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In light of a previous conviction for driving while intoxicated, an East Hampton man arrested Sunday morning for the same offense was charged with felony D.W.I.
Amagansett Electric lines to a house on Cranberry Hole Road, coming in from a street pole to the junction box, were cut sometime between Dec. 9 and Dec. 12, when a property manager reported the damage. Repairs were estimated at $4,000. East Hampton
The fire that ripped through a section of Sag Harbor’s Main Street on Friday morning — the worst on the South Fork in 22 years — destroyed two buildings, including the Sag Harbor Cinema, badly damaged others, devastated businesses, and displaced two people from second-story apartments.
East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen is taking a private security position, he said on Wednesday.
Despite reports that cigarettes were blame for the fire on Friday that destroyed several Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor, including the lobby of the Sag Harbor Cinema, fire investigators have yet to pinpoint a cause.
The building that housed Compass real estate, which was destroyed by the fire that ripped through five Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor on Friday, was demolished.
"This is obviously a dark day for Sag Harbor," said Ken O'Donnell, a village board member, "but Sag Harbor always shines the brightest on days like today."
An old summer house in Sagaponack known as the “red cottage” burned almost to the ground in a fast-moving fire on Friday afternoon.
An 87-year-old man survived a rollover crash on Napeague Friday night after swerving to avoid a deer.
A building contractor was arrested on theft charges for allegedly stealing tools from Riverhead Building Supply on consecutive days last week.
East Hampton 
Fire commissioners were elected on Tuesday in four districts serving residents of the Town of East Hampton. In Montauk and Amagansett, where there were contested races, more people than usual turned out to vote.
A fire at house on Town Line Road in Sagaponack on Friday afternoon left the small cottage completely destroyed.