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  • A 911 call in which a neighbor complained that a deer was being kept in a backyard as a pet took East Hampton Town police, and then code enforcement officers, to 7 Cedar Street in Springs on Oct. 11 and led to 17 charges against the owner of the house, Angel Otavalo.

  • Is it a bluff or is it not? The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals will attempt to answer that question over the next few weeks.
  • There may be changes afoot for the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. During a prolonged discussion on Oct. 11, the board wrestled with implementing rules that have been in effect since 1989, but have not been followed.
  • A 1997 Chevrolet Suburban headed toward Two Mile Hollow Beach Friday afternoon crashed into a parked 2014 Chevrolet pickup truck with enough force to propel it three spaces over.
  • After a 911 call in which a neighbor complained that a deer was being kept in a backyard as a pet, the owner of the house was charged with illegally adding four bedrooms, including two in the basement, and with several other code violations.
  • Marc Rowan, the private equities investor who over the past few years bought Duryea’s Dock and a number of other Montauk properties near Fort Pond Bay, has plans in the works for a major overhaul of the complex of cottages next to the Montauket.
  • Motor vehicle accidents led to four driving while intoxicated arrests by local police last week, while a county campaign against drunken driving netted two arrests overnight Saturday. All but one of those arrested were charged with misdemeanors.
  • A Montauk man arrested Sept. 30 after a routine traffic stop on the hamlet’s Main Street was indicted by a grand jury on drug trafficking charges last Thursday.
  • A public hearing on the proposed expansion of Damark’s Deli at the intersection of Three Mile Harbor and Soak Hides Roads in East Hampton is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. during the East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting at Town Hall.
  • The Southampton Town Police Department, working in conjunction with OLA, is bringing back its civilian police academy next spring, in large part to improve relations and communication between the police and the Latino community.

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