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David E. Rattray
More than 20 local, state, and federal agencies and East End police departments began a “dirty bomb” interdiction exercise in Gardiner’s Bay last Thursday, which continued through the weekend with safety checks of recreational and commercial boaters.
T.E. McMorrow
Jeriel Jose Rivera-Carrera of East Hampton, 33, was charged Tuesday with felony assault on an East Hampton Town policewoman following a brawl at police headquarters in Wainscott, where a search of his person had allegedly turned up a packet of heroin.
Christopher Walsh
The Harry Miller, a 50-foot vessel that recently conducted surveys of the sea floor both in Gardiner’s Bay and off the south shore of the Town of East Hampton, illustrates Deepwater Wind’s engagement with stakeholders as the Rhode Island company plans the construction of a 15-turbine, 90-megawatt wind farm approximately 30 miles off Montauk.
Christopher Walsh
A police badge and new, state-of-the-art septic systems were topics at Friday’s meeting of the East Hampton Village Board, along with familiar disagreement about deer management and the perennial issue of parking.
Christopher Walsh
Almost one year ago, the construction of a bioswale, a drainage course designed to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff, started on the green north of Town Pond in East Hampton Village. The objective was to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds.
Christopher Walsh
“Somebody has to be the figure to stand up and say this is right, this is wrong,” Howard Dean, the one-time presidential candidate and former Vermont governor, said this week in a discussion of President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., following a white supremacist rally there.
Jackie Pape
A 15-year-old bicyclist was injured around 8:30 a.m. last Thursday when he collided with a car near the Montauk Highway intersection with Wainscott Northwest Road.
Christopher Walsh
Fire up the ovens, get the chickens primped and pretty, and keep practicing those tricks with Fido — the Springs Agricultural Fair takes place on Saturday, with all kinds of contests to enter and prizes to win.
Star Staff
A cocktail party fund-raiser to help elect Tommy John Schiavoni to the Southampton Town Board will be held in Sag Harbor on Sunday evening from 5 to 7.
Star Staff
A giraffe at the East Hampton Village impound yard? That’s right: A 9-foot-tall plastic giraffe impounded after being found chained to a tree at the Nature Trail in June of 2016.
T.E. McMorrow
According to the East Hampton Village police, Amber Elizabeth Gregg, 27, left her two children, a 4-year-old and a 7-month-old baby, alone in her apartment while she was out drinking on the morning of Aug. 16.
Larry Penny
Another coyote has been found on the South Fork, this one spotted and photographed by Chris Bustamante in a grassy opening north of County Road 39, between Majors Path and North Main Street in Southampton less than a week ago.
Christopher Walsh
Jerry Larsen, a former East Hampton Village police chief seeking a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, cannot participate in a primary election to be a candidate on the Independence Party line, a judge in the State Supreme Court Appellate Division has ruled.
Bryley Williams
Potentially harmful bacteria levels were detected in East End waters by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk and Surfrider Foundation Long Island Chapter in test samples taken on Monday.
Jackie Pape
Terry Kemper, a retired television executive and member of the East Hampton Fire Department, chases solar eclipses, and on Monday he will chase his 17th. Find out how you can too.