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  • A political stalemate has developed over the fate of East Hampton Town’s sewage plant on Springs-Fireplace Road.
  • The project was undertaken as a long-sought fix to severe flooding in adjacent neighborhoods from water running off the farm fields, which stretch between Route 114 and Long Lane.
  •     With a unanimous vote last Thursday night, the East Hampton Town Board approved the $1.1 million purchase of a 1.2-acre parcel of land at 427 Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett, which officials envision as a public access to the beach along Gardiner’s Bay.
        The vote came after a hearing at which a number of neighbors voiced concerns about the ultimate use of the land, particularly whether vehicles would drive onto the beach.

  •     East Hampton Town is being “forced to get aggressive” in its efforts to get the Sloppy Tuna, a Montauk bar and restaurant, to comply with town safety and other laws, Patrick Gunn, the town’s public safety division administrator, said Tuesday.

  • The site meets seven of eight criteria listed in the town code for designation as a nature preserve.
  •     East Hampton Town Councilwoman Theresa Quigley will ask for a vote tonight on a resolution directing the town’s airport manager and consultants to begin compiling the data that could help the town gain Federal Aviation Administration approval to restrict helicopter use of the airport.

  •     A third Montauk nightspot that has been cited for several noise violations this summer will be the subject of an East Hampton Town Board hearing to determine if its town music permit should be suspended. Ruschmeyer’s on Second House Road has received five citations for noise violations, two more than the number that triggers a permit hearing, according to the town code. The hearing will be scheduled for an upcoming town board work session.

  •     East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson raised the idea of “sponsorship of town assets” at a town board meeting on Tuesday, after receiving an inquiry from someone who wanted to make a donation to have a town nature preserve named after themselves.
        Mr. Wilkinson suggested that the town could also offer, for money, opportunities to name public streets.

  • Cait’s Baked
        Caitlin Baringer, who grew up in East Hampton baking with her mother, Jane Baringer, has returned to her hometown from California to establish Cait’s Baked, a baked goods business.

  • The property is agricultural land for which the county owns the development rights.

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