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  • Plans for the immediate future of East Hampton Town’s septic waste treatment plant were outlined at a public board meeting on Tuesday.
  • A $65.6 million East Hampton Town budget for 2012, up from almost $64 million last year, was the subject of a hearing before the town board last Thursday night.
  • The East Hampton Town Board agreed Tuesday to put the word out publicly that seven town-owned office condominium units at the Pantigo Place complex in East Hampton are for sale.
  •     At Food and Co. in East Hampton, Pasquale Langella, who prepared his Italian cuisine, including homemade mozzarella, there, has departed, but the takeout shop is still serving pizzas and Tuscan-inspired prepared foods. Items include organic chickens roasted on a wood fire and local vegetable dishes, including a layered eggplant parmesan. The shop has new hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday through Sunday. It is closed on Monday and Tuesday.

    Taste, Wine, and Dine

  • Starting at just before 9:30 p.m., results rolled in from various election districts, and the tallies quickly showed that the Democrats’ two town board candidates, Sylvia Overby and Peter Van Scoyoc, were top vote-getters.
  • The Sherrill farmhouse and acreage, owned by the same family since 1792, is an excellent site for an East Hampton history center, Prudence Carabine believes.
  • Even when dark falls early and the wind off “the End” can make a visit to Montauk feel forbidding, there are still lots of reasons to head east — the Shagwong among them.
  • A hearing will be held next Thursday night on the 2012 budget for East Hampton Town, which calls for $65.6 million of spending next year.
  • Spring Close restaurant in East Hampton has some new additions to draw visitors to its dining tables and hospitable bar. A pub menu has been added, as well as a new lunch menu and new items on the dinner menu. The wood-fired oven is being put to use every day to make thin-crust pizzas. Running the kitchen now at Spring Close is Justin Hoke, a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology Culinary School, who worked at Le Bec Fin, a five-star restaurant in Philadelphia.
  • Several rounds of cutting are reflected in East Hampton Town’s tentative budget for 2012

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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."