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  • In one corner is the soon-to-be Southampton Town supervisor, Jay Schneiderman. In the other are Carla and Christopher Concannon, owners of a house under construction at 747 Old Montauk Highway.
  • Southampton Town police said that while the circumstances surrounding the death of Lilia Aucapina is still actively being investigated, "at this time the death is not believed to be criminal in nature."
  • An East Hampton man who has spent much of his time recently in and out of custody is back behind bars this week.
  • East Hampton Town has dropped a charge against the manager of the Surf Lodge on Edgemere Street in Montauk for putting up a sign without consulting with the town’s architectural review board, according to the manager’s lawyers.
  • A former bookkeeper and teacher’s aid at the Rainbow Preschool in Bridgehampton was charged with stealing more than $35,000 from the school. Lauren E. Comber, 30, of Sag Harbor turned herself in to Southampton Town police on Nov. 10.
  • East Hampton Town police made three arrests over the weekend on misdemeanor drunken-driving charges, all in Montauk.
  • On the day before Election Day, a Springs woman was caught on video hurrying off with a neighbor’s campaign signs. Elizabeth M. Ruth, 73, was an unlikely arrestee. The signs’ owner, Lynne Scanlon, told East Hampton Town police that she had put up several anti-rental registry signs, all of which had been stolen. She decided to fight back.
  • “I tried to talk with the dead last night, but the dead, being dead, gave no reply.”
  • The mental competence of a man accused of murdering his father earlier this year in their Manhattan apartment is at issue this week in the Centre Street courtroom of New York State Supreme Court Justice Melissa Jackson.
  • On Friday, for the second straight week, a driver ran into a vehicle driven by an off-duty law enforcement officer and then fled.

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