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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.
  • East Hampton Town has revoked a license agreement with a helicopter company, filed a complaint with the federal Department of Transportation, and called for an investigation.
  • The Town of East Hampton has announced the upcoming launch of its Energize East Hampton solar and energy savings program. The initiative will launch with an informational booth at the East Hampton Village street fair, happening on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Newtown Lane.
  • The East Hampton Town Board renewed the push to regulate takeoffs and landings at East Hampton Airport at its meeting on Tuesday, as an attorney described the potential ways to restrict, or even ban, aircraft deemed noisy, including helicopters.
  • For a time, Suffolk County was ground zero for immigrant issues, Vivian Viloria-Fisher told the audience at a Democratic congressional candidates forum in January.
  • A 39.2-acre portion of the more than 200-acre Maidstone Club property, which stretches along Dunemere and Old Beach Lanes, was the focus of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday when it reviewed an application for a 676-square-foot “warming hut” where its platform tennis courts and main clubhouse are located.
  • Four months after Ronald Perelman’s sprawling application to legalize numerous zoning-code violations was considered, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday granted most of the billionaire investor and philanthropist’s variance requests for the Creeks, his estate on Georgica Pond.
  • In honor of Earth Day, which is Sunday, the musician Dan Zanes, a onetime rock ’n’ roller who is now the most recognized name in the family-music genre, will give a free concert at 3 p.m. at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.
  • Last Thursday’s deadline to file petitions to be on the ballot in the June 26 Democratic primary election for New York’s First Congressional District has claimed one victim.
  • Judy Carmichael will host the launch of “Swinger! A Jazz Girl’s Adventures From Hollywood to Harlem” on Sunday in Sag Harbor.

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