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“Don’t worry, we’ve got you.”
Retiring after 21 years of service, Senior Chief Petty Officer Jason Walter, above, of the Montauk Coast Guard Station handed the helm to incoming Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Best last week. Russell Drumm

Judge appears to side with property owners
Four-wheel-drive vehicles lined the beach in a 2011 photograph of a portion of the Napeague oceanfront that is the subject of a lawsuit by a group of property owners seeking to end vehicle access there.

East Hampton Village police released a photo Wednesday of a woman suspected of shoplifting from a Newtown Lane boutique. East Hampton Village Police Department


Alec Baldwin announced the birth of his son, Rafael Thomas Baldwin, early Wednesday morning, which caused him to miss Tuesday night's performance at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

Sandra Schroeder was congratulated after her win Tuesday night. She will be the next mayor of the Village of Sag Harbor. Taylor K. Vecsey
Michael S. Bromberg congratulated Lisa R. Rana after she was elected to the Sag Harbor Village Justice Court Tuesday night.Taylor K. Vecsey
Sandra Schroeder, the next village mayor, posed with Ed Deyermond, who was re-elected to the village board.Taylor K. Vecsey

A leatherback sea turtle that was being strangled by a line from a lobster pot in Fort Pond Bay was saved on Monday. Coast Guard
Coast Guard
Coast Guard

Daniel G. Rodgers, wearing a trench coat, is representing Uber drivers charged with illegally running a taxi business in East Hampton. He explained the legal situation to some of the defendants before entering the East Hampton Town Justice Court Monday. T.E. McMorrow


By Kurt Wenzel
As directed by Stephen Hamilton, the cast of “All My Sons‚” at Guild Hall, from left, Laurie Metcalf, Alec Baldwin, Cailin McGee, and Ryan Eggold, provides a flawlessly acted production. Gary Mamay