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  •     Come January, the East Hampton Town Department of Human Services will lose two part-time social workers who work with senior citizens, along with a part-time homemaker and a “community relations assistant.”
        At a meeting on Dec. 8, the town board voted to abolish the positions, and the 2012 Human Services Department budget does not contain salaries for the posts.

  • Mr. Hammerle is one of two Democratic town board members who did not run for re-election this year.
  • For the Holidays
        Stuart’s Seafood in Amagansett has the makings of the traditional Italian Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes: all kinds of seafood, including bacalao, eels, smelt, sole, calamari, scallops, and clams.
        Nick and Toni’s in East Hampton will be closed on Christmas day, but will serve dinner beginning at 6 p.m. from Tuesday through New Year’s Day.

  •     A meeting of the East Hampton Town Board tonight will include several hearings during which the public can weigh in: on two proposed changes to the town code, on the removal from the list of town nature preserves of three properties that were supposed to have been deeded to the town but apparently were not, and on the town’s updated franchise agreement with Cablevision.

  • For Hanukkah
        Charlotte Sasso at Stuart’s Seafood in Amagansett will be making latkes and applesauce next week for Hanukkah. Those interested have been asked to call ahead to reserve their holiday goodies.

    Christmas Eve
        With December flying by, it’s time to make reservations for Christmas Eve dinner, if your tradition is to have a holiday meal at a restaurant. Among the choices is Nick and Toni’s in East Hampton, which will offer a la carte specials beginning at 6 p.m. on

  • Attorney for opponents asking for injunction
  • Approximately 150 people filled the East Hampton Town Hall meeting room and an adjacent hallway last Thursday night for a hearing on whether the town should seek Federal Aviation Administration funds
  • Larry Penny, East Hampton Town’s director of natural resources, was suspended without pay for 30 days by the town board at a hastily called work session Wednesday.
  •     Bread by Nightowl Baker, a Montauk business that creates wild-yeasted, triple-fermented, extra-tangy sourdough bread, will be available throughout the winter at White’s Liquor Store on Montauk’s Main Street, on Fridays through Sundays. Bread deliveries can also be arranged through the Web site nightowlbaker.com.

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  • The East Hampton Town Board’s decision about whether to take a federal grant for security and deer fencing around the airport may have repercussions.

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