East Hampton Village yields to tradesmen's concerns, but moves ahead with new rules too
East Hampton Village had considered prohibiting construction before 9 a.m., for noise reasons, but, heeding contractors' concerns, decided to continue to allow a 7 a.m. start. Durell Godfrey

Jeff T. Blau is hoping to create a three-house compound on his land on Wainscott Pond. T.E. McMorrow