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  • In this season of fund-raisers, one upcoming event stands out for its inclusiveness of multiple organizations.
  • As part of its efforts to reduce energy consumption during peak electricity demand, the Town of East Hampton has installed energy-saving LED (light-emitting diode) fixtures and “smart” thermostats at town buildings.
  • After a consultant conducting hamlet studies for East Hampton Town delivered an update to the town board on Tuesday, the board decided that each hamlet should have its own public hearing, the first of which may be held as soon as next month.
  • Code violations issued in the Town of East Hampton fell by roughly 100 in the first six months of 2018 over last year, the town’s public safety director told the town board on Tuesday, and a crackdown on out-of-town taxi companies is largely responsible, he said.
  • The East Hampton Town Board plans to buy a property on Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton at which to relocate the town’s shellfish hatchery, which is at present based on Fort Pond Bay in Montauk.
  • The East Hampton Town Police Department, along with the town’s Ordinance Enforcement Department, building inspectors, and fire marshals, executed the warrant at 38 Railroad Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. on Sunday, according to a release issued by the town.
  • The East Hampton Independence Party is under fire for accusations that petitions it filed with the Suffolk County Board of Elections nominating David Gruber as its candidate for town councilman are fraudulent, containing eight forged signatures and the name of a person who died in 2016.
  • Nothing less than the long-term viability of waterfront houses on Gardiner’s Bay is in the hands of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, according to an attorney.
  • Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday called on Ryan Zinke, the secretary of the interior, to support New York’s offshore wind initiative by delineating and leasing at least four new wind energy areas recommended by the State’s Offshore Wind Master Plan.
  • Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has endorsed Perry Gershon’s campaign to represent New York’s First Congressional District. Mr. Gershon, who lives in East Hampton, won the June 26 Democratic primary and will challenge the incumbent, Representative Lee Zeldin, in the Nov. 6 election.

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