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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.
  • Last fall, Alfredo Merat, performed “Brel by Alfredo,” where he sang and spoke about Jacques Brel’s life. He is now working on a theatrical event based on the experience.
  • Collaboration across artistic disciplines is a tricky endeavor. How does an artist paint a sound, or a musician play a color?
  • Technical aspects and proximity to the Long Island Power Authority’s substation on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton make Beach Lane in Wainscott an excellent potential landing site for the transmission cable that would run from the proposed offshore South Fork Wind Farm, officials said.
  • A celebrated, if unusual, component of East Hampton’s history will be dispersed, one piece at a time, starting Friday at 10 a.m. when an estate sale is held at Grey Gardens.
  • The bay scallop population in town waterways has experienced a modest rebound after two consecutive years that were assessed as “not great,” “bleak,” “very bad,” and “horrible.”
  • A small but important component of East Hampton Town’s transition to renewable energy will be detailed at Town Hall during a meeting of the town board’s energy sustainability advisory committee on Monday at 5 p.m.
  • Nearly four out of five respondents to a questionnaire mailed to East Hampton Village residents in June would favor a lethal approach to deer management, according to the results of the survey announced at the village board’s work session last Thursday.
  • Preparations are well underway to return the historical Dominy clock and woodworking shops, which date to the late 18th century, to their original location on North Main Street in East Hampton Village.
  • High hopes for the Republicans’ slate of candidates for town trustee were also dashed as Democratic incumbents and first-time candidates alike posted surprisingly strong vote totals.

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