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  • The Wolffer Estate winery in Sagaponack produced Finca Wolffer Rosé in Argentina this year. The wine will be featured at an Argentinian Summer Send-Off dinner on Sunday at the Crow’s Nest in Montauk.
  • The question of whether East Hampton Town should continue to bar bedrooms in basements with tighter rules than those in place under the New York State building code was discussed at Town Hall last week.
  • Two lots on Squaw Road in East Hampton will be bought by East Hampton Town from the Nature Conservancy, following a vote of the town board last Thursday night.
  • Don't miss the weekly Sunday barbecue at Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton. It starts at 6 p.m. and features wine pairings by Wolffer Estate Vineyards.
  • East Hampton Town’s deer management advisory committee has recommended increased deer hunting on town lands here in order to thin the deer herd.
  • Luly Duke, an East Hampton resident who left Cuba as a girl in 1960, was on hand as the American flag was raised over the reopened U.S. embassy in Havana on Friday.
  • A Napeague resident has sued the town to prevent parking across the street from his house on Dolphin Drive, alongside a town-owned nature preserve.

  • The 150-foot communications tower erected by the Springs Board of Fire Commissioners behind the firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard will be the topic at a commissioners meeting on Monday night at 7 at the firehouse.
  • The Lucy’s Whey stand at the Amagansett Farmers Market is beinf run by Lucy Kazickas, an Amagansett resident and founder of Lucy’s Whey, a cheese shop with a home base at Manhattan’s Chelsea Market. Harvest your own sea salt at a workshop in Southampton on Aug. 29, led by Michele Martuscello, the founder of Shelly Sells Sea Salt.
  • As a clampdown on what Montauk residents have described as out-of-control partying in their hamlet continues this summer, Drew Doscher, an owner of the Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, a focus of numerous complaints, has sued East Hampton Town and Thomas Baker, a town fire marshal, for $2 million in damages.

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  • A group called Montauk Locals is urging concerned residents to gather at the Montauk Firehouse at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to greet the East Hampton Town Board, which will be having a 10 a.m. meeting there.
  • 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."