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

Company aims to grow stripers eight miles offshore
The Manna Fish Farm automatic fish-feeding station, now docked at Prime Marina in Hampton Bays Jon M. Diat

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

Joseline Lizano-Mairena of Sag Harbor, left, and Katherin Molina of East Quogue were charged by East Hampton Town police on March 6 with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, among other charges. T.E. McMorrow

Members of the 5th Army Corps posed for a photograph in Montauk, with supperware in hand.

Children in the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center's prekindergarten program enjoyed time on the playground Monday after the regular school day was over. Hilary Thayer Hamann