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  • A Sagaponack man questioned by police and then arrested after the disappearance of his wife last month proclaimed his innocence this week and said he believes she is still alive.
  • State troopers and officers of the county sheriff’s department who manned a Halloween-night sobriety checkpoint on Sunrise Highway reported the arrest of a Springs man on a charge of misdemeanor drunken driving.
  • Whether to allow new dredging at the slips in an East Lake Drive marina on Lake Montauk was debated at an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals last week.
  • The East End Drug Task Force raided a Sagaponack house Thursday and arrested two of its residents, accusing them of dealing large quantities of narcotics, including cocaine.
  • The Oct. 21 East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting covered an array of topics, including plans for a new bowling alley, the conversion of what had been a furniture repair business to vehicle repair, and a public hearing about a concrete barrier in the parking lot at the Amagansett I.G.A., a.k.a. Cirillo’s Market.

  • Two local men, neither of whom is a stranger to local police, are facing felony charges after being accused last week of driving while intoxicated.

  • Two people who rented houses in Montauk for the summer and then sold shares in them in violation of the East Hampton Town Code were slapped with substantial fines in zoning court last week.

  • A four-day jury trial in East Hampton Town Justice Court ended on Friday when an 80-year-old Huntington man was found guilty of seven misdemeanor violations of the town zoning code.
  • E. Virgil Conway, a Montauk native who grew up in one of the original Carl Fisher houses in Upper Shepherd’s Neck and went on to a career of public service, including a key term as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, died at Southampton Hospital on Oct. 21.
  • Two local men charged with felonies pleaded guilty recently in county court in Riverside.

    Kody J. Knudsen of Springs, 26, was arrested on July 21 after crashing a 2009 Mercedes-Benz into a utility pole on the Napeague stretch. He was also charged at the time with felony weapons possession, but the grand jury that indicted him dropped that charge.

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