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  • Auditors who have completed a review of East Hampton Town’s financial status and practices for 2015 strongly complimented town officials when presenting their report on Tuesday.
  • An East Hampton Town-appointed committee on airport planning and its noise subcommittee have reconvened as an independent advisory group that hopes to engage the public in debate about the airport.
  • Some big food events of the summer are almost here. Dan’s Taste of Summer’s GrillHampton, a Taste of Two Forks, and the James Beard Foundation’s Chefs and Champagne, are among the many exciting happenings.
  • The announcement Monday of an intimate concert by Coldplay on Aug. 7 at a "secret location" was accompanied by a poster picturing the band in front of a structure that appears to be the Montauk Lighthouse.
  • A house believed to be the only surviving 19th century dwelling of a member of the Montaukett tribe is slated for designation as a historic landmark, after a public hearing on the proposal next Thursday.
  • If approved, the referendum would authorize the use of 20 percent of the revenues coming in to the community preservation fund for water quality improvements..
  • The Great Bonac Fireworks Show is set for Saturday night, with a top-drawer display to be shot off by Fireworks by Grucci over Three Mile Harbor just after dark.
  • East Hampton Town

    Airport Parking

    With the institution in the coming days of paid parking at East Hampton Airport, Hertz and Enterprise, the car rental companies based at the airport, have agreed to lease the spaces they need.

  • Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett will be the site of the Peconic Land Trust’s annual outdoor supper. The event will be held on Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. Slow Food East End has organized a summertime potluck “snail supper” to be held on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Judith Axelrod’s house along the bay in Sag Harbor.
  • A long-awaited description of projects the Army Corps of Engineers proposes to undertake excludes Montauk from the numerous south shore beaches where full restoration is planned.

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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.