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Maria Duchi holds a poster with her aunt, Lilia (Esperanza) Aucapina's photograph on it. Ms. Duchi spoke at a press conference about Ms. Aucapina's disappearance, along with Ms. Aucapina's brother, Victor Parra, left. Taylor K. Vecsey
Maria Duchi said police are "working very hard to help us find my aunt." Taylor K. Vecsey

Southampton Town has temporarily closed the Poxabogue Golf Center in Sagaponack following the arrest of the manager. The restaurant, which is under a different contract, remains open. Christine Sampson


A vote at the firehouse Tuesday night will allow the Bridgehampton Fire District to buy a $1 million fire truck. Christine Sampson

On Tuesday afternoon, Eric Olsen pleaded for the return of the monster’s carcass in the name of art. Russell Drumm
Those who discovered the Montauk Monster, from left, Courtney Fruin, Jenna Hewitt, and Rachel Goldberg, were interviewed by Andrew Ehinger of News 12 Long Island, as well as by a host of others.Janis Hewitt
Ugly dead creature fuels wild Internet speculation
Montauk Monster by Jenna Hewitt
What’s being called the Montauk Monster is probably a more common critter. Jenna Hewitt
Dr. Christine Asaro operated on a feral cat that was trapped and taken to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. It was later released. ARF Hamptons

A caller reported flames were blowing out windows at a house on Hands Creek Road in East Hampton.
The deck outside of the house partially collapsed. Morgan McGivern
Tom Baker, an East Hampton Town fire marshal, is investigating the cause of the fire. Morgan McGivern

The Army Corps has not yet begun work on the downtown Montauk beach. David E. Rattray

Firefighters prevented flames from spreading beyond an exterior wall at Gosman's Dock restaurant in Montauk on Friday night. T.E. McMorrow
Smoke was billowing out from Gosman's Dock on Friday night.Christopher Walsh
Over 100 firefighters from three departments responded to Gosman's Dock.Christopher Walsh