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  •     An 11-mile, O.J. Simpson-style pursuit of a BMW led to the arrest of a Southampton man at a little after 2 a.m. on Sunday. East Hampton Village police first spotted the car, with its headlights off, on Main Street, and finally ran it down near the Route 27 overlook in Hither Hills.

  •     The long, winding road that the Beach House, a Montauk summer hotspot for the young and hip, has journeyed, may be coming to a close — or just beginning, depending on what happens at Tuesday’s meeting of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals.

  • Plans are in the works for a second car wash in Amagansett, just a few hundred yards west of one operated by V&V Auto.
  • The owners of The Montauk Brewing Company want to make its signiture Driftwood Ale on site and are hoping to have the brewery running in time for the hectic summer season.
  •     An apparently troubled young man, Justin Cruz, 18, of East Hampton but with no set address, who has been in and out of East Hampton Town Justice Court, was there again on Jan. 13 and the day after, to be arraigned on separate charges. He was arrested on a bench warrant on Jan. 12 after failing three times to appear in court.

  •     Two men were arrested in East Hampton Town last week on drunken-driving charges and a third on a charge of driving while impaired by drugs.

  • “She took a company that has been around since 1902 and nearly bankrupted them.”
  • Two waterfront properties on Lake Montauk and one on Gardiner’s Bay were front and center.
  •     The future of Hren’s Nursery, a landmark on the Montauk Highway between East Hampton and Amagansett, was on the agenda of the East Hampton Town Planning Board  last week. The business was closed last year. Now, however, the Hren family has proposed subdividing the property, with one lot for the nursery, four house lots, and an agricultural reserve. The landscaping part of the business would be discontinued.

  •     An East Hampton Town police officer patrolling Three Mile Harbor Road in Springs in the early hours of Jan. 5 made a sharp swerve onto the shoulder to avoid being hit by an oncoming Dodge Durango, which then continued on. The officer turned around fast and stopped the Durango after a short pursuit.

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