Signs of spring have been filtering through the stormy air
The eastern bluebird has been making a comeback on the East End since the late 1980s, and their appearance this month is another sign of the coming of spring. Karl Nilsen

Voters arrived at Springs School Tuesday afternoon to cast their ballots on funding for a $22.96 million expansion. Durell Godfrey

A Springs School hallway during a recent weekend activity. David E. Rattray

Representative Lee Zeldin and other officials mingled with constituents and colleagues before the hearing began. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. can be seen to the right of Mr. Zeldin. Jennifer Landes
Kate MacGregor, the deputy assistant secretary for land and minerals management at the Department of the Interior, listened to public comment for two hours before leaving the meeting to another department representative.Jennifer Landes
Colleen Henn, who is from East Hampton, represented the Surfrider Foundation of New York City, Central Long Island, and Eastern Long Island at the hearing.Jennifer Landes

J. Sebastian Pineda was the East Hampton High School valedictorian in 2006. He went on to work as a postdoctoral scholar in astronomy at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics.

Franaldo Hanna and Frank Hanna, who are siblings, were arrested on felony marijuana possession charges after a dawn raid of an East Hampton house on Tuesday. Frank Hanna is also facing a more serious charge of criminal possession of a weapon. T.E. McMorrow