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  • Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman has filed paperwork to switch his political registration to Democratic. The change will not take effect until after the Nov. 7 election, in which he hopes to be re-elected on the Independence and Democratic lines.
  • Mr. Scott, whose granddaughter Hallie Rae Ulrich died of an overdose in East Hampton on Sept. 7, is joining an effort to ensure such a tragedy strikes no other family.
  • Those who showed up for breakfast at John Papas Cafe in East Hampton Village Sunday morning found the Greek diner closed due to an overnight kitchen fire.
  • The first of two public hearings on Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman’s proposed $99.4 million budget for 2018 will be held on Tuesday. It reduces taxes for the second straight year even with a 5-percent spending increase.
  • Southampton Town officials are discussing code enforcement operations in the rest of the town after a weeklong code enforcement safety check of residences and hotels in Hampton Bays resulted in 215 code violations.
  • It has been a bad 10 days for dolphins on the South Fork. Two that washed ashore within two days on the ocean beaches in Napeague and Amagansett last week appear to have died after becoming entangled in fishing nets, according to officials.
  • If you have traveled on Montauk Highway, going in and out of Bridgehampton during the last six months, you may have noticed and wondered about white posts standing off to the side of the property just east of the Bridgehampton Inn.
  • A 28-year-old from Nashville, with a history of drunken driving in Tennessee, was only in town over the weekend to attend a wedding with his parents and girlfriend, but now has to return to East Hampton Justice Court to answer felony drunken-driving charges.
  • A Springs man was back in East Hampton Town Justice Court last week, this time charged with violating an order of protection issued earlier this year following an alleged sexual assault.
  • A three-mile portion of Montauk Highway, from Knoll Road in Shinnecock Hills east to Tuckahoe Lane in Southampton, will soon be repaved.

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