Her last text reminded children she loved them
Carlos R. Aucapina said he believes his estranged wife, Lilia, who has been missing since Oct. 10, is still alive. T.E. McMorrow

Lisa Spellman, who flashed a peace sign, and Bess Rattray, were arrested on disorderly conduct charges Monday morning. Joanne Pilgrim
The Montauk oceanfront work zone on Monday morning, where contractors were excavating sand and placing steel structures into the ground for the Army Corps of Engineers reinforced dune seawall project. Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town police officers arrested two women who refused to leave the construction zone.Joanne Pilgrim

Demonstrators descended on the beach with the idea of forming a human chain to stop work on the Army Corps's Montauk beach project. Joanne Pilgrim
Three protestors were arrested. From left, Tom LaGrassa, Sarah Conway, and James Katsipis, who organized the protest. Morgan McGivern
Sarah Conway, a Montauk resident, refused a town police order to leave a trough in the sand.Joanne Pilgrim
An East Hampton Town police officer places cuffs on Sarah Conway. Morgan McGivern
East Hampton Town Police Officer Kenneth Alversa led James Katsipis off the beach before placing him under arrest.Morgan McGivern
Before the arrests, protestors stood in solidarity. Joanne Pilgrim
In anticipation of the protest, the East Hampton Town Police Department had extra officers on hand.Morgan McGivern
Protestors didn't want to let the bulldozers do their work on Friday morning.Joanne Pilgrim
Protestors were taken away for booking.Joanne Pilgrim
As the three protestors were led away in handcuffs, people watched from an oceanfront motel balcony.Morgan McGivern

A building at Hartman’s Briney Breezes in Montauk was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at about 4:30 a.m. on Friday. Michael Heller
By all accounts it was a “surround and drown” operation to douse the fire that had already ripped through much of the building. Dalton Portella
Michael Heller

There was an officer posted at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Wednesday afternoon. Christine Sampson

Trick-or-treaters on the Pumpkin Trail in Sag Harbor last year. Durell Godfrey