Councilwoman cites ‘unintended consequences’
Plans for a summertime weekend helicopter ban at East Hampton Airport have been dropped due to concerns about a consequent increase in traffic at other South Fork landing sites. Durell Godfrey

In school gardens, academic concepts take root while tending the soil
Hailey London, right, led kindergarten students in a lesson on planting and watering in the Springs School greenhouse. Ms. London is the school’s greenhouse manager and garden educator. Christine Sampson

Judge lifts stop-work order at Amagansett substation
Work can continue at PSEG-Long Island’s Amagansett substation, clearing the way for use of new high-voltage electric transmission lines, after a judge ruled against East Hampton Town’s contention that the utility must follow town zoning regulations. Morgan McGivern

Town and school district continue to dispute impact of proposed complex

Lieutenant Thomas Grenci Jr. has taken over as the East Hampton Town Police Department’s Montauk Precinct commander. He said he would welcome residents to visit him in his new office. Janis Hewitt

Durell Godfrey

The scene outside the construction site at 45 Summerfield Lane in Water Mill on Tuesday afternoon while firefighters worked to free a man trapped by dirt that collapsed on him.

Joanne Pilgrim