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  • (04/29/2010) A paintball tournament scheduled for Saturday at an East Hampton Town nature preserve has been canceled, but not before causing consternation and questions about whether such an activity is allowed on preserves and why its environmental impact had not been fully considered. The tournament, which was to have been a charity fund-raiser, was organized by the East Hampton Village Police Benevolent Association.

  • (June 10, 2010) While concern about how East Hampton Town has used the millions that have flowed into its community preservation fund over the last decade — a dedicated fund earmarked only for land and historic preservation — has focused largely on the years in which former Supervisor Bill McGintee was in charge, when misuse of the fund resulted in charges against Mr.

  •     Colin Ambrose, the chef and owner of Estia’s Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor, will present the next program of “Cooking With East End Chefs” at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor on Wednesday. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Mr. Ambrose will prepare roasted squash salad, striped bass, and cafe con leche flan, and will discuss his use of East End produce and goods. The requested donation for the event is $30. Wine will be served. Those interested have been asked to call to reserve a place. Payment can be made at the door.

  • (Aug. 26, 2010) Before the East Hampton Town Board moves ahead with impending employee layoffs, some of which are expected to be unavoidable as part of a response to an approximately $31 million budget deficit, town employees will have an opportunity to join a state retirement incentive program, which was approved by the board at a meeting last Thursday.

  • With conditional approval by the FAA, the installation of an air traffic control tower for East Hampton Airport can proceed
  • An audit of the East Hampton Town Human Services Department has turned up numerous instances in which supervision and records were lacking.
  •     The Springs Farmers Market continues post-Labor Day each Saturday morning at the Ashawagh Hall green, at the junction of Fireplace Road and Old Stone Highway.
        The market offers vegetables from five different farms, plus specialty mushrooms, cheeses, breads and other baked goods, jam, flowers, homemade dog treats, pickles, coffee, and seafood.

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  • The air in East Hampton was redolent this week of freshly cut green wood and exhaust from generators as residents began cleaning up.
  • Power will be restored to 90 percent of the customers without it by late tomorrow.
  • Homeowners whose properties were damaged during the weekend’s storm received good news.

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