.
  • The Suffolk County Board of Elections has certified the Sept. 13 Democratic Party primary election results, with East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys defeating his challenger, David Gruber, 61 percent to 39 percent.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees’ Largest Clam Contest, an early-autumn tradition that celebrates the bounty of the town’s waterways, drew a crowd to the grounds of the trustees’ offices at the Lamb Building in Amagansett on Sunday.
  • Last Thursday, the town board passed a resolution authorizing Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc’s office to establish and maintain official Facebook and Instagram accounts for the town, citing the social media platforms’ effectiveness in disseminating information and raising awareness.
  • With disco’s sterile beats and tacky clothes still ruling the music scene in 1978, the old-time rock ’n’ roll served up by this new band was exactly what South Fork clubgoers craved, and Hot Wax, as the group would soon call itself, was an instant hit.
  • Representative Lee Zeldin’s campaign has announced endorsements from eight unions, bringing the congressman’s total number of union endorsements to 25.
  • A 16-year-old activist wants to help support Planned Parenthood with the help of musicians and artists, such as Nona Hendryx, Vernon Reid and Friends, and the Zach Zunis Band, who will perform at a benefit on Friday in Sag Harbor.
  • A week after David Lys won the East Hampton Democratic primary for town councilman and voters rejected the Reform Democrats’ efforts to remake the town’s Democratic Committee, the local party remains split even as November’s election looms.
  • Last month, Perry Gershon, the Democratic Party’s candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, told The Star that he was confident that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party’s campaign arm for the House of Representatives, would soon add him to its Red to Blue list of top-tier candidates to which it provides funding and organizational support. “They’re aware of our race; they know it’s winnable,” he said at the time.

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