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Kai Jing Liu was taken into custody by East Hampton Town police after they learned she is wanted by police in Snowmass Village, Colo., on a felony fraud warrant. T.E. McMorrow

The Lady Ott team competed in the whaleboat races at the 2015 HarborFest. Morgan McGivern

Warning signs have gone up at Fresh Pond in Amagansett, after private tests found high bacteria levels in the water all summer. David E. Rattray

A Cornell seaweed ‘farm’ will harvest excess nutrients from the tides

The unofficial change of season earlier this week does bring about a number of noticeable observations on both land and sea here on the East End
Bennett Burki, 14, caught a 35-pound striped bass on the charter boat Hurry Up off Montauk on Monday. Peter Burki
Emilie McKenna kissed her freshly caught smooth dogfish before setting it free on Friday. Amie Rappoport

Of particular interest in the invertebrate world are the largest migratory insects of them all, the monarch butterflies
Monarch butterflies, which migrate along the Atlantic Coast in their greatest numbers starting in September, have been less numerous in recent years, but local observers have reported an uptick in sightings so far this year. Terry Sullivan

Police blocked Alewife Brook Road near the entrance to Cedar Point County Park while they investigate a death. Timothy Garneau

Dr. Dhaval Patel, a cardiologist, Gary Gerard, lead interventional/cardiac catheterization technologist, Dr. Travis Bench, interventional cardiologist and director of the cardiac catheterization lab at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, and Helen VanDenessen, the nurse manager of imaging. Southampton Hospital


One of the Citroëns in Ronald Lauder's collection was destroyed when it erupted in flames in Wainscott Wednesday morning. Durell Godfrey photos