Government



Divide emerges over plan to limit house sizes

Old guard says ‘no way’ to surf lessons in break
Surfing lesson operators have been criticized for taking too much space at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk, like these vans used by the Corey's Wave company, and creating havoc in the water, as well as making aggressive sales pitches to passers-by. Debbie Kuntz

Hillary Clinton will be on hand for fund-raisers from Aug. 28 through 30, including a late-night concert by the singer Jimmy Buffett. Durell Godfrey

Water pollution a target in 20-year extension slated for November ballot
Kevin McDonald of the Nature Conservancy voiced his support for the community preservation fund water quality improvement initiative at a hearing last week. Morgan McGivern
Alec Baldwin agreed with more than two dozen speakers who endorsed a proposal to use some of the community preservation land fund to protect water quality. Morgan McGivern

Environmental focus suggested for ‘dormant’ harbor management committee


Real-time air-traffic information beats 10-minute lag, airport activists say
Planes overhead can be tracked using one of several online systems. Access to information compiled by the East Hampton Town Airport, and a link to lodge a complaint, is provided by one system. Durell Godfrey