Village consultant also announces departure
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who helped craft the village's proposed gross floor square footage law, resigned, effective Monday. Morgan McGivern
Rich Warren, who has worked for the village as a consultant for 11 years, said he won't ask for his contract to be renewed come May 31.Taylor K. Vecsey

Two East Hampton Town police officers and two Southampton Town police officers were among the Suffolk County Police Academy graduates. Jeanne Sciacchitano
Top brass from the East Hampton Town Police Department attended the ceremony to congratulate the graduates, including Officer Robert J. Lucas, second from left. In attendance were Lt. John Claflin, left, Chief Michael Sarlo, second from right, and Lt. Robert Gurney, right.
From left, Officers Robert Lucas, Devin Toia, Jack Spaulding, and Thomas Spaulding
Bagpipers were part of the ceremony.

The "Best of Broadway" revue kicks off Friday night at East Hampton High School. Durell Godfrey photos
Olivia Salsedo as Nostradamus and Nick Pucci as Nick Bottom in "A Musical" from "Something Rotten"
Yean Franco-Marin as Aaron Burr in "Hamilton"
Alyssa Jacoby and Tyler Thompson in "I Got Rhythm" from "An American in Paris"
Talia Albukrek, Cate Wicker, and Ciara Bowen as the Schuyler sisters from "Hamilton"
Siena Van Sickle performing "All That Matters" from "Finding Neverland"

Tycho Burwell with his chicken sandwich experiment. Christine Sampson
The McDonald's sandwich, bought on March 23, hasn't changed much, but the organic chicken sandwich he bought from Harbor Market in Sag Harbor has grown moldy. Christine Sciulli

This sculpture by Steve Zaluski, which was placed in front of the new Mannix Studio of Art on Gingerbread Lane, will have to be removed, the East Hampton Village Design Review Board ruled on Wednesday. Durell Godfrey

Woman was questioned in mother’s 2008 death
The house at 36 Payne Avenue on North Haven was once again a crime scene when, on Monday afternoon, the body of Margaret Jean Burke was discovered. Her mother, Jessie Burke, was murdered there nearly eight years ago. Taylor K. Vecsey

Now called Montauk Colony, iconic motel property will be divided in four
T.E. McMorrow

A push to mandate services for challenged readers
Harry Roussel of Sag Harbor, left, spoke about dyslexia with an aide to New York State Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, who represents a district in Queens. Helen Roussel

‘From what we’ve gathered, the district is behind us,’ school board member says
The Bridgehampton School's proposed 2016-17 budget will pierce the cap, so long as voters approve it next month. Christine Sampson