Ronald Perelman hopes to resolve property’s many transgressions
The main entrance to Ronald Perelman's Creeks property in East Hampton, where a number of buildings were altered without the required village approvals. David E. Rattray

Deepwater Wind hopes to bring a cable from its planned South Fork Wind Farm ashore at Beach Lane in Wainscott and has asked for early assurances from town officials that it will be allowed to do so. David E. Rattray

Plum Island is at the top of preservationists' wish lists for its historical structures and natural features. Christine Sampson

Though legislation to curtail the use of leaf blowers seems likely in East Hampton Village, so, too, does legal pushback from landscapers and a trade organization that represents them. Durell Godfrey

Sadness at church, but hope was the message
“Let’s put a smile on our faces because this is a day of celebration!” Doris Hanna told the crowd at Calvary Baptist Church’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event in East Hampton on Monday. Durell Godfrey Photos
Young people were a big part of the celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Calvary Baptist Church on Monday. Jacarra Stephens performed a praise dance, and, below, a young member of the congregation talked about the civil rights leader’s legacy.
Members of the church choir helped lift people’s spirits.
Never in all of my life could I have anticipated where we are today,” said Lucius Ware, above, president of the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.

Renderings show a new building in which East Hampton Town departments would be consolidated. L.K. McLean Associates
The new building was likened to three potato barns connected by atriums made of aluminum storefront framing and glass.L.K. McLean Associates
Architects have recommended an “open office furniture system” based on the unique needs or methodologies of the different departments. Above, a rendering by Waldner's furniture shows what that could look like.L.K. McLean Associates

Durell Godfrey

Havens Beach in Sag Harbor was on the receiving end of a harbor dredging project in the fall that left gray silt and more rocks than usual on the sand. Village officials have said they will remove as many of the rocks as possible. Jamie Bufalino

Ned Wessels, 31, was taken from Suffolk County jail to East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday to be arraigned on burglary charges stemming from an incident in East Hampton Village last April. T.E. McMorrow