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  •     Hearings will be held by the East Hampton Town Board next Thursday on the proposed purchases of two parcels of land. Money for both purchases would come from the community preservation fund.
        In Amagansett, the town is discussing the $635,000 purchase of 6.2 acres of a 7.7 acre tract at 114 Fresh Pond Road. The Suffolk County Water Authority is installing a drinking-water well on the remainder of the site. The property is owned by the Bistrian Land Corporation.

  •     Hearings will be held by the East Hampton Town Board next Thursday on the proposed purchases of two parcels of land. Money for both purchases would come from the community preservation fund.
        In Amagansett, the town is discussing the $635,000 purchase of 6.2 acres of a 7.7 acre tract at 114 Fresh Pond Road. The Suffolk County Water Authority is installing a drinking-water well on the remainder of the site. The property is owned by the Bistrian Land Corporation.

  •     The future of East Hampton Town’s scavenger waste treatment plant — specifically whether to temporarily close the facility — will be the subject of a town board hearing next Thursday night at 7 at Town Hall.
        For the last several months, the plant operated solely as a waste transfer station, with on-site waste treatment suspended.

  • It’s Marvelous
        Tomorrow from 4 to 7 p.m., the new Mary’s Marvelous store on Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village will have an opening party featuring free hors d’oeuvres, and samples of smoothies and baked goods.
        The new store, where Bucket’s deli used to be, will be the second location for the takeout food shop first opened by Mary Schoenlein in Amagansett 10 years ago.

  • East Hampton Town’s finances got an A-plus from the outside auditing firm that finished a 2011 audit in mid-July.
  • In board discussions on Aug. 14 and on Tuesday, both Supervisor Bill Wilkinson and Councilwoman Theresa Quigley suggested that the town should divest itself of the airport.
  • Three Mile Harbor Trailer Park is installing a custom-designed septic system, even as the town is having the site appraised for a possible purchase.
  •     When Mary Jane and Charles Brock, who had spent 25 years as the owners of a comfortable East Hampton Village house at the corner of Buell Lane, went looking for something where they and their two adult children could spread out and do their own thing, they didn’t envision another Main Street residence.

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  •     Kathleen King, who has forged a baking empire with her goods now sold under the Tate’s Bake Shop name, garnering accolades from foodies such as Ina Garten and Rachael Ray, will sign copies of her new cookbook, “Baking for Friends,” at the mint-green painted shop on North Sea Road in Southampton on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m.

  • About 80 people wearing red T-shirts emblazoned with the American flag and the slogan, “Tunited We Stand,” rallied in front of the Sloppy Tuna club in Montauk on Tuesday before arriving en masse at a town board meeting.

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  • The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday night to enact an overnight curfew at East Hampton Airport, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., and to extend that curfew from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. for planes that fall into a "noisy aircraft" category.
  • 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."