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  • East Hampton Town
    Push for Airport Noise Complaints

    With the summer season under way at East Hampton Airport, the Quiet Skies Coalition issued a press release this week urging “aircraft-noise-affected residents” to log complaints by calling the aircraft noise complaint line at 800-476-4817, or posting complaints online at plane­noise.com/khto.

  • Kosher Menu
    Kim Kushner, a cookbook author, will sign copies of her book, “The Modern Menu,” and demonstrate how to prepare a recipe from it at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor on Sunday. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served, and the book, which was voted the best new kosher cookbook of 2013 by JoyofKosher.com, will be available for purchase. Reservations have been suggested.

  • The East Hampton Airport could be self-sustaining without Federal Aviation Administration dollars, with enough income over the next five years to take on additional debt for repairs, an airport finance subcommittee has told the East Hampton Town Board.
  • New electric transmission lines in East Hampton are needed to “ensure reliability of the electric system,” the State Department of Public Service has concluded following its review of projects here and in North Hempstead.
  •     A consultant’s assertion that East Hampton Town has nothing to gain by fixing and reopening its scavenger waste treatment plant, which has been offline since 2012 and used solely as a transfer station, went unchallenged at a hearing held by the town board last week.

  •     Taxi drivers in East Hampton Town will be fingerprinted and checked for criminal convictions under a new law passed last Thursday.

        Before being issued a town taxi license, drivers and principals in taxi companies will be vetted by state and town officials.

  •     Early this month, Inda Eaton, a musician with roots in the West who now lives in Springs, sat on a classroom floor among a circle of fourth-graders in Casper, Wyo., talking about the song they had written with her during the school year, which was slated for an official debut later in the week.

  • Revised Hours
        The Beacon, which opened for the season in Sag Harbor last Thursday, has adjusted its hours for the season, and will serve dinner from 6 p.m. on Wednesday through Sunday.

    Farm Shares

  • East Hampton Town could owe more than $330,000 for a study of the Montauk Inlet by the Army Corps of Engineers — a hefty bill of which town officials were unaware but which recently came to light as part of a lawsuit against the town and the Army Corps
  • Sculptures created after bombing over Lockerbie offered as gift to the town

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