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  • Alex Walter, chairman of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, used a steady hand in navigating stormy seas in 2012.
  •     Nicholas Kraus, 41, of East Hampton was arrested shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday and charged with driving while intoxicated after being stopped on Abraham’s Path near Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton for having a broken taillight.
        The arresting officer reported that his breath smelled of alcohol, his eyes were bloodshot, and his speech was slurred, and that he exited his car unsteadily before failing roadside sobriety tests.

  •     At about 9 a.m. on Christmas Day, Joseph Esposito of Brooklyn was headed east on Montauk Highway near St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett when he fell asleep behind the wheel of his 2013 Toyota SUV.

  • Montauk pondside restaurant hopes to add outdoor dining and improved parking.
  • Inside a large room in East Hampton Village’s Emergency Services Building , preparation for a major storm doesn’t begin in the hours or even days beforehand. It begins months, even years, in advance.
  •     An East Hampton Town police officer spotted Carlos R. Hernandez,  45, of Northwest Woods driving erratically at a little after 3 a.m. on Dec. 15 and stopped his 1997 Dodge on Stephen Hand’s Path near Wheelock Road. The officer wrote in his arrest report that Mr. Hernandez had swerved across the double yellow lines.

  •     An East Hampton Village officer patrolling Montauk Highway last Friday evening found an unoccupied  2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee that had come to rest in woods just off the highway near Stephen Hand’s Path. The SUV had struck a utility pole before slamming into the trees, according to the police report.
        The driver was nowhere to be found, but the officer heard noises in the woods that sounded like someone running away.

  •     The owner of a two-acre Georgica Road estate reported to East Hampton Village police last Friday afternoon that back in May he discovered a complete sterling silver flatware set, including serving pieces, and many valuable pieces of china, missing from his basement, where they had been stored. An expensive black Prada dress was missing as well.
        The value of the items stolen was estimated at over $10,000.

  • The main question for the Z.B.A. to determine was whether the wall was built on sensitive dunelands.
  •     Shortly before 6 a.m. on Saturday, Gregorio Colin-Martinez, 21, of Bridgehampton flagged down an East Hampton Town police officer on Springs-Fireplace Road near Queens Lane in Springs, asking the officer for help getting to his car. He had left it at 61 Muir Boulevard, he told the officer, who took him to that address, about three-quarters of a mile away.

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