Villages

Jonathan Russo of Shelter Island (in plaid) was the winner of the East End Classic Boat Society’s 2011 fund-raising raffle. His prize was a Sunshine tender and trailer made by the group’s members
Jonathan Russo of Shelter Island (in plaid) was the winner of the East End Classic Boat Society’s 2011 fund-raising raffle. His prize was a Sunshine tender and trailer made by the group’s members, some of whom were on hand Saturday when Mr. Russo came to get the boat. Bill Good

illegally installed fence at Georgica Beach
Recent storms have swallowed a big portion of Georgica Beach and focused attention again on an apparently illegally installed fence, which is partially underwater during exceptionally high tides. Morgan McGivern

Detail from a painting soon to be a mural at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons thrift store in Sagaponack

Acreage at the end of Cove Hollow Farm Road will be put into a conservation easement and protected in an agreement between the S.A.M. Trust, the Peconic Land Trust, and the Village of East Hampton. Bridget LeRoy


From left, a Civil War Santa stood guard by Paul and Jean Rickenbachs’ fireplace. A fur-cloaked Santa sought an alternative mode of transportation from the Welsh dresser. A hand-blown glass Santa ornament is one of the hundreds of Santas kept by the Rickenbachs. Durell Godfrey Photos

Recreational fluke fishermen may get a break in 2012, but commercial fluke fishermen might not. Fishery managers got an earful from the latter during a meeting at the Montauk Playhouse on Monday night. Morgan McGivern