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When Catherine Mottola-King erected a Little Free Library on her front lawn she didn’t expect the overwhelming response she got after announcing it on Facebook.
With the annual influx of summer renters about to begin, East Hampton Town’s Ordinance Enforcement Division is cracking down on homeowners who would disregard the zoning-based laws that prohibit shared houses.
The Village of Sag Harbor is in the midst of a building boom. Houses in its historic district are being knocked down or added on to, their character altered. Residents have taken notice and are asking for changes in the village code.

The Bridgehampton Fire Department released photographs from Sunday's blaze that destroyed a storage barn in Water Mill.
An early morning fire tore through a barn north of Water Mill on Sunday. There were no reports of injuries.
East Hampton firefighters were called to a house on Accabonac Road when it filled with smoke on Saturday morning just after 7:30.
The 29-year-old man who police say murdered his wife before taking his own life at their house in Mastic Beach Thursday was a Bridgehampton native, Wayne Street. His wife, Jenni Lee Street, 28, worked at Southampton Hospital.
A wake will be held and a Mass will be said for the 19-year-old college student on Sunday in East Hampton.
East Hampton Town police officers saved the lives of three people last week when they responded to very different medical emergencies.