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  • In a decision released on Monday, an Amagansett man, Arthur W. Bijur, was found not guilty of violating the county’s “social host” law, as well as the Town of East Hampton’s mass gathering law following a bench trial in January before East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky.
  • A Southampton man who already was facing criminal charges in Sag Harbor and Southampton was arraigned last Thursday in East Town Justice Court on multiple charges, including one felony. Kory Roebuck MacWhinnie had been arrested on April 4, his 30th birthday, by East Hampton Village police, who said he had been driving a 2017 Cadillac Escalade at 45 miles an hour on Main Street near Town Pond, where the speed limit is 30.
  • A proposed Sagaponack subdivision on the south side of Montauk Highway has drawn the ire of the East Hampton Town Planning Board.
  • The East Hampton Town Planning Board held a public hearing on March 28 on a site plan that would allow AT&T to place cellphone antenna panels on a World War II-era fire-control tower at the Montauk Lighthouse.
  • East Hampton Town police charged two men over the holiday weekend with drunken driving, with one charge a felony.
  • A jury found a Northwest Woods man charged with violating East Hampton Town’s rental registry law in 2016 not guilty after a trial at East Hampton Town Justice Court last week.
  • In an era when police fight crime with high-tech gadgetry — Tasers and license plate readers in patrol cars — a much lower-tech instrument now helps East Hampton Town police handle crowds at special events as well as in downtown Montauk during the summer season: the bicycle.
  • Jorge L. Marin, 29, of Montauk was arrested by East Hampton Town police after a traffic stop on Montauk Highway in East Hampton early Saturday morning and was charged with two felonies: possession of liquid marijuana, a controlled substance, and possession of a stolen debit card
  • Ronald S. Baron, the billionaire owner of a string of beachfront properties on East Hampton's Further Lane lost a bid to build a walkway through the protected double dunes there. The same week, a higher court rejected his appeal of an earlier decision regarding two walls built on the property without permits.
  • According to the East Hampton fire marshal’s office, it appears the fire was ignited by embers that flew out of the chimney.

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