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  • As summer winds down, one of the South Fork’s many “must” events happens tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton when the musician Taylor Barton and the guitarist G.E. Smith present the next in their “Portraits” series, featuring Mr. Smith in performance and conversation with Billy Squier.
  • The Harry Miller, a 50-foot vessel that recently conducted surveys of the sea floor both in Gardiner’s Bay and off the south shore of the Town of East Hampton, illustrates Deepwater Wind’s engagement with stakeholders as the Rhode Island company plans the construction of a 15-turbine, 90-megawatt wind farm approximately 30 miles off Montauk.
  • A police badge and new, state-of-the-art septic systems were topics at Friday’s meeting of the East Hampton Village Board, along with familiar disagreement about deer management and the perennial issue of parking.
  • Work has begun to restore the mill cottage on the 1648 Lion Gardiner home lot, on James Lane in East Hampton, to its appearance in the 1880s.
  • Almost one year ago, the construction of a bioswale, a drainage course designed to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff, started on the green north of Town Pond in East Hampton Village. The objective was to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds.
  • “Somebody has to be the figure to stand up and say this is right, this is wrong,” Howard Dean, the one-time presidential candidate and former Vermont governor, said this week in a discussion of President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., following a white supremacist rally there.
  • Fire up the ovens, get the chickens primped and pretty, and keep practicing those tricks with Fido — the Springs Agricultural Fair takes place on Saturday, with all kinds of contests to enter and prizes to win.
  • Jerry Larsen, a former East Hampton Village police chief seeking a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, cannot participate in a primary election to be a candidate on the Independence Party line, a judge in the State Supreme Court Appellate Division has ruled.
  • In what Frank Newbold, the chairman, said was probably a record, it took the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals just nine minutes to complete its meeting on Friday.
  • The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has completed the first three years of data collection on birds and marine mammals via aerial surveys over a 16,000-square-mile area.

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