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  • An East Hampton woman is facing charges after she was injured in Sag Harbor early Sunday morning in a serious car accident.

    Sag Harbor Village police said they responded at about 2:20 a.m. to  crash on Hampton Street and found a severely damaged 2007 Cadillac. Laura E. MacPherson, 28, was behind the wheel and conscious, police said, but had to be extricated from the car by the Sag Harbor Fire Department’s heavy rescue squad.

    A helicopter flew her to Stony Brook University Hospital with unspecified injuries. She was released on Tuesday.

  • Firefighters are battling a large brush fire that broke out in an open field off of Little Noyac Path in Water Mill on Monday morning.
  • The house, built in 1824 and transformed in 1840 into one of the state’s finest examples of Greek Revival architecture, is in the early stages of a $6 million restoration project being undertaken by the Bridgehampton Museum with help from Southampton Town and New York State.
  • After a winter hiatus, a $13.8 million project to repave and repair 15 miles of Montauk Highway between East Hampton and Montauk is under way again.

    The New York State Department of Transportation’s project, stretching between Buell Lane in East Hampton and South Etna Avenue in Montauk, started up again this week. In the fall, state contractors had repaved some of the worst sections between East Hampton and Amagansett, with the exception of both downtown areas. They are now working west to east on the remaining sections ane expect the project to be complete by May.

  • Montaukers will soon have a new doctor to call their own. Southampton Hospital has announced that Michael Genereux, a doctor of osteopathy, will work out of the Meeting House Lane Medical Practice’s offices on Montauk Main Street this summer, filling the vacancy left by the departure of Dr. Anthony Knott late last year.

  • The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has denied an application from Sand Land Corporation to expand operations at a mine south of the Bridge Golf Club.
  • Prolonged frigid temperatures left baymen out in the cold this winter. Frozen bays meant fewer bay scallops were harvested, and the State Department of Environmental Conservation will let them try to recoup their losses with an extra month of harvesting.
  • Before Officer Roland Walker hung up his Stetson yesterday after 31 years on the job, his colleagues looked back at his long career in patrol, describing him as a good cop who was unflappable and possessed the skill to diffuse difficult situations with his calming voice and compassion.
  • The former East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain in Montauk is back on the market for $25 million, after plans to build a private beach club on the five-acre property there were met with widespread protest.
  • Bridgehampton High's Killer Bees won their ninth New York State Class D championship in Glen Falls Saturday.

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