Villages

Lovers of clams and clam competitions take note: The East Hampton Town Trustees will host their annual Largest Clam Contest on Oct. 2 at noon at the Donald Lamb Building on Bluff Road in Amagansett.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District and Bridgehampton and Saga­ponack School Districts will decide the fate of the proposed 2017 budgets for the John Jermain Memorial Library and Hampton Library, respectively, during budget votes coming up in the next week.
The East Hampton Library’s 2017 budget, a $2.46 million spending plan that includes a 6.9-percent year-over-year spending increase, passed Saturday with a final tally of 93 to 16.
The Suffolk County Health Department announced on Friday that a cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, bloom has been confirmed at Big Reed Pond in Montauk.
At the green by Town Pond work has begun on construction of a new drainage course that is meant to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff before they reach Hook and Town Ponds.
The resurfacing of Route 114 between Main Street and Stephen Hand's Path in East Hampton is set to begin in October and will be finished by the end of November, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.
The amendments, adopted over fierce opposition, set formulas for allowable floor area and lot coverage on residential parcels larger than one acre, basically reducing the maximum allowable.
The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals appears likely to grant a variance allowing the owner of adjacent properties to construct a tennis court, retaining wall, and steps on a parcel that does not have a principal building, which the village code requires.
The Sag Harbor Village Board will allow two houses larger than 4,000 square feet to move forward in the planning process, members decided on Tuesday night.