The man charged with rape for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl in Montauk was indicted by a grand jury in Suffolk County Criminal Court in Riverside Friday on eight felony counts — four counts of rape and four counts of committing a criminal sexual act with a child under 15 years of age.
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.