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A Springs man was arrested at about 8:40 a.m. on Monday after running his 2000 Dodge pickup down Church Street and through a stop sign at Gingerbread Lane, where it jumped a curb outside the East Hampton branch of Bridgehampton National Bank, mowed down some shrubs, and drove off.
Utility poles coated with pentachlorophenol would be banned in New York State under new legislation.
Led by its boys soccer team, East Hampton High School enjoyed a largely joyous homecoming week that included victories by its girls swimming, girls volleyball, girls tennis, and boys volleyball teams.
Pierson High School celebrated its homecoming weekend with a bonfire at Long Beach on Friday night and a parade Saturday down Main Street to Mashashimuet Park.
The People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday drew more than 300,000 demonstrators, including some from East Hampton.
The driver of a minvan was taken to Southampton Hospital after she hit a tree on Route 114 in East Hampton on Monday morning.
An electrical fire broke out at a house in Culloden Shores in Montauk on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, Sag Harbor calls medevac for a person who fell down stairs.
Passers-by saw an orange flow in the sky around Long Beach in the Sag Harbor area on Saturday night, after a mulch fire was reported on Shelter Island.
The owners of the former East Deck Motel in Montauk, who had proposed a private club there, asked on Friday to postpone a scheduled appearance before the East Hampton Town Planning Board last night to give the town the chance to negotiate a possible purchase of the property.