Debate pluses, minuses of sprawl vs. housing
“We are talking about people who are in need of places to live. This is what my support is for,” said Bonnie Cannon, the chairwoman of the Southampton Town Housing Authority, at a hearing on the Bridgehampton Gateway project. Taylor K. Vecsey
Christiana McPherson, a social worker, said she supported the planned development district at the Bridgehampton Gateway because the need for affordable housing for gainfully employed professionals is so dire.Taylor K. Vecsey

Property owners agree to limit patrons
As part of a settlement that owners of the Cyril’s property agreed to with the Town of East Hampton, the roadside bar at the popular Napeague spot is to be removed. David E. Rattray
Christopher Kelley is representing the Cyril’s property owners. Cyril Fitzsimons has his own attorney. T.E. McMorrow
David E. Rattray

Alexander Peters of Amagansett, who raised questions about East Hampton Town’s rental registry before it became law, listed his property yesterday with the town Building Department with the help of Evelyn Calderon. Morgan McGivern

Tom Dwyer, a geologist who works for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, showed aerial photos of the East End, including Plum Island, to children from John M. Marshall Elementary School during a 2015 field trip to the island. Christine Sampson

New initiatives take on a pressing problem: the nitrogen from septic waste
County Legislator Bridget Fleming, center, was among the officials who support County Executive Steve Bellone’s proposal for a referendum to tax water bills to create a water pollution abatement fund. Suffolk County Executive’s Office

Napeague data may solve mystery, aid restoration

The size of a house in the village will now be tied to the size of the property

In addition to designating the beach private, the sign asserts a prohibition on vehicles, driving, fires, and fishing.
The East Hampton Town Trustees say that the sign on the beach at Barnes Landing in Amagansett is misleading. The area below the high-water line is public land, the trustees say, and fishing is therefore an allowable activity. Morgan McGivern