Districts warily eye near-zero cap on tax increases

Learning to sail, pricing boats in an alleged Puerto Rico bail-jumping plot
Sean P. Ludwick, fourth from left, was ordered held without bail on Tuesday. Pool Photo by Edward Betz

Episcopal priest heads up Long Island diocese's new East End Latino ministry
The Rev. Gerardo Roma Garcia

Sandbags ‘did what they’re supposed to do’
A roll-off container marooned on the Montauk beach was buried by contractors to serve as a slurry container before being unearthed last weekend by eroding sands. T.E. McMorrow
The number of sandbags to be used in the Army Corps of Engineers Montauk seawall project is fewer than had been expected, as the bags are larger than had been planned for. T.E. McMorrow

Gustavo Gomez, left, and Liz Tatiana Tucci, right, are taking legal action against the Springs School District, claiming they have been subject to discriminatory labor practices. Christine Sampson

1937 - Jan. 25, 2016
Michael Kennedy, 1937 - Jan.25, 2016
Priscilla Rattazzi

Only a matter of time
During last weekend’s flood tides, Little Reed Pond in Montauk, normally a mere puddle, was full to the brim. Victoria Bustamante

Julie Lofstad will fill a vacancy on the Southampton Town Board after winning a special election on Tuesday. Julie Lofstad campaign