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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.
  • A research project to test an alternative bait in Long Island bays could result in almost 100,000 fewer horseshoe crabs harvested, which would significantly bolster the breeding population, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday.
  • Residents of the Tuthill Road Association have launched a GoFundMe campaign that they say is necessary to protect the neighborhood’s character and quality of life from activities associated with Duryea’s Lobster Deck, purchased in 2014 by Marc Rowan.
  • In an effort to provide more affordable housing for year-round residents, the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday introduced a proposal to change minimum lot area requirements for detached affordable accessory structures.
  • A long-held plan to improve the westbound bus stop in Amagansett recently came to fruition when a flat brick surface was installed on Main Street in front of Gansett Green Manor. Two new benches accommodate waiting passengers.
  • The Public Integrity Bureau of the Suffolk County district attorney's office has been notified of apparent electronic eavesdropping at the East Hampton Town Trustees' office in Amagansett.
  • The arguments turned to the metaphysical on Tuesday when members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife implored the East Hampton Town Board to ban hunting on one weekend day, with several speakers referring to the spiritual and healing qualities of nature.
  • The East Hampton Town Board is poised to adopt a resolution supporting the goals of proposed New York State legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.
  • East Hampton Town’s Energy Sustainability and Resiliency Committee is urging the town to aggressively pursue community choice aggregation and battery storage to meet its goals to fully transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources across all sectors.
  • Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot has lost a bid to force an Independence Party primary election against County Legislator Bridget Fleming ahead of the Nov. 5 election in Suffolk’s Second Legislative District.

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