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  • Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has been traveling the county this week promoting a proposal to establish a grant and loan program to help homeowners through out the county replace antiquated septic systems with new ones that remove nitrogen.
  • A new television show created for LTV, the local cable provider, by members of the nonpartisan East Hampton Group for Good Government had begun focusing on key issues through discussions and interviews with public officials, experts, and community leaders.
  • Real estate transactions in the first quarter of 2017 raised less money for the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund than they did in the first months of 2016, although the number of sales was virtually the same.
  • Noah’s restaurant in Greenport will host a Slow Food East End dinner on Sunday focused on “slow fish,” or local and sustainable seafood. The event begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $110, $95 per person for Slow Food East End members. Advance reservations are required. Lulu Kitchen & Bar opens tomorrow in Sag Harbor, in the Main Street space once occupied by the Paradise and most recently by Doppio Artisan Bistro.
  • The State Department of Environmental Conservation has warned against spring and summer pruning of oak trees, which have become infected across the state and Suffolk County with a disease called oak wilt.
  • The new public restroom in Amagansett, constructed by East Hampton Town in the municipal parking lot to the north of Main Street, will be officially opened on May 8 at 6 p.m.
  • Tonight is the night that Jennifer Pike of Pike Farms and Sybille van Kempen of the Loaves and Fishes food store will give a free talk at the East Hampton Library on the symbiotic relationship between local produce like that sold at the Pike Farms stand and the takeout food shop. Will Goldberg’s Bagels take over the Barnes Country Store space in Springs? We should know by this time next week.
  • A lawsuit against East Hampton Town, brought by a group of Montauk property owners who claim that erosion of their waterfront land was caused by the installation of the jetties at the mouth of Montauk Harbor, will proceed to trial, following a court decision last week denying the town’s request for dismissal.
  • As anticipated, the New York State budget for the fiscal year 2018, passed on Monday, will remove ride-hailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, from local regulation and place them instead under the control of the State Department of Motor Vehicles

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