Villages

If it’s Earth Day, it’s time for citizens with gloved hands and comfortable shoes to prowl the South Fork sands in search of garbage.
Barring any last-ditch efforts to save it, the dilapidated house at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor may soon meet its end. The village board voted Tuesday night to accept the building inspector’s recommendation that the time has come to demolish the building.
Shortly after the sculpture by Steve Zaluski was erected outside the new Mannix Studio of Art, code enforcement officials informed Karyn Mannix, an East Hampton artist and gallerist, that if she did not remove it she would face a fine.
Parking remained a sticking point as the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals continued on Friday to review an application from owners of the property at 52, 54, 56, and 58 McGuirk Street.
The Tom Twomey Series of programs will begin on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the East Hampton Library.
In a brief and quiet work session last Thursday, the East Hampton Village Board designated the Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street as the polling place for the June 21 village election.
Compared with previous Sag Harbor Village Board meetings and discussions of the proposed residential zoning code revisions in the village, Tuesday night’s hearing was relatively quick and calm.
Fred W. Thiele Jr. stepped down Monday from his post as the Sag Harbor Village attorney, just days after Rich Warren, a longtime village consultant, gave notice that he will leave at the end of the 2015-16 fiscal year in May.
The East Hampton Village Design Review Board ruled on Wednesday that a silver sculpture situated outside the new Mannix Studio of Art on Gingerbread Lane must be removed.