Thomas Gilbert Jr.
Thomas Gilbert Jr.

North Fork lawmaker says project is ‘sure to fail’
David E. Rattray
David E. Rattray

Former fire marshal in hospital with lacerations
Two pit bulls, Marley, left, and Max, will likely be euthanized once a quarantine period ends after they attacked James Dunlop as he walked down Todd Drive in East Hampton on New Year’s Day. Morgan McGivern

People at house called 911 after finding flames in garbage can outside garage
Evidence points to the garbage can as the place where the fire began, but what caused the blaze is still unknown. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
It is unclear what started a fire that ripped through a house on Hedges Banks Drive in East Hampton on New Year’s Day. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department

Changes will help center to be self-sustaining
Lisa DeVeglio of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation held a rendering of the center as it would look after a major renovation that includes the addition of an aquatics center. Janis Hewitt

Supervisor looks back on 2014 accomplishments and ahead to new goals
Last month, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell congratulated Len Bernard, the town budget officer, Charlene Kagel, the chief auditor, and their team on an award for the quality of their financial reporting. In his State of the Town address Tuesday, Mr. Cantwell cited improvement on the financial front among his administration's accomplishments in 2014. Morgan McGivern

The Springs Fire Department kicked off its 50th anniversary year with a ceremony on New Year’s Day.
Without a meeting space at first, Springs firefighters would gather at Ashawagh Hall. They didn’t move to the current firehouse until 1967. Michael Heller
Michael Heller
Michael Heller

Doug Kuntz
More than 20,000 police officers turned out for N.Y.P.D. Officer Wenjian Liu's funeral in Brooklyn on Sunday.Doug Kuntz