The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons' mobile van
Alfonso and Christine Paradinas with their new dog, Molly, who was the 1,000th adoption from ARF's mobile adoption unit.

A barn on the Hedges Farm on Townline Road in Sagaponack was engulfed by flames when Bridgehampton Fire Department firefighters were called in the early morning hours Sunday. Taylor K. Vecsey
A glow from the flames could be seen in the sky from Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton.Taylor K. Vecsey
Little is left of the barn at 602 Townline Road in Sagaponack after a fire on Sunday. Taylor K. Vecsey

Sun glare may have contributed to an accident on Route 114 in East Hampton Friday evening, in which a Volkswagen Beetle smashed into the back of a tractor-trailer. David E. Rattray

Commercial and recreational harvesters will be able to take shellfish from Northwest Creek from Dec. 15 to April 30. Morgan McGivern

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man, who police said broke into Nichols restaurant in East Hampton Village on Aug. 31 and stole about $15,000. Provided by East Hampton Village Police
Police believe this man is responsible for break-ins at Nichols in East Hampton Village and La Fondita in Amagansett, and they need the public's help to identify him.Courtesy of East Hampton Village Police
Courtesy of East Hampton Village Police

Septic upgrades are needed, but who should pay?
Pio Lombardo, who drafted an East Hampton Town comprehensive wastewater management plan, discussed his findings on Tuesday at the first of several public sessions on the plan. Morgan McGivern

Town trustees concerned that poaching may be on the rise, seek help
David E. Rattray