Waves lap at dunes as Army Corps prepares
Earlier this week people walked along a narrow strip of dry sand on the downtown Montauk beach, where the Army Corps of Engineers is set to commence construction of a sandbag-filled artificial dune. Joanne Pilgrim

Frustration and criticism as a 48-unit project in Wainscott languishes

The panel included, from left, Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, County Executive Steve Bellone, and Jeremy Samuelson, the executive director of C.C.O.M. Janis Hewitt

Fire commissioners are faulted on review
The Springs Fire District erected a 150-foot-tall cellphone tower behind the Springs Firehouse back in April. Morgan McGiven
An aerial view of the tower at the Springs Fire Department.Doug Kuntz

An elderly woman was struck by a westbound pickup truck on Montauk Highway near the post office in Bridgehampton Monday evening. David E. Rattray

Members of the East Hampton Town Police Department stood at attention as Lt. Thomas Grenci walked out of police headquarters for the last time as an active member of the force. Morgan McGivern
“I had the motor pool put in lollypops,” Lieutenant Grenci said of the older-style blinking lights behind the front grill of the car he drove.T.E. McMorrow
Roland Walker, center, who retired from the New York State Park police in March, posed for a photo with Lieutenant Grenci on Thursday.T.E. McMorrow
Lieutenant Grenci with his wife, Lisa, son, Thomas Anthony Grenci, and daughter Eva.T.E. McMorrow
Then -- his ID when he first joined the force in 1988 -- and nowT.E. McMorrow