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  • A 55-foot commercial a commercial fishing dragger, the Miss Scarlett, based in New London, Conn., ran aground on the beach along Navy Road in Montauk at about 6 a.m. Sunday near high tide.
  • Marc Rowan, an investment billionaire whose plans for the several commercial properties he has bought in Montauk have had the attention of East Hampton Town planners for quite some time, may have been expecting formal planning board approval of a site plan for his Arbor restaurant on Nov. 16, but it was not to be.
  • The case of Jefferson Davis Eames versus the East Hampton Town Police Department took another turn on Nov. 15, when the Springs man, who is suing the department for violating his civil rights, was arrested on a charge of driving while high on drugs.
  • A Montauk man needed 10 stitches to close a wound on his forehead after a man from Kingston, N.Y., alledgedly hit him with a beer bottle on Nov. 15 during a midnight altercation at Liar’s Saloon in Montauk.
  • A driver who was talking on his cellphone Saturday night and wound up on the sidewalk on Newtown Lane has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated.
  • My wife and I had been tuning into C-Span since we first were connected to cable. “Thank you for C-Span” was a standard opening for callers talking live on the network’s broad array of shows.
  • The team representing Marc Rowan — who wants to knock down four small cottages on Firestone Road in Montauk and replace them with three larger ones, each with its own small pool — failed to convince a majority of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to override a building inspector’s ruling that is holding up his plans.
  • The family of an East Hampton man who was badly hurt Sunday morning in a car accident on Route 114 has asked for help from the community to meet his hospital bills, which are expected to be substantial.
  • Despite the nationwide rallies and candlelight vigils protesting the election of Donald Trump last week, those who voted for him on Nov. 8 remain steadfast. The president-elect won Suffolk County, though not the South Fork, yet his support here was still strong
  • Among motorists charged with driving while intoxicated last week, the highest blood-alcohol level reported by East Hampton Town police was that of Jill P. Klein, 52, of Bayside, Queens.

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