East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni will speak at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Tuesday. Star Staff

Indy Party backs Gruber of Reform Democrats

Chief Sarlo cites five-year low in his report
Accidents in the Town of East Hampton dropped to below 900 for the first time since 2013, though there was a rise in the number of accidents that resulted in injuries. Durell Godfrey

Fashion entrepreneur heading town’s litter committee reflects on ‘labor of love’
Kathleen Kirkwood, chairwoman of East Hampton Town’s Recycling and Litter Committee, spoke about sustainable fashion at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Manhattan last month. Alison Savitch

Legalization eclipses studies of its damage
Danielle Laibowitz, left, and Tanya Rulon-Miller of SAFE in Sag Harbor reviewed some educational materials about substance abuse at the group’s most recent meeting at Pierson High School. Johnette Howard

Z.B.A. says pet business is a legal home occupation
Lori Marsden walking some of the dogs in her care at Sammy's Beach last month Durell Godfrey

Groundbreaking is close; first group of tenants likely to move in by late 2020
Catherine Casey, the executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, displayed a photo of the modular buildings to be constructed for affordable housing in Amagansett. Jamie Bufalino

Adam Shapiro, a founder of East Rock Capital, wants permission to build worker housing, in blue, and a greenhouse on preserved farmland he owns near his house on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton. The East Hampton Star