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Tom Dwyer, a geologist who works for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, showed aerial photos of the East End, including Plum Island, to children from John M. Marshall Elementary School during a 2015 field trip to the island. Christine Sampson


A 1968 Mustang smashed into the Henry Lehr store in Sag Harbor Thursday evening.

New initiatives take on a pressing problem: the nitrogen from septic waste
County Legislator Bridget Fleming, center, was among the officials who support County Executive Steve Bellone’s proposal for a referendum to tax water bills to create a water pollution abatement fund. Suffolk County Executive’s Office

Seeks solutions to midsummer mayhem, cab crisis
Tom Bogdan, the founder of Montauk United, has signed up 975 members and is readying a questionnaire to be mailed to homeowners to find out what they want for Montauk. Janis Hewitt

Ask Southampton Town Board to ‘withdraw entirely from the plan’
The Southampton Town Board will decide whether to consider a change of zoning for the Bridgehampton Gateway project, a planned development district being proposed on 13.3 acres along Montauk Highway. Konner Development
Carol Konner of Konner Development said the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday night felt like a “lynching.” Taylor K. Vecsey
The Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee and Carol Konner, left, don't see eye to eye on plans for her Montauk Highway property.Taylor K. Vecsey

Napeague data may solve mystery, aid restoration

The negotiated agreement is described in a memo to the planning board
Cyril's Fish House, which has been a traffic-stopping hot spot, has agreed to limit the number of customers at the road-side bar and restaurant at one time. David E. Rattray

A “full steam ahead” plan
Montauk’s Second House, built to house one of the keepers of stock that once grazed surrounding pastureland, will undergo a historically accurate restoration. Janis Hewitt

The 7-Eleven that opened in 2010 in Montauk was reportedly the nation’s busiest in a chain of almost 8,000 stores in 2014
Speaking before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, Gregory R. Alvarez of the Amato Law Group counted off the reasons why he believes the former Villa Prince Ristorante in Amagansett does not require site plan review before it can be converted into a 7-Eleven. T.E. McMorrow