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A storied 210-year-old house on Union Street in Sag Harbor Village, long abandoned and called a safety hazard by officials, has a new owner who has promised to work with the village and restore the house to its former glory.
Years of squabbles, town code violations, and animosity in Montauk after the Surf Lodge broke ground in transforming the hamlet’s low-key bars and restaurants into overcrowded and trendy night spots, may have come to an end this week with an agreement between East Hampton Town officials and the business and property owners.
East Hampton Town police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle that struck a bicyclist on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs Saturday night, then sped off without stopping.
Thomas Gilbert Jr., who is being held on Rikers Island, has attempted suicide on at least one occasion since being locked up, according to the prosecutor, Craig Ortner.
Firefighters put out a fire in a large mulch pile at the landfill at the East Hampton Town Recycling Center Thursday morning.
Fort Pond and Lake Montauk are more vulnerable than ever, according to the Concerned Citizens of Montauk, because of threats coming from above and below ground.
A vehicle overturned on Three Mile Harbor Road, near Round Swamp Farm, in East Hampton on Tuesday morning.
Brad Bender, who resigned amid a felony drug charge in November, said he has suffered from addiction most of his life, and sold oxycodone pills to further feed his drug habit.
Sean P. Ludwick, the driver charged with killing his passenger, Paul Hansen, in a drunken driving crash in Noyac last August, then fleeing the scene and leaving Mr. Hansen's body on the side of the road, will be put on trial within the next few months.