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A fire broke out at a historic house known as Rowdy Hall, on Egypt Lane in East Hampton Village on Monday afternoon after 2 p.m.
East Hampton Town police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say stole a wallet and a cellphone at the Speedway gas station on Montauk Highway in Wainscott last month.
An East Hampton teenager spent six days in county jail last week after being arrested on a felony charge of criminal mischief.
The Springs Fire District, the last holdout on the South Fork, agreed in October to put aside $100,000 in its 2016 budget to fund a paid E.M.S. program to supplement its volunteer department. The program started Monday.
One of three drivers charged over the weekend with drunken driving was treated at Southampton Hospital for a fractured leg following her arrest.
East Hampton
Twelve headstones in East Hampton Village's historic North End Cemetery, some of them hundreds of years old, were damaged by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night or early Sunday morning.
East Hampton Town police have asked for the public's help in identifying a woman who used credit card information apparently stolen from an East Hampton resident.
Learning to sail, pricing boats in an alleged Puerto Rico bail-jumping plot.
Vehicular accidents and high blood-alcohol readings led to several arrests on drunken-driving charges this past week.
Thursday, the day that criminal matters are heard in East Hampton Town Justice Court, has been a busy day this past month. Last Thursday, for example, the calendar listed no fewer than 75 defendants.
Amagansett
Sean P. Ludwick, who was charged in August after an alleged drunk driving accident in which his friend Paul Hansen was killed, had his bail revoked and was returned to jail Tuesday after allegedly plotting to escape by boat from Puerto Rico.