Lilia Aucpania was reported missing on Oct. 10.

Robin L. Mueller
Robin L. Mueller
Robin L. Mueller

Brian Byrnes, left, an East Hampton Town trustee who had fallen just short of victory on Election Night, was apparently re-elected after an unofficial count of absentee ballots, while Sean McCaffrey, right,also an incumbent, was ousted.

In a crowd of about 300, by a show of hands, opponents of a proposed town law to establish a rental registry outweighed the supporters, though the 45 speakers were more split down the middle. Morgan McGivern
Supervisor Larry Cantwell Morgan McGivern
Morgan McGivern

A departure date just before Thanksgiving nears
Doug Kuntz

Officials ask opponents to support long-awaited Fire Island to Montauk project
The transformation of the ocean beach in downtown Montauk into a construction zone for a sandbag seawall has sparked ongoing protest and civil disobedience resulting in the arrest of 14 so far. Joanne Pilgrim
Contractors for the Army Corps of Engineers will continue construction of a sandbag seawall, and several walkways over it on pilings, on the downtown Montauk beach, town officials said this week, despite vocal opposition by residents, surfers, and environmentalists, including Kevin McAllister, below, of Defend H2O. Joanne Pilgrim, Morgan McGivern, Tom McMorrow Photos

Rousing welcome after tour in Afghanistan
A crowd gathered at Hook Mill in East Hampton on Friday to welcome home Army Reserve First Lt. Elizabeth Mamay from a nine-month deployment. Among the well wishers was her grandfather John McNally. Morgan McGivern

The manager, Julian Bizalion, was scheduled to go on trial before a jury Tuesday on the late-spring charge.
Jen Stark painted the sides of the Surf Lodge in Montauk as part of her installation for Eric Firestone before Memorial Day weekend. The Surf Lodge was accused of violating the East Hampton Town code. Jennifer Landes
Jennifer Landes