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  • East Hampton Town

    Lifeline for Life Saving Station
        Exterior repairs and restoration of the historic Amagansett Life Saving Station will be done gratis by Ben Krupinski, an East Hampton resident and contractor.
        After attending a recent re-enactment of the Nazi landing on nearby Atlantic Avenue beach during World War II, Mr. Krupinski offered to do the work, which will include installing authentic window replacements.

  • While it Lasts
        At Michael’s at Maidstone restaurant in Springs, a special on grilled steak or lobster is available daily from 5 to 6 p.m., or all night at the bar, but only while supplies last. The special is just $19.95. Reservations are required for those planning to eat in the dining room.

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  • The East Hampton Town Board once again discussed deer management at a work session Tuesday, agreeing, it seemed, that an initial assessment of the numbers of deer would be needed.
  •     With the roads clogged with summer traffic lengthening the trip from East Hampton to Southampton Hospital, emergency responders in East Hampton Town are working together to develop a public awareness campaign encouraging drivers to move over for emergency vehicles.

  •     The former chairman of an East Hampton Town computer committee spoke to the town board on Tuesday about upgrading some of the town’s information technology services, regardless of a recent board deadlock over a plan to seek proposals from outside companies to take over some of the town I.T. Department’s duties.

  •     Paper lanterns made of rice paper and bamboo, which float gracefully skyward when lit on fire until burning themselves out, are becoming popular amusements, but they are dangerous and are prohibited under state law, the East Hampton Town Fire Marshal’s office advised this week.
         David Browne, the chief fire marshal, said in a release that numerous complaints about the lanterns have been received, and that several fires related to them have been reported.

  • Summer Shellfish
        The Montauk Shellfish Company, which has been growing Montauk Pearl oysters in Lake Montauk for four years, is selling oysters at Rick’s Crabby Cowboy Cafe on East Lake Drive in Montauk for $22.95 a dozen or $11.95 a half dozen.

  • State legislation was passed in Albany last week allowing East Hampton Town to sell its 50-percent share of the Poxabogue Golf Center in Sagaponack to Southampton Town
  • The new control tower at East Hampton Airport will begin operating Friday morning at 7. Air traffic controllers will direct planes coming into and flying out of the airport till 11 p.m. daily, through October.
  • Community members expressed dismay at an East Hampton Town Board work session Tuesday over the board’s recent bickering.

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