Guestwords by State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.

Stuart Z. Cohen from Environmental and Turf Services spoke to a crowd on Friday about the results of water tests conducted at the Sand Land mine. Hilary Thayer Hamann

Region won’t sit by as ‘others ruin our coastline’
Colleen Henn, who is from East Hampton, represented the Surfrider Foundation of New York City, Central Long Island, and Eastern Long Island at a hearing on Friday on a plan to open waters off the Atlantic Coast to offshore oil and gas exploration. Jennifer Landes

Public water is likely, but point-of-entry treatment systems may come first

Norbin Hernandez-Zuniga is accused of burglary and grand larceny in Sag Harbor. T.E. McMorrow

There is plenty of space for prekindergartners to share a lunch period with kindergartners when the younger students are brought into the John M. Marshall Elementary School building next year, the principal said. Hilary Thayer Hamann

Newtown Lane in East Hampton was filled with visitors last year during a first-ever street fair. The fair will return on May 12. Durell Godfrey

Complaints about deer fences, such as one recently installed on Town Line Road in Wainscott, and changes to the way permit requests for them are handled, dominated discussion at an East Hampton Town Board meeting last Thursday. David E. Rattray