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Erosion has laid bare remnants of the brig Mars.
remnants of the brig Mars
Erosion has laid bare remnants of the brig Mars. The sailing ship went aground on Georgica Beach in 1828. Morgan McGivern

Buyers are interested; owners want to move on
The Surf Lodge
The Surf Lodge has been unable to reach an agreement in town court on settling the outstanding 687 violations that it accrued during the 2011 season. Morgan McGivern

Employees are leaving little room for customers

As work progresses, some complain of asthma-like symptoms, legislator says
Blasting has begun, resulting in dust being dispersed from windows of the former Bulova watchcase factory in Sag Harbor.
Blasting has begun, resulting in dust being dispersed from windows of the former Bulova watchcase factory in Sag Harbor. Carrie Ann Salvi

The goal is to collect 600 signatures to force the town board to put a contested sale of public property to a townwide vote
Pamela Bickett and Zachary Cohen, who narrowly lost a bid for town supervisor in November, collected signatures on Monday to force the town board to put a contested sale of public property to a townwide vote. Greg Turpan got ready to sign. Morgan McGivern

Wilkinson and Quigley will reconsider

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