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Skepticism on proposed limits despite an increase in four-wheel traffic
A resident of Springs told the East Hampton Town Trustees that the small beach just inside Three Mile Harbor is dangerously crowded with vehicles on some summer days. Durell Godfrey

After Carol Konner, the principal owner of the Montauk Highway properties that the town wanted to handle as a planned development district, withdrew her support, the town board withdrew the application. Doug Kuntz

Lawyer says the town violated Fair Housing Act
East Hampton Town contends that the Dunes needs a special permit to operate an in-house treatment center in a residential neighborhood. Its lawyer disagrees. Morgan McGivern

Beth Doyle, left, the principal at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, said she is looking forward to working with Russell Morgan, right, the newly appointed assistant principal. Christine Sampson

Plantings for substation, and for train station
Contemplating prospective landscaping at the PSEG-Long Island electric substation in Amagansett Saturday were, from left, Michael Cinque of the Amagansett Village Improvement Society, Bob Parkinson, PSEG project manager, and Victor Gelb, Cathy Peacock, and Joan Tulp of A.V.I.S. Irene Silverman
The Long Island Power Authority’s latest plan for its Amagansett substation, which is managed by PSEG-LI, features a “naturalistic” mix of trees and shrubs native to the East End. Landscaping is expected to begin in the fall.

Say man was working out of car in bar parking lot

It’s no coincidence that Ted Williams, arguably baseball’s greatest hitter, was also a gifted fly caster
Bob Johnson of Sag Harbor caught a 12.8-pound fluke off Shelter Island last week. Tight Lines Tackle

East Hampton Village will once again have a bookstore
BookHampton, revamped and under new ownership, will be open seven days a week starting on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

The Montauk School was well represented in the Long Island Science Congress this year. Pictured from left to right are Todd Brunn, a Montauk School sixth-grade teacher who served as a judge in the contest, Lea Mancini, Lucia Ibrahim, Iza Sessler, Sophia Botero, Samantha Prince, and Kendall Stedman, Joe Malave, the Montauk School science teacher, and Nolan King and Thomas Desmond.