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Star Staff
Police were called to Riverhead Building Supply on Railroad Avenue Friday afternoon to check on a possible counterfeit $100 bill. It turned out to be a false alarm because the firm’s “detector pen was low on ink, making the bill appear counterfeit.”
Carissa Katz
The school break may be a week and a half away, but now is the time to plan for it. There are a number of options for kids who are not heading out of town for the week.
T.E. McMorrow
There was only one arrest in East Hampton this past week on drunken driving charges; it came after a one-vehicle accident around midnight Monday.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board approved a management and stewardship plan for properties acquired with the community preservation fund at its meeting last Thursday, a plan that includes an estimated $850,000 for the restoration of studios on Neck Path in Springs.
Christopher Walsh
Consultants engaged by the town board to conduct studies and make recommendations for the commercial districts of Wainscott, East Hampton, Springs, Amagansett, and the downtown and harbor areas of Montauk proposed dramatic changes for Montauk, including a coastal retreat in the face of sea level rise.
Christopher Walsh
Maureen’s Haven, a provider of shelter and support services for the homeless, has ceased operation in East Hampton, though, its officials hope, only temporarily.
Jamie Bufalino
Last Thursday’s meeting of the East Hampton Village Board began with a plea to change zoning to allow expanded uses of historic inns and reached a crescendo when one village business owner asserted that the business district was in the midst of an existential crisis.
Judy D’Mello
Eamon Spencer from East Hampton High School offered a hard-to-get chance to study as an undergraduate in Annapolis.
Judy D’Mello
A new Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Use Task Force will consist of school officials from East Hampton, Montauk, Amagansett, Springs, and Sag Harbor, as well as clergy and representatives of police departments.
Larry Penny
Last year there were reports of both ospreys and bald eagles flying or roosting in the vicinity of Kellis Pond, fishing but not reproducing. Greg Boeklen’s photo was the icing on the cake.
T.E. McMorrow
An 18-year-old who was a seasonal traffic control officer for the East Hampton Village police is in custody after allegedly raping a woman in a Springs School parking lot on Sunday afternoon.
T.E. McMorrow
A former East Hampton man has been accused by the United States Commodity Futures Commission of defrauding investors by selling shares in a phony virtual-money company.
Cornelia Channing
At a time when medical coverage has become increasingly complicated and uncertain, one local doctor’s office is making access to care a priority.
Christopher Walsh
An outcry over implementation of Suffolk County’s Shellfish Aquaculture Lease Program in Gardiner’s Bay and Peconic Bay, in which parcels are leased for private, commercial shellfish cultivation, is getting louder.
Christopher Walsh
Jay-Z and Beyoncé, who bought a house in East Hampton last year, object to a house and swimming pool planned on an adjacent property that their attorney says will block their view of the preserved field that both properties abut.