Many questions as Army Corps’s ‘big dig’ slowly takes shape
Work continues on the Army Corps of Engineers’ project on the downtown Montauk beach, where a sandbag seawall is taking shape. R.J. Bimson

A Sag Harbor man, Allan Alvarez was arrested on his 19th birthday by East Hampton Town police, and is now faing multiple drug possession charges, including two felonies. T.E. McMorrow

An unusually warm December has brought the gift of unexpected blooms, like these cherry blossoms on Pantigo Road in East Hampton. Victoria Bustamante

A New York State Supreme Court Justice ruled Thomas GIlbert Jr. is mentally competent to stand trial for allegedly killing his father in New York City on Jan. 4.

Christopher Walsh
Arlethia Lawler, known as "MamaLee," was among those who sang at the concert. Christopher Walsh
Andy Aledort, who performs with Dickey Betts and Great Southern as well as his own band and has done a number of workshops at Crossroads, also performed.Christopher Walsh
Michael and Christine Clark, who own Crossroads Music, said they were grateful for the sendoff.Christopher Walsh

While the Lexus S.U.V. was heavily damaged, the people inside were not badly hurt, police said. Taylor K. Vecsey
A Whitmores Landscaping truck did some serious damage to Ron Perelman's lawn after its brakes failed and it hit an S.U.V. on Montauk Highway in East Hampton on Friday.Taylor K. Vecsey
The truck and the S.U.V. came to rest not far apart on a lawn on the side of Montauk Highway.Taylor K. Vecsey