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Star Staff
In a Saturday evening 911 call, police were alerted that youths were skateboarding near the Janet Lehr Fine Arts Gallery off Park Place. An officer did not find any youths or skateboarders when he went to investigate.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Mark Poitras received awards from the Southampton Town EMS Advisory Committee’s dinner at the Coast Grill Friday night.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An electric heat gun fell onto a bed on Friday afternoon, igniting a fire in a house in Springs where construction was underway, an East Hampton Town fire marshal said this week.
David E. Rattray
The disappearance of a masonry saw from the roadside on Church Street in East Hampton Village on May 7 led to the arrest of Jan R. Gutierrez of Springs on a charge of grand larceny.
Mark Segal
Sag Harbor’s third annual Cultural Heritage Weekend will focus on the evolution of a diverse community over three centuries through a variety of events and programs presented from tomorrow through Sunday by the member organizations of the Sag Harbor Cultural District.
Christopher Walsh
The possibility of electing a new chairperson of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee was scuttled last night after a State Supreme Court judge issued a temporary restraining order on Monday forbidding the committee from conducting a vote before its June 20 meeting.
Jane Bimson
The owners of Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa have purchased the Montauk Yacht Club Resort and Marina and plan to spend approximately $13 million to upgrade the property, which they will rename Gurney’s Montauk Yacht Club and Resort.
Jon M. Diat
Bob Bubka, radio’s “Voice of Golf,” who lives now in Houston, traced his eventful career to two fortuitous breaks that occurred about 50 years ago.
Judy D’Mello
Voters from Montauk to Bridgehampton approved their respective school district budgets for the 2018-19 year on Tuesday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Springs firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that broke out in a bedroom where work was being done Friday afternoon.
Judy D’Mello
Every district from Montauk to Bridgehampton stays the under tax cap
Christopher Walsh
With the collective conviction that the time to act is now, the East Hampton Town Board engaged on Tuesday in a long discussion about the creation of a wastewater treatment system for downtown Montauk, and a tax district to help fund it.
Judy D’Mello
School Districts will find 15 official candidates vying for 12 open seats. The only contested races on the ballots are in East Hampton, Amagansett, and Sagaponack.
T.E. McMorrow
Police say the Riverhead man was dragging the young woman, whose name was not released, out of an Amagansett house and toward his 2002 Volvo when he was confronted by Justin Napolillo, who had come to her defense carrying a 12-gauge shotgun.
T.E. McMorrow
On the evening of April 20, according to East Hampton Town police, Raymond K. Berry, 29, took a car belonging to Alison Miller from a driveway at 3 Ninth Street in Springs and drove it through a Gardiner Avenue yard and around a swimming pool before abandoning it in a nearby driveway and running away.
Christopher Walsh
As part of the Town of East Hampton’s goal to derive 100 percent of its electricity needs from renewable, clean sources, Energize East Hampton, a solar and energy savings program, will be launched on Saturday with an informational booth at the East Hampton Village street fair. The fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Newtown Lane.