Builders considered tenting an entire property to let construction proceed
People dug out from a January snowstorm, the first of many they would face down this year. Durell Godfrey

Defendant said he and alleged victim, 14, had planned a life together

A swan and its cygnet Dell Cullum

The Amagansett Fire Department responded to two instances of smoke-filled houses, but no one was hurt in either case.

Effort aims to bring fish back to Scoy Pond
A dilapidated culvert on Alewife Brook in Northwest has blocked an annual fish-spawning run to Scoy Pond. David E. Rattray
An alewife captured in Sagg Pond, SagaponackDavid E. Rattray

Zweig races plovers to fill Georgica ‘hole’ by April
Contractors began work to construct a rock revetment in front of Mollie Zweig's house in November, but a temporary restraining order stopped the project two days later. Morgan McGivern

This Buell Lane, East Hampton, classic on a third of an acre changed hands in December for just over $1.6 million. David E. Rattray

The injured swan at Dr. Jonathan Turetsky's office Jane Gill
Dr. Turetsky x-rayed the swan to determine the severity of its injuries. Jane Gill
Jane Gill, a transport volunteer with the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center, carried the mute swan injured near Town Pond to her car.Carissa Katz

Sexual relationship began in November 2013 when the girl was 13, according to court documents.
East Hampton Town police lead Juan Jose Zhingri-Deleg into East Hampton Town Justice Court for arraignment on Tuesday. T.E. McMorrow

Thirteen potential land deals in the works
East Hampton Town will contribute $3.5 million to buy the development rights for more than four acres of farmland at Beach Lane and Wainscott Mail Street. The Peconic Land Trust will pay the remaining $3.5 million. David E. Rattray