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  • A Napeague resident has sued the town to prevent parking across the street from his house on Dolphin Drive, alongside a town-owned nature preserve.

  • The 150-foot communications tower erected by the Springs Board of Fire Commissioners behind the firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard will be the topic at a commissioners meeting on Monday night at 7 at the firehouse.
  • The Lucy’s Whey stand at the Amagansett Farmers Market is beinf run by Lucy Kazickas, an Amagansett resident and founder of Lucy’s Whey, a cheese shop with a home base at Manhattan’s Chelsea Market. Harvest your own sea salt at a workshop in Southampton on Aug. 29, led by Michele Martuscello, the founder of Shelly Sells Sea Salt.
  • As a clampdown on what Montauk residents have described as out-of-control partying in their hamlet continues this summer, Drew Doscher, an owner of the Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, a focus of numerous complaints, has sued East Hampton Town and Thomas Baker, a town fire marshal, for $2 million in damages.
  • A lawsuit against the Long Island Power Authority and PSEG Long Island, filed by a group of East Hampton residents who claim the installation of a high-voltage transmission line through their neighborhoods is harmful to property values and their health and safety, will move forward on several fronts, in keeping with a July 23 court decision.
  • East Hampton Town’s proposed purchase of two waterfront lots on Squaw Road in Springs, 1.6 acres in all, and the removal of two houses there so that the land can be returned to its natural condition, has aroused opposition.
  • Visit five local farms and six private gardens with Guild Hall's “garden to table” tour. The tour will be part of its Garden as Art event on Aug. 22.
  • In an effort to address a dangerous situation caused by patrons of the Surf Lodge parking along South Edgemere Street and then walking alongside and sometimes in the road, the East Hampton Town Board voted Thursday to ban parking on the west side of the road from north of the club to Elwell Street.
  • Fires on the beaches in East Hampton Town will have to be built inside of metal containers rather than directly on the sand according to a new law approved by the town board on Thursday.
  • State lawmakers have approved a bill that would extend the life of the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund and would allow the five East End towns to seek approval from voters to use a portion of it for water quality improvement projects.

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  • A group called Montauk Locals is urging concerned residents to gather at the Montauk Firehouse at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to greet the East Hampton Town Board, which will be having a 10 a.m. meeting there.
  • The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday night to enact an overnight curfew at East Hampton Airport, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., and to extend that curfew from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. for planes that fall into a "noisy aircraft" category.
  • An electric-vehicle charging station, newly installed at East Hampton Town Hall, will be unveiled at 9 a.m. Friday at an event sponsored by the town board and the Natural Resources Department. The public has been invited.

    The station is in front of the police annex at the town hall campus on Pantigo Road. It use will be demonstrated, using electric vehicles provided by Buzz Chew Chevrolet and Tesla Motors, whose representatives will be on hand to answer technical questions.

  • East Hampton Town will provide trash bags and gloves to volunteers pitching in on Saturday for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Day.

    Individuals and groups have been invited to collect trash on any beach. Participants will be asked to fill out an Ocean Conservancy data collection form, which the town will provide, to record the type of debris found. The information will be used by the organization to identify debris “hotspots” and issues, raise awareness, and help communities adopt policies that will contribute to cleaner oceans.

  •      A dynamic trio of East End songstresses, Nancy Atlas, Caroline Doctorow, and Inda Eaton, rocked a sold-out Bay Street Theatre on Saturday night for "Way Out East," the East Coast precursor to an upcoming mini-tour out west.

  •    A fishing fly is a kind of mystical thing, Eric Steel said. "It's one bit of fantasy, and bits and pieces and a hook, all tied together."