Government

Opioid epidemic draws anguish, multifaceted solutions at Southampton forum
Among the policymakers who spoke about the fight against the opioid epidemic at a forum in Southampton last week were, from left, Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, and Jim Malatras of the Rockefeller Institute for Government. Suffolk County Executive’s Office


The owners of 33 Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton, at center, want to replace their house with one larger and farther removed from the ocean shoreline. United States Geological Survey





May have repercussions on other home occupations
Lori Marsden has run a doggy day care from her house on Saddle Lane in East Hampton for the last 12 years, but it is in danger of closing after the town building inspector said it was illegal to run such a business out of a residence. Durell Godfrey

Town could pursue curfews, with closure a backup
Helicopter traffic and helicopter noise accounted for the most complaints at East Hampton Airport. Durell Godfrey