Christopher Walsh

Dems cite progress while Repubs lament delays
Members of the East Hampton Town Board and candidates for their seats participated in a debate hosted by The Star and the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

Needed help 26 percent of the time in year past

Ordinance inspector alleges illegal Montauk rental
Denise and Richard Klein walked toward East Hampton Town Justice Court on Aug. 31 for his arraignment on two housing code violations. Doug Kuntz
East Hampton Town Code Enforcement officer Donald Kauth arrived at the Klein house on Aug. 25 to serve him with an appearence ticket for alleged illegal rentals of the house.Doug Kuntz

Engineering projects, sediment removal are recommended for village ponds
A consultant has given East Hampton Village recommendations for projects to improve Hook and Town Ponds’ water quality. David E. Rattray

That Swims’ When Promised Land was rich with menhaden
Bruce Collins spoke on Saturday at the East Hampton Library about the area’s maritime history, including when Gardiner’s Bay was staked out in a warren of private oyster beds. Irene Silverman

Members favor bringing kindergartners and first graders back into building
Springs Facilities Committee photo
Roger Smith, a principal with BBS Architects and Engineers, assisted Pamela Bicket, a member of the Springs School facilities committee, and several others as they completed a questionnaire about the school building's needs on Sept. 16. Christine Sampson

Perry Duryea III received a painting of himself from Paul Davis, right, at a Fighting Chance lunch in Montauk on Friday. Janis Hewitt

Lester (Zeke) Forbell, seen here last week with his wife Marianne Forbell, and their grandchildren Emma, left, and Jaiden, right, is out of work while he undergoes treatment for Stage 4 Pancreatic cancer. Jamie Bennett

This Queens Lane house, purchased by a young couple, turned into a nightmare when officials came knocking on the door last winter. T.E. McMorrow