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The Montauk School District voters easily passed the $18.6 million budget for the 2014-15 school year and elected Jason Biondo during a vote on Tuesday.
In Springs and Sag Harbor School Districts, where the polls didn’t close until 9 on Tuesday evening, the budgets easily passed.
A portion of the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike was briefly shut down as officials cleared the road of hazards after two separate accidents in close proximity to each other on that stretch of road Tuesday morning.
The accident took place in front of the East Hampton Town Recycling Center in Montauk on Tuesday afternoon.
A garbage truck slammed into the North Main Street railroad overpass on Tuesday morning, shutting down train service east of East Hampton Village and backing up traffic.
Police made two arrests in recent days of people they say were driving drunk with children as passengers, and in both cases there could be multiple felony charges.
Additional help requested from Sag Harbor and East Hampton.
The Sagaponack man charged with setting fire to a $34 million Dune Road house in Bridgehampton on April 19 has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial by several doctors, his attorney said.
In a scathing decision denouncing the testimony of a retired East Hampton Town justice as “either self-serving or intentionally vague and disingenuous,” a State Supreme Court judge has ordered her to repay $1.045 million plus interest to a former partner of her late husband