Jefferson Davis Eames, 48, accused of hosting parties at which there was under-age drinking and drug use, pleaded guilty in East Hampton Town Justice Court Thursday to five misdemeanor charges and one violation.
Laura Tooman assumed the presidency of the Concerned Citizens of Montauk on May 1, just as the town embarked on a monumental effort to protect groundwater, a coastal assessment resiliency plan is developed, hamlet studies proceed, and the summer visitors arrive.
Conditions in Georgica Pond are ripe for yet another harmful algal bloom, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday, and they should consider an emergency opening of the pond to the Atlantic Ocean, which would mitigate the situation.
With so much going on around us on the East End every summer, some might forget to look up. But to the founders of the Montauk Observatory, the heavens, and our unobstructed view of stars, planets, and the Milky Way are worthy of attention — and a decade of effort.
Accompanying 233 juniors from East Hampton High School, Michael Sarlo, the chief of police in East Hampton, returned to the site where almost 16 years ago he arrived with other police officers from the East End to help with the devastation of Sept. 11, which killed almost 3,000 people.
Less than 24 hours after arriving home from the county jail, where he had served time for drunken driving, Christopher Stuart Taylor of East Hampton, 45, was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court on the same charge, a felony this time, by the same judge who had sent him away in November, Justice Lisa R. Rana.
Dina Merrill, the actress and philanthropist whose own life story was at least as engaging as those of the women she portrayed in more than 25 Hollywood films, died on Monday at her oceanfront house on Highway Behind the Pond in East Hampton.
Bridgehampton firefighters battled the blaze Monday evening with help from the Sag Harbor and Southampton Fire Departments, shutting down Montauk Highway between the Bridgehampton Commons and Butter Lane as hose was stretched across the highway.