Newtown Lane in East Hampton was filled with visitors last year during a first-ever street fair. The fair will return on May 12. Durell Godfrey

Complaints about deer fences, such as one recently installed on Town Line Road in Wainscott, and changes to the way permit requests for them are handled, dominated discussion at an East Hampton Town Board meeting last Thursday. David E. Rattray

Signs of spring have been filtering through the stormy air
The eastern bluebird has been making a comeback on the East End since the late 1980s, and their appearance this month is another sign of the coming of spring. Karl Nilsen

Voters arrived at Springs School Tuesday afternoon to cast their ballots on funding for a $22.96 million expansion. Durell Godfrey

A Springs School hallway during a recent weekend activity. David E. Rattray

Representative Lee Zeldin and other officials mingled with constituents and colleagues before the hearing began. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. can be seen to the right of Mr. Zeldin. Jennifer Landes
Kate MacGregor, the deputy assistant secretary for land and minerals management at the Department of the Interior, listened to public comment for two hours before leaving the meeting to another department representative.Jennifer Landes
Colleen Henn, who is from East Hampton, represented the Surfrider Foundation of New York City, Central Long Island, and Eastern Long Island at the hearing.Jennifer Landes