Size, location of the house presented challenges for firefighters, chiefs say
East Hampton Fire Department's 95-foot tower ladder truck helped firefighters to extinguished a fire at Ron Perelman's 15,000-square-foot house in East Hampton Village Friday night. Michael Heller photos

The scene that greeted emergency personnel as they arrived at the house at the Creeks Friday night.
Emergency workers have shut down Montauk Highway as firefighters battle a blaze at the Creeks.
Ron Perelman's house sits on nearly 60 acres on Georgica Pond. Firefighters are working to contain a fire that broke out Friday night.Doug Kuntz

One former student's rendering of the Art Barge building could be an inspiration for future students. Judy D’Mello

Storied house had just two owners in 139 years
Perched above the beach at Georgica, Kilkare boasts chevron-ribbed ceilings, wide-plank pumpkin pine floors, and the grand staircase with the widened treads to accommodate women wearing Victorian gowns. Durell Godfrey

Jane Bimson

Wainscott residents want different landing site
A page from a booklet prepared by Deepwater Wind last fall shows how a cable from the offshore South Fork Wind Farm would be landed onshore. Deepwater Wind

Youth vote could turn tide in November midterms
Galvanized in part by a spate of school shootings, a record number of 18 to 22-year-olds have registered to vote this year. Above, East Hampton High School student activists joined in a national school walkout in March. Durell Godfrey