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Existing wells would fill reservoir, to make watering golf course easier
A new pond and pump house proposed at the Maidstone Club, plus a new irrigation system, have some wondering about impacts on Hook Pond. Durell Godfrey

Bowing to pressure, board agrees to alley appraisal

Reduction in number of charges could lead to swift resolution for the club
The Surf Lodge’s legal troubles may be ending as a new summer season approaches.
The Surf Lodge’s legal troubles may be ending as a new summer season approaches. T.E. McMorrow

East Hampton hires Burns; Springs has three finalists

An aviation attorney spoke to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday about how restrictions designed to limit aircraft noise might be implemented at East Hampton Airport. Morgan McGivern

Pre-K to stay, Project MOST funding to go

150 Montaukers signed petition supporting new owners’ plans for hotel
The grounds of the former Ronjo motel in Montauk (shaded area) are bisected by a narrow strip of town land that had been laid out as an alleyway long ago.

Village will issue disability reminders to businesses

Doing all she can for her beloved hamlet
Joan Tulp with a furry friend
Joan Tulp with a furry friend in her Gansett Lane living room. Morgan McGivern

Village gung ho on pilot program, but some say whole thing seems rushed
John Healy, left, who worked to block a Sag Harbor ferry in the past, said that the end of the village’s Main Street already “doesn’t work.” Sag Harbor Police Chief Tom Fabiano, center, commended the village board on taking a chance, but advised the trustees to limit the number of ferries. John Costello, right, a Greenport resident who had been involved with a passenger ferry from Sag Harbor from Greenport in the 1970s, said, “Try it.” Carrie Ann Salvi photos