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One house on a 43-acre Sagaponack parcel, but where it should go is issue
The Sagaponack Village Board is weighing Marc Goldman’s proposal to build a large house at the northwest corner of his 43.5-acre property on Daniel’s and Peter’s Pond Lanes. Hampton Pix

Stopping construction of 200 houses and saving the course
Jerry Kremer at Montauk Downs State Park, which he helped save from development when he was a state assemblyman and chairman of its powerful Ways and Means Committee. Janis Hewitt

Firefighters protected neighboring houses as embers blew onto roofs and lawns.
Amagansett firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed the house at 119 Miankoma Lane in Amagansett on Thursday. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
The East Hampton Fire Department aerial ladder dumped water on the house to put out the flames after the house collapsed. Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department

A body-surfing raccoon was rescued from the ocean near Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett last Thursday. Dell Cullum
Once on the beach, the drenched and tired raccoon rested a moment before scuttling off along the sand.Dell Cullum

Quick Response Stops Blaze from Spreading


Beach replenishment plan will be brought to East Hampton Town Hall on April 23
Downtown Montauk in December 2012, a little more than month after being battered by Hurricane Sandy. Doug Kuntz

An unexpected visit from the supervisor

Growers, lawmakers brainstorm ways to foster agriculture on East End
Strategies that could help bolster agriculture here were foremost during a meeting at East Hampton Town Hall Monday. Durell Godfrey