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  • A joint venture of Orsted and the Connecticut company Eversource was among four respondents submitting 18 proposals to New York State’s first offshore wind energy solicitation.
  • Several residents insisted on Tuesday that the East Hampton Town Board pause further planning for the hamlet’s future until there is additional discussion and study.
  • Full slate approved by nominating committee; Republicans to meet on Saturday to choose theirs.
  • Support for a ban on the intentional release of balloons has grown quickly in the Town of East Hampton since a town trustee first drew attention to their impact on marine wildlife, and last Thursday the town board unanimously passed a law against it.
  • By a 3-to-2 vote that was marked by sharp disagreement, the East Hampton Town Board authorized an agreement with Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind last Thursday that will allow it to conduct archaeological and soil tests along a proposed cable route in Wainscott.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to expand the town’s community oyster garden program to Napeague Harbor.
  • Assemblyman Fred Thiele, who withdrew his support for the South Fork Wind Farm last month citing problems including the developer’s “bait and switch” tactics, commented Monday on an apology from Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind.
  • Residents of Lazy Point in Amagansett, who own their houses but rent the underlying land from the East Hampton Town Trustees, may soon see a dramatic change to the tenant-landlord agreement.
  • The East Hampton Town Board, which has already agreed to require residents to obtain new permit stickers for parking and driving on beaches, discussed the plan’s details at its meeting on Tuesday.
  • The East Hampton Town Republican Committee, which screened candidates for supervisor, town board, and other elected positions last weekend, will hold additional screenings on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.

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