"There is no place in the state that will benefit more than Long Island from this funding,” State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. said of recent water quality measures proposed at the state level. Durell Godfrey

Grus Canadensis
A sandhill crane, rarely seen in this area, has been spotted in Wainscott. Terry Sullivan

Speakers urged love as a transformative force
Dr. Gregory Parks, who was born and raised in East Hampton, gave a stirring keynote address at the Calvary Baptist Church service on Monday in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Durell Godfrey
Members of the Iglesia Cristiana and Calvary Baptist Churches, choir singers, local dignitaries, and residents all came together to mark the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Durell Godfrey

A fire destroyed several buildings, including the lobby of the Sag Harbor Cinema, on Dec. 16. Michael Heller

Maziar Behrooz will describe his firm's affordable shipping container houses at Guild Hall on Thursday. MB Architecture

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Krishna L. Parihar, who is accused of impersonating a New York City police officer, was led into East Hampton Town Justice Court back in September. T.E. McMorrow

Larry Cantwell
Larry Cantwell, pictured at a 2014 meeting, has said that he will not seek re-election in November. He is midway through his second two-year term as East Hampton Town supervisor. Joanne Pilgrim