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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.
  • Registered Democrats in the First Congressional District will go to polling stations on Tuesday to choose a candidate to face Representative Lee Zeldin in the Nov. 6 general election. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday.
  • As part of an effort to remediate the harmful algae that have regularly bloomed in Three Mile Harbor since the 1980s, the chairman of the town’s water quality technical advisory committee recommended on Tuesday that the town board pursue several mitigation measures.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees, who assert jurisdiction over most of the town’s beaches, bottomlands, and waterways, are apparently divided as to whether or not to grant a lease to Deepwater Wind to land the transmission cable of the proposed South Fork Wind Farm under the ocean beach at the end of Beach Lane in Wainscott.
  • Residents of Amagansett and members of its citizens advisory committee chided the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday over its June 7 vote to allow the East Hampton Library’s annual Authors Night fund-raiser and children’s fair to be held at 555 Montauk Highway, an open field the town bought using the community preservation fund in 2014.
  • The East Hampton Town Board will hold a hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on proposed parking restrictions at the lots serving the popular Ditch Plain ocean beach in Montauk.
  • Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski has endorsed Kate Browning, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin.
  • Concerned Citizens of Montauk has announced a series of talks in its ongoing effort to engage with and educate the community about the environmental challenges facing the hamlet.
  • The East Hampton Town Board voted on Tuesday to extend by six months a moratorium on development in Wainscott. The moratorium, enacted in November 2016, applies to propertry zoned for central business or commercial-industrial use and to residential parcels being used for nonresidential purposes.
  • East Hampton Village Hall, the historic Beecher-Hand House, needs renovation and repair, a consultant told the village board at a work session last Thursday.

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