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  • Easter Sunday
        Numerous restaurants will offer special meals for Easter Sunday.

  • East Hampton officials drew the line last week at some of the work being done here by PSEG Long Island and issued a stop-work order. PSEG Long Island fights back by seeking restraining order
  • A round-table discussion on agriculture on the East End drew a circle of more than two dozen farmers, legislators, and others to East Hampton Town Hall on Monday
  • The East Hampton Town Board will hold hearings next Thursday on three potential property purchases, including the 19 acres of Amagansett farmland where a luxury housing development had been proposed, as well as on new legislation governing the establishment of chain stores in the town.

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  • Hello Again, Spring
        The expanding list of restaurants reopening for the season rings a few more death knells for the extended winter.

  • Some of East Hampton Town’s efforts to preserve land have taken a new tack lately, honing in on environmentally sensitive or threatened areas and seeking to prevent development or even remove houses
  • A revamp of the laws regarding large gatherings in East Hampton Town is under way in advance of “the season,” when town officials often juggle scores of requests for large fund-raisers, parties, and sporting events.

    Draft legislation that would rescind two existing chapters of the town code and combine their regulations into one new section was developed over the last few months by Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell and John Jilnicki, a town attorney, who reviewed it at a town board meeting on Tuesday.

  • A meeting that was to have happened last week between local officials and representatives of PSEG Long Island did not take place. Its purpose was to discuss the future of the electric utility’s six-mile transmission line project through East Hampton Town.

    According to Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, PSEG has maintained the stance that if East Hampton residents want the new high-tension overhead transmission lines buried, the community must bear the entire cost.

  • East Hampton Town has proposed a $10 million deal to buy nearly all of an Amagansett site where a proposed 79-unit luxury housing development for those 55 and older had been met with a storm of opposition.

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  • A hearing on the purchase of two parcels in Amagansett will be held at East Hampton Town Hall on Thursday night.
  • A ceremony to dedicate a dogwood tree and plaque commemorating Anna Mirabai Lytton, a 14-year old Springs girl who died three years ago after being struck by a car, took place on Wednesday in East Hampton Village.
  • A New York State training program in “citizens’ preparedness,” designed to provide information and tools to help residents prepare for and respond to emergencies and to recover from them as quickly as possible, will be presented on March 22 at the East Hampton Village Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street, from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Consultants who will help East Hampton Town develop plans for the nonresidential areas of each of the town's hamlets will hold meetings next week to hear the public's thoughts and concerns.
  • Plans for future energy generation on the East End to meet growing power needs are on the Long Island Power Authority's agenda, with key decisions to be made this spring, and renewable energy advocates are urging residents to speak out at a LIPA board of trustees meeting on Wednesday.
  • 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.