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  • The Town of East Hampton learned on Monday that the United States Supreme Court will not review a lower court decision that struck down three 2015 laws restricting access to the East Hampton Airport in order to reduce aircraft noise.
  • Two laws adopted last Thursday revise the rules for restaurants and for retail takeout food shops, giving restaurants the ability to seek permission to accommodate more outdoor diners and legalizing seating in food shops.
  • Under the proposed law, installation of one of the new nitrogen-reducing systems would be required for new construction, when undertaking a substantial expansion, when an existing system fails and needs replacing, and when commercial sites require new site plan review.
  • Slow Food East End is gearing up for a summertime potluck on July 6 at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton. Reservations are being taken online for the event: Peter Gethers, the author of “My Mother’s Kitchen: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and the Meaning of Life,” in which he describes his effort to give his aging mother, the daughter of a renowned restaurateur and a friend and mentor to famous chefs, the final gift of a feast featuring all her favorite foods, will be at the Sylvester & Co. store in Sag Harbor on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. for a book signing and cocktail party.
  • Decisions made now about the look and function of the business areas of East Hampton Town could gradually shape the hamlet centers and how residents shop, work, and live here in the future, consultants said during five recent presentations.
  • East Hampton Town and Friends of the East Hampton Airport have submitted legal briefs to the United States Supreme Court in the matter of East Hampton Town’s petition asking the court to review an appeals court decision against the town last fall.
  • The East Hampton Town Board agreed this week to allocate $3 million toward the completion of the Montauk Playhouse.
  • The Hampton Hopper, a private bus service that has operated between East Hampton and Montauk for three years, will run a free Montauk shuttle route for East Hampton Town this summer.
  • Tuesday night is now country night at the Springs Tavern. Besides a light bar menu, with $5 hot dogs, pizza slices, and more, there will be live music by the Spaghetti Westerners at 9 p.m. The Bridgehampton Inn will serve small bites, wine, and beer at a reception this evening from 5 to 7 to celebrate “Sea Rakes,” an exhibit of photographs by Lindsay Morris that will be on view throughout the summer.

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