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Jerry Larsen, the former East Hampton Village police chief who is currently running for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, has filed a federal lawsuit against Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. and Richard Lawler, a board member.
State and local officials gathered with administrators of the new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Monday to celebrate their merger, which took place officially earlier this month, and to watch as a new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital sign was unveiled at the main entrance of the hospital and a new flag was raised.
Tests by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk show enterococcus at several locations, include two sample sites on the Montauk ocean beach.
After the lifeguards have gone, East Hampton Ocean Rescue volunteers stay ready for emergencies on the water in all conditions and all seasons.
At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the East Hampton School Board solicited applause from those in attendance when it unanimously agreed to buy a site for a bus depot on Springs-Fireplace Road from East Hampton Town for $2.3 million, pending voter approval.
Jeriel Jose Rivera-Carrera of East Hampton, 33, was charged Tuesday with felony assault on an East Hampton Town policewoman following a brawl at police headquarters in Wainscott, where a search of his person had allegedly turned up a packet of heroin.
The Harry Miller, a 50-foot vessel that recently conducted surveys of the sea floor both in Gardiner’s Bay and off the south shore of the Town of East Hampton, illustrates Deepwater Wind’s engagement with stakeholders as the Rhode Island company plans the construction of a 15-turbine, 90-megawatt wind farm approximately 30 miles off Montauk.
A police badge and new, state-of-the-art septic systems were topics at Friday’s meeting of the East Hampton Village Board, along with familiar disagreement about deer management and the perennial issue of parking.
Almost one year ago, the construction of a bioswale, a drainage course designed to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff, started on the green north of Town Pond in East Hampton Village. The objective was to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds.
“Somebody has to be the figure to stand up and say this is right, this is wrong,” Howard Dean, the one-time presidential candidate and former Vermont governor, said this week in a discussion of President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., following a white supremacist rally there.
A giraffe at the East Hampton Village impound yard? That’s right: A 9-foot-tall plastic giraffe impounded after being found chained to a tree at the Nature Trail in June of 2016.
Another coyote has been found on the South Fork, this one spotted and photographed by Chris Bustamante in a grassy opening north of County Road 39, between Majors Path and North Main Street in Southampton less than a week ago.
Jerry Larsen, a former East Hampton Village police chief seeking a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, cannot participate in a primary election to be a candidate on the Independence Party line, a judge in the State Supreme Court Appellate Division has ruled.