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Marketa Grant from East Hampton High School joined the Sag Harbor March for Our Lives on Saturday. Lisa Tamburini
The Sag Harbor rally was several hundred strong.Lisa Tamburini
In Sag Harbor, the Rev. Karen Ann Campbell of Christ Episcopal Church stood in the midst of 17 cardboard coffins bearing the names of the students and teachers killed last month in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. The coffins were later moved to the church lawn.Durell Godfrey
Among the East Hampton students who traveled to the March for Our Lives in Washington were several who will be old enough to vote in the next election.Sutton Lynch
The shooting in Florida moved many young people to action and activism.Durell Godfrey Photos
Parents marched with young children and babies.Durell Godfrey
Sinead Murray, a student, helped organize the Sag Harbor march and also spoke to the crowd.Lisa Tamburini
Marchers in Sag HarborChristopher Walsh
Christopher Walsh

Several renderings of a reconfigured and paved “Dirt Lot” at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk were displayed at East Hampton Town Hall on Tuesday.

Facility between pond and bay will store power for use during peak hours
NextEra Energy’s Montauk Energy Storage Center will be located on a triangular parcel between the Long Island Rail Road tracks and North Shore Road. T.E. McMorrow

Calls town responsible for chemical contamination

Stony Hill Road, Amagansett, in the heart of an area that some believe should receive greater protection to assure clean groundwater supplies. David E. Rattray

Canines are responsible for 67 percent of fecal bacteria, birds for 24 percent
A study using DNA-based microbial source tracking indicates that dogs and birds are responsible for most of the fecal bacteria entering Georgica Pond. David E. Rattray

Critics accuse the D.E.C. of ‘years of regulatory neglect’ at Sand Land mine
Stuart Z. Cohen of Environmental Consultants spoke on Friday about the results of water tests conducted at the Sand Land mine in Noyac. Hilary Thayer Hamann