Much talk of consensus and cross-endorsements
Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, seeking nominations for East Hampton Town Board, stood in Ashawagh Hall in Springs Tuesday night as Independence Party leaders screened the next of six town board hopefuls. Carissa Katz

Dashiel Marder of Springs, a spearfisherman, was hunting dogtooth tuna
Dashiel Marder speared this dogtooth tuna off the east coast of Africa in December 2011. Mr. Marder was diving for tuna in Indonesia on April 17 when he failed to surface. A search continues. Dashiel Marder Collection

State mandates separation but leaves enforcement to towns
One idea for those wishing to increase their recycling is to bring used motor oil to the East Hampton Town Recycling Center, where it will be picked up and resold by Strebel’s, a waste-hauling company. Carrie Ann Salvi

Decry tighter rules for dogs on village beaches
A packed hearing room greeted the East Hampton Village Board of Trustees when the question of a leash law for dogs on the beach was to be discussed. Morgan McGivern

Despite love of the job, 20 years is plenty
East Hampton Town Justice Catharine Cahill, left, with Jennifer Anderson, her long-time clerk, will not seek re-election this fall after 20 years on the bench. T.E. McMorrow

Long tie-ups are possible between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. during lane closures
Montauk Highway resurfacing in East Hampton Village resumed on Thursday morning after a delay due to an interruption in the asphalt supply. David E. Rattray

The one-acre property could be in for some major changes
A gateway to Ditch Plain, Montauk, may have a very different look if the East Hampton Town Planning Board approves a subdivision proposed for the residential site. T.E. McMorrow

The possibility of selling the house, which was used by community groups, drew strong vocal opposition and caused two lawsuits
Fort Pond House in Montauk remained listed for sale by East Hampton Town at $2 million after a failed attempt by Democrats to take it off the market. Janis Hewitt

May 21 elections and budget votes

Strong support for the village administrator
Larry Cantwell made his quest for East Hampton Town supervisor official on Friday, with strong support from State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., right.