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  • Controversy continued this week over the proposed sale of a piece of an East Hampton Town alley.
  •     After putting all capital spending on hold while sorting through the effects of past financial mismanagement, which resulted in a $27.2 million deficit, the East Hampton Town Board considered a three-year capital spending plan on Tuesday, and is expected to approve it at a board meeting tonight. The plan calls for spending $2 million next year, and $7 million over three years.

  •     A restructuring of East Hampton Town’s Human Resources Department, expected to be put to a vote at a town board meeting tonight, will eliminate the department head position held by Pat Breen, and, after the transfer of two department staffers, leave just one person in the department.

  •     The Palm restaurant in East Hampton is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner for Easter for $58.90 per person, plus tax and tip. The meal will begin with a choice of salad or lobster bisque, followed by filet mignon served with a choice of panko fried shrimp, bacon-wrapped scallops, jumbo shrimp, or jumbo lump crab cake. Dessert will be New York-style cheesecake or creme brulée. Reservations have been suggested.
        Pierre’s restaurant in Bridgehampton will serve an Easter brunch from 10 a.m. till 10 p.m.

  • Descendants pitch a historical institute
  • The goal is to collect 600 signatures to force the town board to put a contested sale of public property to a townwide vote.
  •    Mirko’s restaurant in Water Mill, among the longstanding eateries that have built up a dedicated base of customers from year to year, is getting set for a springtime reopening. After a winter break, Mirko’s will begin serving again next Thursday.

    Bavarian Beer Haus

  • Supervisor Bill Wilkinson and Councilwoman Theresa Quigley said they would reconsider accepting new grants
  • A Springs group called on East Hampton Town Councilwoman Theresa Quigley to resign.
  •     A push this week by Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby to suspend or rescind a resolution to sell a piece of public land in Montauk and first obtain an appraisal on it was rejected and prompted angry outbursts by Supervisor Bill Wilkinson and Councilwoman Theresa Quigley.

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