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After nearly 20 years with the East Hampton Town Police Department, Lt. Austin McGuire, known A.J., is leaving for a new position as Sag Harbor Village’s next police chief. Starting in January, Lieutenant McGuire will take over from Chief Tom Fabiano, who announced his retirement in September.
Caffeine junkies can take comfort in the fact that the Starbucks Coffee Company’s East Hampton location will reopen tomorrow, after an interior expansion and renovation project prompted its closure for almost nine weeks.
Seven years after Larry Rivers’s 16-foot-tall “Legs” sculpture first strode onto Janet Lehr and Vered’s Sag Harbor property, a State Supreme Court justice has ruled that the legs must split.
Charline Spektor is ready to move on. “I’m leaving and I’m making every effort to see that the keys are in someone else’s pocket when I do so,” said Ms. Spektor, the owner of BookHampton.
The mental competence of a man accused of murdering his father earlier this year in their Manhattan apartment is at issue this week in the Centre Street courtroom of New York State Supreme Court Justice Melissa Jackson.
The original Amagansett schoolhouse was moved to the campus of the modern-day Amagansett School on Sept. 19, and ever since the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the school's administration has been working on turning it into a museum.
A sandbag seawall being built to armor the downtown Montauk ocean shore will be completed, town officials said Monday, despite a swell of vehement protest and opposition that arose after beach excavation and pile driving for wooden access walks got under way early this month.
About 100 people, including a number of families turned out on Sunday. Meanwhile, on Monday, a 14th person was arrested for trying to stop the work.
A student diagnosed with pertussis has already returned to classes after treatment.
A rally against the seawall is planned for 2 p.m. tomorrow on the beach at South Edison Street in Montauk, where opponents plan to create messages in the sand that will be photographed from above.
Three more people were arrested on the Montauk beach on Friday morning while protesting the Army Corps’s construction of a sandbag revetment there. The arrests were the latest in a series of early morning incursions that began Friday by opponents of the project into the oceanfront work site.
After 18 years with the East Hampton Town Police Department, A.J. McGuire will move to Sag Harbor Village to replace Chief Tom Fabiano.
East Hampton school officials have come out against using schools as polling sites on Election Day, calling it a major security threat.