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Eight weeks of coddling in the heat of the hatchery, and they’re ready
John Dunne, director of the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery
John Dunne, director of the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery, inspected larval oysters at the hatchery on Fort Pond Bay in Montauk. Christopher Walsh

But who will pay to bury the lines?
A model commissioned Ann Pyne shows her house and barn on Hill Street in Southampton on the right and the proposed Farrell house on the left.

Tim Bishop introduces bill to review case of Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter
Christian Haerter said he is grateful for a bill seeking the Medal of Honor for his son, Jordan Haerter. Taylor K. Vecsey

The Friends of Erin in the 1969 Montauk St. Patrick's Day Parade with Gil Keller, grand marshal, as they made their way up Edgemere Road. Below left, Mike Egan, the first grand marshal, showed how it was done in 1963.

Representative Tim Bishop introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday in consideration of Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter's act of heroism.
Congressman Tim Bishop introduced a bill, another push for Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter and Cpl. Jonathan T. Yale of Virginia to receive the Medal of Honor. Taylor K. Vecsey
Christian Haerter thanked the large crowd for coming out to support Congressman Bishop's effort, which was announced at a press conference on Sunday morning.Taylor K. Vecsey
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. Taylor K. Vecsey

Mollie Zweig has won one round in a court fight over whether she can line the beach-front bluff at her East Hampton Village property with a 166-foot-long wall of stone. Morgan McGivern

Moshe A. Stephens asks judge if he can plead guilty after East Hampton police arrest him on drug sale charges.
East Hampton Town police led Moshe A. Stephens into justice court Friday morning. T.E. McMorrow

Any later in the night and it would have been "a total loss," said Sag Harbor's first assistant chief
Sag Harbor firefighters battle a blaze on Robeson Boulevard in Sag Harbor Village late Wednesday evening. Michael Heller
Neighbors called 911 after seeing flames shooting through the roof at a house on Robeson Boulevard.Michael Heller

Questions about Three Mile Harbor, Georgica
The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation closed more of Accabonac Harbor to shellfishing in November, but new data in a report commissioned by the East Hampton Town Trustees suggest some areas could have remained open. Durell Godfrey