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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

Vacant stores will be required to put a display in the window if a new law in East Hampton Village is passed.
Vacant store in East Hampton Village
Vacant stores like this one will be required to put a display in the window if a new law in East Hampton Village is passed. Morgan McGivern

Most kids vaccinated, but many adults are not

Ditch Witch stays, Dune Doggie bows out
Ditch Witch, appears poised to remain in her traditional spot at Otis Road near Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk Morgan McGivern

Disparate appraisals; 630 want town not to sell

Urge no on pool and spa and two-story house
small cottage on Wyandanch Lane in Beach Hampton
The owner of this small cottage on Wyandanch Lane in Beach Hampton is seeking to add on a second floor despite being restricted by East Hampton Town’s strict “pyramid” law. T.E. McMorrow

Two administrators, teachers, some sports, and a middle school play will go