A three-year capital project plan being considered by the East Hampton Town Board includes close to 100 projects for which the town would issue $12 million in bonds.
It would allow the town to take care of overdue repairs and improvements while keeping annual debt service payments level, at the $15 million range, Len Bernard, the town budget officer, said at a town board meeting on Tuesday.
Coffee Farmer Visits
The Hampton Coffee Company in Southampton will have a visit tomorrow from Ric Hariyanto of Sriwijaya Coffee, who grows coffee beans in northern Sumatra that are imported for Hampton Coffee brews.
From 3 to 5 p.m., Mr. Hariyanto will be at Hampton Coffee’s Coffee Experience store to discuss his life, his coffee farm, and the beans during a slideshow and talk. He will answer questions and provide tastes of his Dolok Sanggul coffee.
Hearings will be held by the East Hampton Town Board next Thursday on four land preservation purchases to be made using the community preservation fund. They will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall.
On Neck Path in Springs, 16.5 acres of woodland are proposed to be purchased for $2.7 million for open space or recreation. The land is owned by Catherine Lederer and Rodney Plaskett.
The indoor farmers market held at the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton on the third Saturday of each month will take place this weekend beginning at 11 a.m., with the closing hour now extended to 3 p.m.
Among the vendors that have participated are Lorna’s Nuts and Goodies, Amagansett Sea Salt, East Hampton Gourmet, Plain-T Ice Tea, Cavaniola’s Cheese Shop, and Gula Gula Empanadas.
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.