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  •     A fence war broke out during the East Hampton Town Planning Board’s May 9 meeting, pitting the owner of the Amagansett I.G.A., also called Cirillo’s Market,  against a long-vacant building and parking lot next door.
        Fran Cirillo, the market’s owner, is expanding it, on both the east and west sides of the building, by about 5,000 square feet, to over 20,000 square feet. She received site-plan approval from the board last August.

  • Following a heated exchange at an East Hampton Town Board work session Tuesday over a controversial proposal to deal with large crowds gathering outside at restaurants or bars, Councilwoman Theresa Quigley, who offered the legislation, challenged the two Democrats on the board to produce a proposal of their own to address the problem.
  • The $35,000 that the East Hampton Town Board’s Republican majority agreed to accept for a portion of a town-owned alleyway that bisects the old Ronjo motel in Montauk has been confirmed by an independent appraiser.
  • East Hampton Town is on the verge of approving a control facility at the town airport, despite questions about rising cost.
  •     Driving with a flat tire after leaving the scene of an accident landed a Springs man in jail, according to East Hampton Town police.

  • New owners of the Montauk hot spot have agreed to a record-setting fine to cover 100 citations for violations of East Hampton Town Code; the remaining 500-plus citations are to be dropped.
  •     The Surf Lodge, the popular Montauk club that has been before the East Hampton Town Justice Court and Zoning Board of Appeals on numerous occasions in the last year, can keep its portable dry bar on the patio.

  •     Quamine T. Taylor, who has been accused of breaking into the music and fashion mogul Sean Combs’s house in East Hampton on March 31 and using it as his own for 24 hours, appeared in East Hampton Town Court last Thursday before Justice Lisa R. Rana for pre-trial motions.
        He had been arrested in a similar incident 10 years ago.

  •     Kent F. Gaugler of Springs died Monday after a motorcycle crash on Three Mile Harbor Road in that hamlet early on Sunday. “He was pronounced dead at 5:03 last night,” East Hampton Town Police Chief Edward Ecker said on Tuesday.
    Mr. Gaugler, who was 49, was reportedly riding a 2012 Harley-Davidson south near Gann Road when he lost control of it and crashed into a utility pole. No other vehicles were believed to have been involved in the crash, but police are still investigating.