The owner of this truck parked on Neck Path in Springs returned home to find it in flames. Elaine Daddio

Chrystyna Kestler, whose son Army Lt. Joseph J. Theinert was killed in Afghanistan in 2010, will speak about her experiences along with four veterans at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor next week.

Kids can get up close to a variety of marine life in an open aquarium at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey

James Brooks and Charolotte Park's Springs studio, now owned by East Hampton Town, is in a state of dire disrepair. David E. Rattray

Walkable, workable, safer from sea level rise
Consultants working on hamlet plans for East Hampton Town envision a downtown Montauk in which businesses have relocated landward from breach areas and filled in gaps in present development, while beaches and dunes are rebuilt. Dodson and Flinker, L.K. McLean Associates, RKG Associates, Fine Arts and Sciences

Businesses want special village zoning district; mayor says it’s a ‘dead issue’
Jenny Baker, the owner of the Maidstone Hotel, told the East Hampton Village Board that her business was struggling and needed zoning permission to add amenities such as a gym and a spa to become more financially viable. Jamie Bufalino
The Maidstone Inn in East Hampton Village during a recent snowfallDurell Godfrey

Eamon Spencer, left, with Representative Lee Zeldin.

Social media pressure, academic stress, depression, and drug use are on the rise