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East Hampton Town police have made a second arrest involving the alleged under-age party house on Neck Path in Springs. At the same time, a bench trial has been scheduled for the owner of the house, Jefferson Davis Eames, on an unrelated charge on March 21.
The November election in East Hampton Town, when seats for East Hampton Town supervisor and at least two town board members will be open for takers, is on the minds of a number of would-be candidates, including some new to town politics.
East Hampton Town followed through this week on its promise to take the fight over local control of the East Hampton Airport all the way to the United States Supreme Court.
Members of an ad hoc committee of East Hampton residents opposed to the East Hampton School Board’s proposal to construct a bus maintenance and refueling depot on Cedar Street were heartened this week by the board’s strong interest in an alternative site.
Water Mill family of three escapes unharmed as major fire breaks out.
Ronald Perelman asked the East Hampton Village Bard last Thursday to upzone the Creeks, his nearly 60-acre estate at East Hampton Village’s western edge.
Beth Doyle, the John M. Marshall Elementary School principal, and Russell Morgan, the assistant principal, took part in the Shadow a Student Challenge last month, hoping that by seeing the school through students’ eyes, they might identify ways to improve the John Marshall experience.
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.
The bomb was a 2006 Mercedes-Benz driven by Alec Wasser, 21, who police said was driving drunk when he lost control of the car and slammed into the side of a house in Water Mill in the early morning hours on Sunday.
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.