“Nice to see you again, Mr. McCarron,” East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana said when Michael Luke McCarron was brought before her for arraignment Monday morning. “You just got off probation, what, three weeks ago?”
Improvements to septic waste systems in downtown Montauk, in order to limit the release of pollutants that could have a negative effect on ground and surface waters, including Fort Pond, were a topic this week at a meeting of the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee.
The Rev. Denis Brunelle of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton, the head of the East Hampton Clericus, delivered an impassioned and defiant statement against the federal government’s intention to deport millions of undocumented immigrants at a recent village board meeting.
The owner of a Springs house where an East Hampton teen allegedly overdosed on morphine on Jan. 29, was arraigned Friday in East Hampton Town Justice Court on multiple charges relating to under-age gatherings at the house, including one of felony drug dealing.
The facility primarily serves wealthy clients with drug addiction problems, while also offering grants to other residents with similar issues. It opened for business in November 2010, and within a year was met by opposition from neighbors.
President Donald Trump’s calls for increased enforcement of federal immigration laws and memos issued last week by the Department of Homeland Security outlining a broader focus on finding and detaining anyone who is in the country illegally have members of the East Hampton community on edge.
Representative Lee Zeldin answered questions from several constituents in a “telephone town hall” last Thursday, following the cancellation of an April in-person event at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton.