An old barn on the Hedges Farm in Sagaponack went up in flames in the early morning hours on Sunday, making it the second major fire in the village in two weeks. The barn fire is not believed to be suspicious, a fire official said.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man who police said broke into Nichol's restaurant in East Hampton Village and LaFondita in Amagansett over Labor Day weekend and stole about $20,000.
Upgrades to septic systems or neighborhood wastewater systems are warranted to address problems on a number of properties in East Hampton Town where improper treatment of sewage is contributing to water pollution.
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.