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  • Starting at 6 a.m. New Year’s Day, the East Hampton Town Police Department, switched from a system of rotating shifts to a set schedule.
  • Nighttime thieves struck unlocked cars in Sag Harbor again last week, continuing a series of incidents that began in mid-December.
  • The two men who police said robbed the Speedway gas station in Wainscott on New Year's Day, with one threatening the clerk with what appeared to be a gun before making off with several hundred dollars, were taken into custody Monday by the Riverhead Town police.
  • A domestic dispute on the day after Christmas ended in the arrest of a Sag Harbor man, Nicholas V. Depetris.
  • An East Hampton man with a history of drug and alcohol convictions may face significant jail time after being charged with felony drunken driving on Saturday morning.
  • A Christmas-morning crash on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs resulted in a trip to Southampton Hospital for the driver, who was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.
  • A request from the owners of one of the last undeveloped beachfront parcels on Marine Boulevard in Amagansett to add a second story to an already approved one-story residence was denied on Dec. 13, at the year’s final meeting of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • The East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting on Dec. 7, which included public hearings and site plan reviews, was unusually contentious.
  • The 55-foot steel-hulled dragger that ran aground in Montauk on the morning of Nov. 27 was finally pulled free Tuesday by the tugboat Judy M., the hole in her hull having been patched by an underwater diver the day before.
  • Early on the morning of Nov. 30, code enforcement officers, with the assistance of the East Hampton Town Police Department, executed a search warrant at 64 Woodbine Drive in Springs and filed 29 charges against the owner of the house.

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