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  • A spreading infestation of southern pine beetles in Northwest Woods, East Hampton, prompted Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell to declare a state of emergency last Thursday, authorizing town employees to inspect both public and private lands and, if necessary, cut down infested trees, with the permission of the landowner.
  • Tests of water from Wainscott residents’ wells for the presence of two toxic compounds linked to health problems continued this week under the auspices of the county and state Health Departments.
  • The Springs Tavern will offer half-priced bottles of wine with the purchase of a dinner entree on Wednesdays from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Babette’s in East Hampton is open daily except for Wednesdays, serving breakfast and lunch until 4 p.m., as well as dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.
  • A spreading infestation of southern pine beetles in Northwest Woods in East Hampton prompted East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell to declare a state of emergency on Thursday.
  • Now sagging in disrepair and covered with tarps, a house in East Hampton is thought to be the sole surviving 19th-century structure owned by a member of the Montaukett Tribe.
  • East Hampton taxpayers will be able to force a vote on accepting money from the Federal Aviation Administration, which imposes rules on how airports, such as East Hampton's, must function as a condition of funding.
  • La Fondita in Amagansett will celebrate Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead, with traditional food specials Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 3. Reasons to visit Nick and Toni’s restaurant in East Hampton this fall: three prix fixe specials to choose from, wood-oven pizzas, and “social hour” at the bar.
  • A League of Women Voters candidates’ debate in East Hampton on Monday night touched on a host of issues about the town’s most pressing needs and underscored the differences between Democratic and Republican candidates for town supervisor and for two seats on the town board.
  • Tonight’s the night for a dinner at Almond in Bridgehampton featuring spirits from Widow Jane, a Brooklyn distillery, and pork from a pig raised at Root ’n’ Roost Farm in Livingston Manor, N.Y. Stefanie Sacks, a “culinary nutritionist,” will present a series of workshops with instructions for “meatless Mondays” beginning next week at a private residence in Bridgehampton. The 5:30 to 8 p.m. sessions, suitable for adults as well as children ages 10 and up, will begin with a brief discussion followed by hands-on cooking instruction.
  • Private well testing by state and county health officials will be expanded to 269 wells in an area surrounding East Hampton Airport, where perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs, that have been tied to a variety of health issues were found in drinking water at one residence as of last week.

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