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More swimmers may mean coughing, rashes
The director of the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter said recently that because of heavy pool use upgrades to the facility’s water filtration and ventilation should be undertaken. Jack Graves

Engineers suggest a look at private septic systems, as well as town plant
East Hampton Town’s scavenger waste treatment facility (seen above in August) has been operating only as a wastewater transfer station since early this year. Matthew Sprung

Village may say one dwelling per lot is enough

Pondside restaurant hopes to add outdoor dining
The owners of the South Edgemere Street restaurant, East by Northeast, want to move 48 of its 180 seats, all of them indoors, to an outside patio. Morgan McGivern

‘When you plan as a group, you think of everybody,’ police captain says
The interior of the East Hampton Village Police Department's emergency communications van Morgan McGivern

Photo essay by Lindsay Morris, text by Zachary Lazar
Photo Essay by Lindsay Morris
Parents reassured after Sandy Hook shootings
At its Tuesday meeting the East Hampton Board of Education heard about emergency preparations and procedures for the district’s three school buildings. David E. Rattray

Billionaire’s wall must go, else division fails

Fear hasty post-storm work may harm public beaches
No new “hard structures” to prevent coastal erosion, such as jetties or groins, may be placed on ocean shores, because of their deleterious effect on neighboring stretches of beach. In other areas, existing erosion-control devices may be repaired, but no new ones installed. Morgan McGivern

Montauk Rugby Club lends brawn and skills in Sandy-ravaged Rockaways
Coach Rich Brierley, far left, and players Nicholas Lawler, Ryan Borowsky, and Nick Finazzo stopped by the home of Melissa Ann Mitchell, at right, to pick up letters of support for residents of the Rockaways. Carrie Ann Salvi