An entry in last year's Bridgehampton Lions Club pumpkin-carving contest Durell Godfrey photos

The faucets in four sinks in the Bridgehampton School's chemistry laboratory, like the one seen here during a Sept. 14 tour of the school, were replaced after initially testing high for lead content. Christine Sampson

Janis Hewitt, who had worked for The Star for 20 years, died Tuesday in a car accident on Montauk Highway in Montauk.
Traffic was shut down on Montauk Highway at Lincoln Road because of a head-on crash near the Montauk transfer station.T.E. McMorrow

Mickey is one of the black cats available for adoption at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. ARF Hamptons
Misty is also available for adoption.ARF Hamptons

Environmental Conservation Officer Katie Jakaub with a young deer that was reportedly found in a Springs yard with a collar on its neck. New York State D.E.C. Officer Emma Carpenter

‘Very nice’ summer at Main, but parking fees decline
A water pollution-trapping project on the Village Green in East Hampton is being modified after it was found to have been improperly designed for the soil condition there. Chris Walsh

Trouble arises when artists sell their work spaces

Most serve good causes; some say they are ‘out of control’ and an ‘eyesore’

Representative Lee Zeldin, a Republican seeking re-election in New York’s First Congressional District, and his opponent, former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, will appear in the event’s first hour