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Bad Santas cavorted outside the Sag Harbor police station several holiday seasons ago. John Musnicki


Peter Mendelman


Public forums ahead of school’s $365,000 vote

Muddy waters at Hook Pond, as objections arise
The East Hampton Town Trustees are taking a skeptical view of the Maidstone Club’s proposal to construct a bridge that would span a narrow section of Hook Pond in East Hampton. Durell Godfrey
Kevin McAllister pressed the East Hampton Town Trustees to inform county officials of their opposition to the use of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide, on lands and waterways under trustee jurisdiction. Christopher Walsh

Coast Guard suggests New London crew may all have been asleep
On Monday a boom was placed around the Miss Scarlett to contain any potential oil leaks; the oil was pumped out by the end of the day Tuesday. T.E. McMorrow

Quirky 18th-century building in zoning catch-22
T.E. McMorrow

Bridgehampton proposal gets once-over from citizens advisory committee
Pamela Harwood, the chairwoman of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee, opened the forum to the Bridgehampton School administration. Taylor K. Vecsey

In the last 10 years, bald eagles have become regulars on Long Island
This immature bald eagle, photographed a few days ago in Montauk, appears to be the same one released back into the wild in August by the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays. The clue: It is missing a toe. Debbie Kuntz