A cottage on Town Line Road in Sagaponack was destroyed in a fire on Friday afternoon. Michael Heller photos

In Amagansett, J. Kent Howie, right, who has served for the past 10 years in the position, and Dwayne Denton, left, a past chief, are vying for the position photos by Christine Sampson and Durell Godfrey

Town says Springs house had illegal basement apartment; owner begs to differ
Police executed a search warrant for 64 Woodbine Drive in Springs on Nov. 30 and found two allegedly illegal bedroom basement apartments. T.E. McMorrow

Renaldo Valentino Barnes was arrested after police said he crashed his car into the concrete pillars at the entrance to the Lion Head Beach Association in Springs on Sunday morning. George Miller