Praise, celebration, some closure follow Navy Seals’ killing of Al Qaeda leader
A flag was placed
A flag was placed next to a sign for the Linda Gronlund Memorial Nature Preserve at Barcelona Neck this week. Ms. Gronlund was among those killed on Sept. 11, 2011, aboard United Flight 93 when it crashed in Shanksville, Pa. David E. Rattray

Study cites improved efficiency and cost savings
Libby Hummer of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons appeared before the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday to argue in favor of a professional town manager for East Hampton Town. Janis Hewitt

Montauk Lighthouse arial
If it is approved, the Lighthouse would be the third place in East Hampton Town to achieve landmark status, joining the Pollock-Krasner House and the Moran House. Durell Godfrey
Committee debates paths to a cleaner watershed
Lake Montauk - Girl on Beach
To improve water quality in Lake Montauk, an ad hoc watershed advisory committee agreed that dredging is essential, but was less sure of the right way to address the flow of coliform bacteria into the lake. Russell Drumm

A new, $150,000 public comfort station on South Edison Street.
A new, $150,000 public comfort station on South Edison Street Janis Hewitt

Montauk Parking
Parallel parking in downtown Montauk will soon be changed to head-in parking in some places as the business district gets 40 new parking spaces before the summer. Janis Hewitt