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  • Due to a clerical error, the East Hampton Town Trustees canceled a special meeting scheduled for last evening to discuss revising the terms of leases to tenants on trustee land at Lazy Point in Amagansett.
  • The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals will consider a controversial construction project in Montauk’s Hither Hills neighborhood when it meets on March 19 and 26, one that its critics say will set a dangerous precedent if completed according to plans.
  • The East Hampton Independence Party has chosen David Gruber, who lost a primary Democratic challenge to Councilman David Lys last year, as its 2019 candidate for town supervisor, and Bonnie Brady and Betsy Bambrick its candidates for town board.
  • With the enthusiastic endorsement of their lessees, the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday moved nearer to codifying a significant change in the terms for the lots at Lazy Point, Amagansett, where residents own their houses but lease the underlying land.
  • The East Hampton Town Board has scheduled a public hearing next Thursday at which comment for or against an amendment to the town code that would require residents to obtain new permit stickers for parking and driving on beaches will be heard.
  • Members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife, asserting that residents are unsafe in the woods during hunting season, are asking the East Hampton Town Board to institute a ban on hunting on one weekend day.
  • Simmering tension on the East Hampton Town Board erupted last Thursday during a discussion about the town’s settlement with Marc Rowan, the billionaire who bought Duryea’s fish market in Montauk in 2014.
  • Denny Laine, a rock veteran whose voice adorns an enduring hit from the 1960s and who performed with Paul McCartney throughout the ’70s, will play on Saturday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
  • PSEG Long Island, which manages the electrical grid on behalf of the Long Island Power Authority, has scheduled a workshop at which it will present information on the planned relocation of the LIPA substation on Industrial Road in Montauk.
  • The East Hampton Town Republican Committee’s top candidates for 2019, announced at its nominating convention on Saturday, are political newcomers but no strangers to Town Hall. Filling out the ticket are candidates of diverse political persuasions including incumbents who won election as Democrats and others aligned with the group known as the East Hampton Reform Democrats.

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