Shop’s closing seen as front in war between Bohemia and new Hamptons
Andres Bedini and his daughter Aniela, right, in Java Nation, a Sag Harbor coffee roaster he runs with his wife, Cheryl. The shop has lost its lease, and the Bedinis are looking for a new location. Carrie Ann Salvi

Lt. Francis Mott is calling it a career after 42 years on the East Hampton Town force. Carrie Ann Salvi

New heating and cooling units on the roof of East Hampton High School may be rated quiet enough for residential areas, but Gould Street neighbors within earshot brought their noise concerns to the school board on Dec. 20. Morgan McGivern

Center treats foxes, hawks, even woodchucks
Beth Groff bandaged a turtle that must be kept in an environmentally controlled setting to simulate summer temperatures. Heather Dubin

Balancing commercial and residential land use

Montaukers at sea let down their hair and their lines
Gil Parker hefted two fat porgies Russell Drumm Photo

Two East Hampton women try to help medical workers stave off burnout
Mitten Wainwright, seated at left, and Liz Lattuga, standing at right, spent a recent week in Haiti showing hospital caregivers techniques for maintaining their own health.

Work under way to allow visitors on more than 320 acres of waterfront
State park workers joined with town employees and members of the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society this week to repair old trails and blaze new ones at the Amsterdam Beach Preserve in Montauk. Morgan McGivern

Springs parents wonder if a principal will do