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Taylor K. Vecsey
No one was injured when a sport utility vehicle knocked down a utility pole, starting a fire on Daniel's Hole Road, near Hedges Lane, in Wainscott on Tuesday afternoon.
T.E. McMorrow
Sean P. Ludwick pleaded guilty on Tuesday to aggravated vehicular homicide, a felony, in the death of his passenger, Paul Hansen, in a car crash in Noyac in August 2015.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The fire stared in a Dumpster and spread to a stack of wooden pallets on Friday night.
Bryley Williams
Weekly test results from the Concerned Citizens of Montauk showed fecal enterococcus levels more than seven times a federal standard for recreational waters.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Trustees’ harbor management committee will host officials from Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company planning to construct a 15-turbine wind farm approximately 30 miles from Montauk, when it meets on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Taylor K. Vecsey
"I just love Bridgehampton." This is a phrase no one who knows Willie Jenkins would be surprised to hear him say.
Christopher Walsh
President Trump was repeatedly scorned by a full house at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Tuesday as the first Hamptons Institute discussion of 2017 focused on climate change and how to combat it.
Judy D’Mello
The Cedar Point Lighthouse, a beacon that stood sentinel for the busy port of Sag Harbor for some 100 years, will be restored after falling into a perilous state.
T.E. McMorrow
The fate of Seamore’s, the seafood restaurant that opened this year at the Breakers Motel in Montauk, could hang on a decision by a State Supreme Court Justice as to whether it is subject to site plan approval.
T.E. McMorrow
Two men charged with felony drunken driving were arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court Saturday morning.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Fred Havemeyer’s name was stricken last week from the September primary ballot in Southampton Town after two Suffolk County Board of Elections commissioners denied petitions that would have allowed him to challenge Supervisor Jay Schneiderman for the Democratic Party line.
T.E. McMorrow
A former resident of Hampton Bays is to be deported to Mexico after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday.
Joanne Pilgrim
Two Montauk restaurants that are allegedly transformed into nightclubs after dinner hours are feeling the heat this week, with East Hampton Town officials going to the State Supreme Court for injunctions to force them to operate according to the zoning code, which allows them to be restaurants only, and to limit the size of their crowds.
T.E. McMorrow
His first name is Keen and his last name is Rodney, according to the East Hampton Town Police Department. Not so, he told Justice Steven Tekulsky at his arraignment last Thursday.
Judy D’Mello
On Tuesday, Laser Industries, an excavation and clearing company brought on board by the Springs School District’s architect, BBS Architects and Engineers, began excavating leaching pools near the back of the school to determine the state of its beleaguered septic system.
Christopher Walsh
Stony Brook University has received a nearly $170,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support marine science and fisheries research.