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  • The installation of a centralized wastewater system to serve properties in downtown Montauk will be the subject of a discussion on Monday night at the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee meeting.
  • The owners of Montauk’s Royal Atlantic Motel have asked to be included as defendants in Defend H2O’s lawsuit seeking to stop the Army Corps of Engineers from building a reinforced dune along the downtown Montauk beach.
  • A 150-foot communications tower erected behind the Springs Firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard has prompted an appeal to the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals that seeks to overturn its building permit.
  • Using the community preservation fund, the East Hampton Town Board has authorized the purchase of three properties, from which houses will be removed in order to return the lands to their natural states.
  • Detailed studies of East Hampton Town’s various hamlets are to be commissioned by the town board in an effort to plan for future development or preservation in accordance with the comprehensive plan.
  • New exciting starts at many food venues with new chefs, managers and executives creating a new food landscape on the East End.
  • Don't tell anyone, but when she was a kid East Hampton Town Councilwoman Pat Mansir used to slip onto Suffolk County Water Authority property, where she and her friends would play an innocent game or two of sandlot softball.

  • The travels of more than 100 tagged sharks, including some captured off Montauk last year, are being tracked online.
  • The East Hampton Town Board is preparing to revise the town code to prohibit new motel-based bars and restaurants in residential zones.
  • A list of repairs and maintenance projects at East Hampton Airport was discussed on Tuesday.

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  • 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."