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  •     A “conscious cuisine” dinner at Rowdy Hall in East Hampton will feature a round-table discussion led by Stefanie Sacks, a culinary nutritionist with a show, “Chew on This,” on local cable TV. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, to be followed by a healthy three-course dinner prepared by the restaurant’s chef, Joe Realmuto, and chef de cuisine, Ed Lightcap.

  •     Tucked into the front corner of a spacious property in East Hampton Village, where a green lawn edged with a jumble of wild plants spreads down to meet a finger of Hook Pond, is a little old house with timeless charm.
        Like others built here in the 19th century, it was moved to its present site. Old wall and ceiling beams give evidence of its age,

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  • Steps being taken to outsource information technology services for East Hampton Town, potentially eliminating the town department that oversees those services for all town departments, were put on hold last Thursday
  •     Jeffrey Bragman, a zoning and planning attorney since the 1980s, was asked recently to elaborate on his views about East Hampton Town’s proposed music-entertainment legislation and his concerns, more generally, about town policy, and planning and zoning regulation.

  •     East Hampton Town’s first attempt to create a road improvement district, taxing residents of certain subdivisions to pay for improving their roads so that they can be taken into the town highway system, is proceeding, though not without some dissension.

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  •     On Montauk’s Main Street, 668 the Gig Shack is serving lunch, with a menu including house-smoked pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, seared sea scallop sandwiches, and fish tacos. This year, the dinner menu includes a house-smoked rack of ribs served with cornbread and slaw, a char-grilled Angus rib-eye steak with fresh chimichurri, yellowfin tuna steaks, and tuna tartare taquitos.

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  • The matter of a sale of town property to the new owners of the Ronjo motel in Montauk continued to make waves at an East Hampton Town Board meeting last week.
  • Close to two dozen speakers expressed unanimous opposition to the law.
  •     With only 17 days remaining to Memorial Day weekend, East Hampton Town’s Ordinance Enforcement and Animal Control Departments are both short-staffed, Patrick Gunn, the town’s public safety division administrator and an assistant town attorney, told the town board on Tuesday.

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  • An electric-vehicle charging station, newly installed at East Hampton Town Hall, will be unveiled at 9 a.m. Friday at an event sponsored by the town board and the Natural Resources Department. The public has been invited.

    The station is in front of the police annex at the town hall campus on Pantigo Road. It use will be demonstrated, using electric vehicles provided by Buzz Chew Chevrolet and Tesla Motors, whose representatives will be on hand to answer technical questions.

  • East Hampton Town will provide trash bags and gloves to volunteers pitching in on Saturday for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Day.

    Individuals and groups have been invited to collect trash on any beach. Participants will be asked to fill out an Ocean Conservancy data collection form, which the town will provide, to record the type of debris found. The information will be used by the organization to identify debris “hotspots” and issues, raise awareness, and help communities adopt policies that will contribute to cleaner oceans.

  •      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.

  •    A fishing fly is a kind of mystical thing, Eric Steel said. "It's one bit of fantasy, and bits and pieces and a hook, all tied together."