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  • A beautiful waterfront house on a bluff in Springs may be an unlikely place for a museum, but suspend your disbelief. This is no archive of ancient artifacts nor a paean to priceless paintings. No, this is the Museum of Low Taste, or MOLT, a good-humored and astonishingly expansive assemblage of midcentury kitsch — ceramic figurines, lazy susans, and commemorative items, among other things — a proud and highly concentrated collection that numbers in the thousands.
  • Pat Mansir, a first term East Hampton Town Trustee, resigned on Monday, expressing growing frustration with what she describes as the panel’s dysfunction.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees scored a victory in State Supreme Court this month when a judge denied a request for summary judgment by an East Hampton Village resident who constructed a 166-foot-long rock revetment on the ocean beach in front of her house after her property was damaged during Hurricanes Irene in 2011 and Sandy the following year.
  • A day of films, fun, and conversations about water quality, sustainability, and conservation is set for Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Guild Hall.
  • Two musicians who should be familiar to music fans far and wide will meet on the Southampton Arts Center's stage on Saturday.
  • Thomas Peele, an investigative reporter and a member of East Hampton High School's class of 1979, has won a 2017 Pulitzer Prize in the Breaking News category for coverage of the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, Calif., in which 36 people died.
  • East Hampton has some of the most beautiful and bountiful water bodies on Long Island, and government’s growing attention to water quality remediation is encouraging, but harmful algal blooms continue to foul several waterways due to excessive nitrogen and phosphorus, largely fed by aging or failing septic systems.
  • As expected, the East Hampton Town Republican Committee formally endorsed its 2017 slate of town board candidates at its meeting on April 5. Manny Vilar, a sergeant with the State Parks police, is the party’s candidate for supervisor.

  • The East Hampton Village Board received word that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority may designate the village a “Clean Energy Community.”
  • In a climate marked by uncertainty, rumor, fear, and even paranoia among undocumented immigrants and their supporters, members of the East Hampton Clericus are taking a simple, old-fashioned approach to distributing a positive message.

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