For the second time in about a year, the owners of a house on Gardiner’s Bay in Amagansett have asked the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to allow them to demolish it and build a larger one. And, for the second time, the Planning Department has taken a vociferous stance against their proposal. At issue are distances from the wetlands on the property and from the dune crest.
A drunken-driving case against Thomas Ravenel, a former South Carolina treasurer and current reality-television figure who was arrested in East Hampton last summer, has been adjourned once again, this time to May 8.
Mr. Ravenel’s attorney, Trevor Darrell, said that any further adjournment was unlikely. He said he had requested the delay to allow for negotiations with the district attorney’s office. If no deal is in place by May 8, the matter will likely be headed for trial.
A drunken-driving case against Thomas Ravenel, a former South Carolina treasurer and current reality-television figure with a federal drug record, has been adjourned to May 8, while his show, "Southern Charm," will debut on Bravo this evening at 10 p.m.
Warmer weather and improved road conditions last week had more drivers getting out and about, and the number of drunken-driving arrests went up a little as well. Altogether, four local residents were taken into custody.
East Hampton Town police charged a California woman with felony grand larceny on Monday, alleging she had stolen two jackets, including an Italian leather one valued at $1,500, from the Underwood Drive house in Springs where she had worked as a nanny for a week. Dwikeesha D. Jones, 38, of Antelope, Calif., was also charged with petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, both misdemeanors. She pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon in East Hampton Town Justice Court.