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A battle with many fronts — few volunteers, long drives, not enough time
Some South Fork ambulance companies have struggled to maintain necessary numbers of volunteers to properly respond to ever-increasing demands for their services. Carrie Ann Salvi

Telltale tire tracks led to a speedy arrest

With 270 requests this year, few complaints have been heard, town clerk says
Tom Ferreira Tom Ferreira, outside his house on Navy Road in July of 2010
Tom Ferreira Tom Ferreira, outside his house on Navy Road in July of 2010 Morgan McGivern

School science program restored after complaints

A duck blind set up on Turtle Island in the northwest corner of Fort Pond in Montauk has nearby residents on edge. Jane Bimson

The Lazy Point structure could set a precedent

Restaurant, bar, and poolside cabanas okayed for former waterfront inn
Renovations to the Baron’s Cove Inn will soon begin, with approval for its expansion given unanimously at Tuesday’s planning board session. The name for the new hotel and restaurant has not yet been determined. Carrie Ann Salvi

Barry Gilliam
Barry Gilliam Morgan McGivern

‘Farmers’ try offering them on the half shell
Jimmy Lester shucked scallops at the Lester shucking shack off Abraham’s Path in East Hampton on Tuesday, the day after the season opening in town waters. Russell Drumm

Ecological impact and accurate count are stressed
The number of deer in East Hampton Town will be counted in the coming months using aerial infrared photography as a first step in a townwide deer management plan, which will be the subject of a town board hearing on Dec. 6. Durell Godfrey