Noise complaints up 133 percent so far this year

December vote expected on long-awaited $17.9 million expansion plan

The railroad trestles over North Main Street and Accabonac Road will be replaced over the next year. Long Island Rail Road officials detailed the plans for the East Hampton Village Board on Friday. Durell Godfrey

Cynthia Carew Darrell, the new supervisor of the Legal Aid Society’s East End bureau, said the organization’s role extends beyond merely dealing with criminal charges to addressing “the well-being of our clients in general.” T.E. McMorrow

Representatives from United Healthcare presented the Springs School with a check for $3,500 to officially launch the Springs chapter of Blessings in a Backpack, which helps feed schoolchildren on weekends. Judy D’Mello

Almost anyone who been in close contact with an albino has experienced a Zen-like sense of wonderment
Alexandra Carr, a 13-year-old birdwatcher, was delighted to find an albino hummingbird at one of her family’s feeders in Amagansett earlier this month. Lisa Ann Carr

Viking Starship anglers were issued 26 tickets
D.E.C. officers dockside in Montauk after seizing what they said were about 1,800 undersized fish left by anglers who had been aboard the Viking Starship party boat on Sept. 16. N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation