A 352-foot-long bridge that would be 140 feet north of the existing Dunemere Lane bridge across Hook Pond, and more or less parallel to it, drew sharp questions about preservation of the vista and the pond’s water quality when the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals considered an application from the Maidstone Club on Friday.
The Bridgehampton School has removed a drinking fountain in the boys locker room and replaced faucets in four science laboratory sinks after water tests over the summer came back with lead content results higher than state-allowed limits, according to a report released last week.
After a 911 call in which a neighbor complained that a deer was being kept in a backyard as a pet, the owner of the house was charged with illegally adding four bedrooms, including two in the basement, and with several other code violations.
A decline in revenue from parking despite high attendance at Main Beach and Two Mile Hollow this summer was reported at an East Hampton Village Board work session last Thursday, drawing suggestions about the causes and how to counteract them.
The East Hampton Town Board is considering plans to shift the review of artists’ studios to the town planning board and to make several changes to the zoning code in connection with what happens when a property with an artist’s studio is sold.
With the Nov. 8 election looming, Concerned Citizens of Montauk will host its 46th annual meet the candidates forum on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Montauk School gymnasium. Peter Lowenstein of the group’s board will moderate the forum, which is free and open to the public.
The water fountain in the Amagansett School’s gymnasium tested above New York State’s action level for lead last month, as did the faucets of six sinks, according to a letter from the district addressed to parents, guardians, community members, and staff.
Hunters for Deer, a not-for-profit based in East Quogue that arranges for insured and proficiency-tested bowhunters to hunt deer on private property, challenged a Sag Harbor Village law that prohibits hunting within the village limits after a member of the group was caught bowhunting in the woods behind houses near Oakland Cemetery.
The residents of the Northwest Woods Main Street requested that the name be changed for obvious reasons, such as police, ambulance, and fire department services, but also because visitors and deliveries are inconvenienced by accidentally going to Main Street in East Hampton Village.