Villages

Michael Sendlenski, East Hampton Town attorney, Ann Glennon, the town’s principal building inspector, and Betsy Bambrick, director of ordinance enforcement, shared some of the ins and outs of the town’s new rental regisitry law. Janis Hewitt

The ecological health of East Hampton’s waterways, including the algal blooms that have degraded some in recent years, will be detailed in a presentation on April 18 at Town Hall. Morgan McGivern

Village officials continue to eye the site for a park
Greystone Development purchased 2 West Water Street in Sag Harbor Village for $4.94 million Taylor K. Vecsey
A rendering of the condominium-design planned for 1, 3, and 5 Ferry Road and 2 West Water Street in Sag Harbor Village.Greystone Development

A kinetic sculpture, created by Steve Zaluski, outside of the new Mannix Studio of Art in East Hampton Village apparently needed approval from the Village Design Review Board. Durell Godfrey

A fund-raising effort is under way to help the Walter family with expenses related to Monica Walter's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Walter Family Photo

Youth of Malawi is seeking books for children and adults, which can be dropped off outside the East Hampton Cinema on Saturday afternoon. Courtesy of Youth of Malawi

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation rescued a male harbor seal found stranded in Montauk in December. It will be released on Sunday. Riverhead Foundation

Homeowners told to drain standing water
It is incumbent on property owners to be proactive, particularly to prevent and eliminate standing water. Matthew Charron

Prolific professor and historian
Mark Naison, a professor of African-American studies at Fordham University in the Bronx who lives part-time in Springs, recently finished writing his seventh book, “Before the Fires: An Oral History of African-American Life in the Bronx from the 1930s to the 1960s.” Durell Godfrey

Jackie Bitonti, the Montauk children’s librarian, Denise DiPaolo, the director, and Joan Lycke, the president of the library’s board, are excited about the library’s new status as a Family Place library. Janis Hewitt