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The Springs Fire Department kicked off its 50th anniversary year with a ceremony on New Year’s Day.
Thomas Gilbert Jr. has had several brushes with the law the past few months in both Southampton and East Hampton Towns, and, reportedly, was a suspect in a Sagaponack arson investigation.
A hydrogeologist who reviewed the results of recent tests of soil and groundwater around several of the utility poles installed by PSEG Long Island in East Hampton says that there is indeed cause for concern.

The East Hampton Town fire marshal's office is continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze that ripped through a house on Hedges Banks Drive in East Hampton on Thursday.
East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of an elderly man who was discovered in his driveway on Isle of Wight Road in Springs on Thursday afternoon.
A family reportedly escaped flames that were shooting through the roof when firefighters arrived.
It’s the new year and the East End is looking good. The days get longer by a minute or two every 24 hours. As Shelley wrote, when winter comes, spring can’t be far behind.
Populations of 186 mammals, birds, fish, shellfish, and amphibians were described as likely to drop to critical levels unless urgent conservation action is taken.
A Jewish Center of the Hamptons group was in Cuba with a cultural attaché at the United States Interests Section when the groundbreaking news was announced.