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  • A Bridgehampton man accused of assaulting an elderly Northwest Woods woman was indicted by a grand jury last Thursday on multiple felony charges, and was re-arraigned in Riverside Wednesday
  • Jefferson Davis Eames who has an open case stemming from an alleged road-rage incident on Neck Path in Springs in December 2013 was back in court last Thursday on a new charge.
  • An Oakdale man led East Hampton Village police on a chase Sunday night that ended when he allegedly crashed the 2001 Nissan Pathfinder he was driving through a fence and into a construction site at busy Bridgehampton intersection.
  • Three solar power plants proposed for town-owned land in East Hampton and Springs would help East Hampton to achieve its renewable energy goals and earn it money in the process, but an initial review of two of the proposals by the town planning board on June 10 revealed a handful of issues that will have to be answered before the projects can move forward.

  • The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals heard yet another application to replace one of the 27 oceanfront units there with a much larger one Tuesday night.
  • Every year as the summer season advances, alcohol-related carnage on local roads keeps pace. This past week was no exception
  • East Hampton Town detectives executed a search warrant during the pre-dawn hours Saturday and arrested Brian A. Cowell.
  • Woman caught on camera stole a $300 necklace from a Newtown Lane boutique, police say.
  • The standoff between the Town of East Hampton and the car-for-hire service Uber moved into the East Hampton Justice Court Monday, with six drivers being arraigned on charges of operating a taxi business without a license.
  • East Hampton Village police have continued to crack down on dogs on the beach when they are not supposed to be, issuing eight summonses over the weekend to seven dog walkers.

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  • While many drivers in East Hampton Town have been angered by the recent blight of large potholes along Montauk Highway from Napeague to the Lighthouse, that have been destroying tires and tire rims, they have nothing on the sinkhole that opened up on Montauk Main Street Monday morning.

  • If you've been trying to open a page on East Hampton Town's website this week, and have been unsuccessful, it is not because you have lost your Internet connection, nor is the town's website down.

    Previously, HamptonsOnline hosted the town's domain name, but several months ago the company announced that it would stop hosting domains at the beginning of this month, according to Bob Pease, the town's information technology administrator.

  • Southampton Town police have asked the public to assist them in an investigation of a "hide-a-key" thief possibly responsible for a series of burglaries.

    According to a release from Detective Sgt. Lisa A. Costa, a man drove up to a Water Mill house on Friday and lifted the doormat at the front door, searching for a key. The statement does not indicate whether the man entered the house.

  • A Long Island Rail Road train headed for Montauk is being held up in Amityville after it struck and killed a man on the tracks on Saturday afternoon.

    As police investigated, between 110 and 150 passengers were stuck on the eastbound train, which left Jamaica at 12:10 p.m. The accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. The train was due in Montauk at 3 p.m.

    Trains were delayed in both directions. Though service was expected to be restored soon, trains will be bypassing the Amityville station during the investigation. 

  • On Tuesday the East Hampton Town Police Department awarded 13 officers for outstanding and dedicated acts of police work during 2014. Each officer was given an award bar to be displayed over his or her shield.
  • The blizzard left its mark on Montauk, causing beach erosion, though it did not reach the oceanside motels.
  • Summer may be over, but the Montauk Farmers Market lives on, at least for this Saturday.