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  • The Dunes East Hampton, an exclusive drug treatment facility on Bull Run in Northwest Woods, will need to undergo a full site plan review before the East Hampton Town Planning Board if it is to stay in business
  • The developer proposing to build 89 condominium units targeting affluent baby boomers on 24 acres of open farmland in Amagansett told the East Hampton Town Planning Board on May 15 that he was there to listen. He got an earful.
  •     Things went from bad to worse to the verge of surreal early Monday morning for a New Hampshire man who neglected to dim his headlights for an oncoming car.

  •     The East Hampton Fire Department has unveiled its newest tool for firefighter training: a roofed structure built low to the ground to allow East End fire companies to practice the important skill of cutting open roofs to vent fires, to prevent dreaded flashovers for those fighting fires inside buildings.

  •     An East Hampton man is being held in Suffolk County jail in Riverhead after his arrest on a felony assault charge early Saturday evening.

  •     A 2011 Dodge, speeding and swerving on Main Street and then on Woods Lane in East Hampton, was pulled over a little after midnight Sunday, leading to the arrest of a Patchogue man, 22-year-old Anthony E. Cavuoto, on a charge of driving while intoxicated. East Hampton Village police said Mr. Cavuoto was going 55 miles per hour in a 30 m.p.h. zone.

  •    One person’s trash is another’s treasure was Bryan and Michele Gosman’s mantra as they assembled the pieces of what is now their dream house.

  • Police release surveillance camera images of red Jeep that may have a connection to the May 7 burglary of Springs house..
  •     A Wainscott woman who refused to be searched at East Hampton Town police headquarters following a car crash Sunday afternoon stripped off all her clothes in protest, according to the arrest report.
        Responding to a call reporting the 5 p.m. crash on Springs-Fireplace Road near Shadom Lane, police came upon a 2004 Chrysler that had gone off the road into a tree. The driver, Skyler M. Boothe, 33, told the officers she’d been talking on her cellphone and had lost control of the car.

  •     The East Hampton Town Police Department and the County District Attorney’s Office have closed a loophole in arrest procedures following a not-guilty verdict handed down in March by a local jury.

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  • Southampton Town police have asked the public to assist them in an investigation of a "hide-a-key" thief possibly responsible for a series of burglaries.

    According to a release from Detective Sgt. Lisa A. Costa, a man drove up to a Water Mill house on Friday and lifted the doormat at the front door, searching for a key. The statement does not indicate whether the man entered the house.

  • A Long Island Rail Road train headed for Montauk is being held up in Amityville after it struck and killed a man on the tracks on Saturday afternoon.

    As police investigated, between 110 and 150 passengers were stuck on the eastbound train, which left Jamaica at 12:10 p.m. The accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. The train was due in Montauk at 3 p.m.

    Trains were delayed in both directions. Though service was expected to be restored soon, trains will be bypassing the Amityville station during the investigation. 

  • On Tuesday the East Hampton Town Police Department awarded 13 officers for outstanding and dedicated acts of police work during 2014. Each officer was given an award bar to be displayed over his or her shield.
  • The blizzard left its mark on Montauk, causing beach erosion, though it did not reach the oceanside motels.
  • Summer may be over, but the Montauk Farmers Market lives on, at least for this Saturday.