Representative Nydia Velazquez, center, was visited by, from left, Amanda Moore, Sommyr Pochan, Matt Gove, Nikita Scott, Joanna Malaczynski, Nicole Delma, and Jesse Spooner of the Surfrider Foundation. The group traveled to Washington last month to lobby for measures to protect the oceans and coastal areas.

But Sanders is winning organizational race
Trump supporters may not be gathering for get-out-the-vote events, but they are here. Above, bar patron wore cap bearing Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again." Levi Shaw-Faber

Bowing to criticism, Southampton may look to downsize mixed-use development
Bonnie Verbitsky of Bridgehampton Action Now, a group that formed in opposition to the Bridgehampton gateway project, spoke of environmental and traffic concerns at a hearing Tuesday night before the Southampton Town Board. Taylor K. Vecsey
A proposal for the properties across the street from the Bridgehampton Commons is different from most other planned development districts in that it was the town, not the developer, that initiated it.David E. Rattray

To consider ‘coastal resiliency’ over long term
Georgica Pond in East Hampton, which has remained open to the ocean for much of February, will increasingly be inundated as sea level rises. Morgan McGivern

Endorsed two projects aimed at restoring Georgica Pond to health
Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University sought and received the East Hampton Town Trustees’ endorsement of a proposal to remove macroalgae from Georgica Pond. Christopher Walsh