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  • Most of the companies accused of noise or curfew violations at East Hampton Town Airport during the summer have agreed to pay $500 fines in a plea-bargaining arrangement adjudicated by Justice Steven Tekulsky in Justice Court on Monday.
  • East End voters will be asked on Tuesday to vote on Proposition 1. Proponents say that the money would enable municipalities to jump-start long-needed programs and address a water pollution problem that has been well documented and studied. Opponents say more time is needed to analyze the problems.
  • Elizabeth Yastrzemski, a baker and floral and garden designer, will lead a workshop on the making of beach plum jelly next Thursday night at 6 at the Rogers Mansion in Southampton. Those interested can register by calling the museum. The cost is $35, or $25 for museum members. Rowdy Hall in East Hampton has reintroduced its dinner-and-a-movie special. Sunday through Wednesday, a beef or turkey burger can be ordered along with a voucher for the East Hampton Cinema, for $22.
  • Survey by grassroots group looks at what matters most to hamlet residents.
  • A plan to reissue a call for proposals for use of the town-owned land at 551 and 561 Montauk Highway in Amagansett has been put on hold at the behest of community members who asked for more time to have public discussions about the property’s future.
  • A senior airport attendant, a part-time attendant, and a maintenance employee are manning the East Hampton Town Airport this week after the East Hampton Town Board fired the facility’s manager last Thursday.
  • Head down to La Fondita, the Mexican take-out shop in Amagansett, for Dia de los Muertos. The Day of the dead menu will include pork, chicken, or chile and cheese tamales, chiles en nogada (poblano peppers stuffed with meat or cheese), churros (fried cinnamon-y pastries), and champurrado, a warm chocolate beverage. The special event will be celebrated tomorrow through Sunday. Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor will mark Halloween weekend with a live music lineup every night from tomorrow through Monday, and specials on nibbles including clams casino, oysters on the half shell, pretzel bites with dipping sauce or melted beer cheddar, sliders, smoked white bean dip with bread and crudités, fries, and a cheese plate.
  • Southampton Hospital officials will submit a final application for an East Hampton satellite emergency room and treatment center to the state by the end of the year, and would like to see it on Pantigo Place, adjacent to the East Hampton Healthcare Foundation medical facility.

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  • The Long Island Green Homes Initiative will give a presentation Friday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Y.M.C.A.
  • A holiday concert featuring original music will be presented at Ashawagh Hall on Thursday by Job Potter and Friends, along with special guest Fred Raimondo, beginning at 7:30.

    The annual concert now in its sixth year has become a community tradition. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

  • A hearing on the purchase of two parcels in Amagansett will be held at East Hampton Town Hall on Thursday night.
  • A ceremony to dedicate a dogwood tree and plaque commemorating Anna Mirabai Lytton, a 14-year old Springs girl who died three years ago after being struck by a car, took place on Wednesday in East Hampton Village.
  • A New York State training program in “citizens’ preparedness,” designed to provide information and tools to help residents prepare for and respond to emergencies and to recover from them as quickly as possible, will be presented on March 22 at the East Hampton Village Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Consultants who will help East Hampton Town develop plans for the nonresidential areas of each of the town's hamlets will hold meetings next week to hear the public's thoughts and concerns.
  • Plans for future energy generation on the East End to meet growing power needs are on the Long Island Power Authority's agenda, with key decisions to be made this spring, and renewable energy advocates are urging residents to speak out at a LIPA board of trustees meeting on Wednesday.
  • 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.