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As she’s taken to task for recent comments, supervisor blames politics
After taking heat over her comment about a Springs group, Councilwoman Theresa Quigley was questioned regarding what she said about a memo she received from Marguerite Wolffsohn, the town planning director. Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, left, joined the discussion. Morgan McGivern

Judge angry at lawyer’s refusal to name owners

Vets on the East End take care of their own
Thomas Spotteck (left) has been raising money to help a fellow veteran. He will participate in a series of fund-raising athletic events, including a “boot camp” in Sag Harbor on April 22. Michael Roesch showed a vest his service dog, Rex, wears. His constant companion has been helpful for his post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.

Computer model helps planners identify numerous Lake Montauk watersheds

The Star Talks to Mickey Valcich
Mickey Valcich will be the 50th grand marshal to lead the Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day parade to begin Sunday at 10 a.m. Janis Hewitt

Fearing precedent, Z.B.A. votes 4 to 1
The existing house now sits on the beach, the front deck supported by stilts as the result of repeated, serious erosion. T.E. McMorrow

Owner dreams of Whole Foods, but a drugstore may be more likely
Rendering of a potential Wainscott “hub” store
A potential Wainscott “hub” store is on the roll toward becoming a reality in the former Plitt Ford building on Montauk Highway.

A global issue and a local food movement converge
Jon Wagner and Karin Bellemare of Sunset Beach Farm in North Haven
Jon Wagner and Karin Bellemare of Sunset Beach Farm in North Haven displayed their organic efforts, which include chickens fed leftover food from Provisions Natural Market in Sag Harbor. Carrie Ann Salvi

Schools to explore shared services and more

A strong denunciation prompts angry rebuttal and threats of legal action