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

The negotiated agreement is described in a memo to the planning board
Cyril's Fish House, which has been a traffic-stopping hot spot, has agreed to limit the number of customers at the road-side bar and restaurant at one time. David E. Rattray

A “full steam ahead” plan
Montauk’s Second House, built to house one of the keepers of stock that once grazed surrounding pastureland, will undergo a historically accurate restoration. Janis Hewitt

A state-designated “climate smart community”
East Hampton Town Hall Christine Sampson