The commisssioners of the Springs Fire District came under a barrage of fire at a hearing before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday, concerning a cellphone tower erected behind the Springs Firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard in April.
“I’m as excited to retire as I was when I got called to the police academy,” Lt. Thomas Grenci said Thursday, minutes before his colleagues honored him with a walk-out ceremony outside police headquarters in Wainscott. “I wanted to be a cop from day one.”
Six relatives of Paul Hansen, the Noyac man killed in an Aug. 30 car crash, were in Southampton Town Justice Court on Thursday when Sean P. Ludwick, who is accused of leaving the crash scene and of drunken driving, made a brief appearance.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Springs woman early Tuesday, charging her with being part of a scheme that used local banks and local addresses to defraud seven elderly people across the country.
The idea that the federally owned Plum Island should be preserved and protected, not sold to the highest bidder and developed, found widespread support on Monday during a public hearing on the island’s future.
Two East Hampton Town trustees, one of whom is seeking re-election in November, have attended fewer than half of the board’s meetings in 2015 and a third, whose attendance has waned, has decided this will be her last term for the time being.