While construction has long been finished on East Hampton High School, a lawsuit over a construction contract with Sandpebble Builders lasted many more years, ending last week with a jury decision that the East Hampton School District has to pay $750,750 to the company. Kate Maier in 2009

East Hampton High School students are in some trouble following senior pranks on Thursday, school officials said. Christine Sampson

People poured out of the Hampton Jitney that arrived in front of the Huntting Inn on Main Street in East Hampton Friday, at the start of Memorial Day weekend. Morgan McGivern

The Coast Guard is pleading with boaters to use caution on the water this summer. Durell Godfrey

Springs and Wainscott residents voice development hopes and fears
In Wainscott, residents said they hope that a “community identity” can be created along the Montauk Highway commercial strip. Joanne Pilgrim

Skepticism on proposed limits despite an increase in four-wheel traffic
A resident of Springs told the East Hampton Town Trustees that the small beach just inside Three Mile Harbor is dangerously crowded with vehicles on some summer days. Durell Godfrey

After Carol Konner, the principal owner of the Montauk Highway properties that the town wanted to handle as a planned development district, withdrew her support, the town board withdrew the application. Doug Kuntz

Lawyer says the town violated Fair Housing Act
East Hampton Town contends that the Dunes needs a special permit to operate an in-house treatment center in a residential neighborhood. Its lawyer disagrees. Morgan McGivern

Beth Doyle, left, the principal at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, said she is looking forward to working with Russell Morgan, right, the newly appointed assistant principal. Christine Sampson