Sara Davison of the Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation told the East Hampton Town Trustees that several truckloads of macroalgae have been removed from the pond as part of the group’s effort to combat the harmful algae that has bloomed in the last several summers. Christopher Walsh

Morgan McGivern

T.E. McMorrow

Fear increased traffic a­t Wainscott tennis club

A patented and slick-looking stainless steel casting device that uses compressed air to launch rigged bait
Anni Spacek, 13, caught a nine-pound fluke by the Shagwong buoy this week. Peter Spacek

She will replace Ruth Appelhof on Sept. 1
Andrea Grover Sunny Khalsa

Owner seeks 7,000-square-foot exemption
Christy Ferer hopes to get a special permit for a 7,000-square-foot house at 10 Cove Road in Sag Harbor, the first of its kind since the village enacted new gross floor area limits. Taylor K. Vecsey

A bucolic span, bought for $1, speaks to Sagaponack Village’s sense of self
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., right, State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, center, and Sagaponack Mayor Don Louchheim after announcing state funding to help rehabilitate the 1932 bridge. Taylor K. Vecsey

Volunteers are being sought to help sell ride tickets and bracelets at a carnival in Bridgehampton this week that will benefit the the Southampton Community Housing and Development Corporation. Durell Godfrey