Sag Harbor is proposing steeper permit fees for construction projects and any other impediments to sidewalks and parking spaces. Durell Godfrey

Ben Krupinski, the builder who donated his services for the renovation of the Ladies Village Improvement Society’s shops, celebrated the project’s completion on March 2. Durell Godfrey

Members of the 5th Army Corps posed for a photograph in Montauk, with supperware in hand.

Lee H. Skolnick, left, one of the architects for the renovation, talked with Ben Krupinski, whose construction firm donated the work, at a sneak preview on March 2. Durell Godfrey
What was once part of the Bargain Books shops is now given over to decorative housewares and knickknacks Durell Godfrey
Paul Vogel was an early customer on opening day at the Bargain Box last week.Durell Godfrey
Anne Thomas, right, the president of the L.V.I.S., showed local officials, including East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the refurbished space.Durell Godfrey
Ready for springDurell Godfrey

New owners’ associates insist preservation is aim
Grey Gardens, the East Hampton Village house made famous in the documentary film of the same name, has changed hands again, and work is being done to shore up and improve the structure. Jamie Buffalino

Large outdoor events could be drastically limited in East Hampton Village if a code revision under consideration is enacted.

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

Whether you travel by road or rail, change is afoot in East Hampton Village. The tangle of gravel and traffic cones at the intersection of Route 114 and Buell and Toilsome Lanes should become a completed roundabout by Memorial Day. Durell Godfrey
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has begun preliminary work on a project to raise the railroad trestles over North Main Street and Accabonac Road. Durell Godfrey

Sag Harbor's Sen restaurant and the building that houses it have had a top-to-bottom renovation. It is expected to reopen in June at the earliest. Jamie Buffalino