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  • Two men allegedly stole copper gutters from an Amagansett house, and were taken into custody after a traffic stop on Wednesday morning.
  • After several contentious months, the embattled treasurer of the Bridgehampton Fire District has filed a $40 million suit in federal court against the district, its commissioners, and the former chairman of the board
  •        In their first house fire of 2014, Montauk firefighters put a quick stop Tuesday evening to a blaze that was rapidly spreading.

           Montauk Fire Department Chief Joe Lenahan and the department’s first and second assistant chiefs, Dutch Riege and Vinny Franzone, were hosting an East Hampton Town Chiefs Association meeting at their firehouse when the alarm sounded at 7:13 p.m. for a fire in a basement at 8 Adams Drive, in the Mirror Development.

  •        The girlfriend of Justin T. Bennett, a Springs man who was arrested in October after a string of burglaries in 2013, has also been charged in connection with the case.

           Erin Reiser, 32, of North Haven, is facing six charges related to alleged stolen property found in her 2003 Toyota Corolla during a traffic stop in East Hampton that led to Mr. Bennett’s arrest on Oct. 24. Ms. Reiser was in the car when Mr. Bennett was pulled over, East Hampton Town Police Capt. Chris Anderson said yesterday.

  •        Two people have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of the Corner Closet in Sag Harbor Village three and a half months ago.

           Sag Harbor Village Police Detective Jeff Proctor said on Tuesday that federal authorities have two people in custody in connection with the incident. He said the United States Attorney’s office is handling the investigation since the village case was linked to other robberies on the East Coast.

  • The Amagansett Fire Department responded to two instances of smoke-filled houses, but no one was hurt in either case.
  • While Robbie Badkin recovers from a severe blood infection, his friends and family are planning a renovation project at his house the week of March 10, but they need helping hands.
  •        After three years reviewing an application to expand the Harbor Heights gas station on Route 114, the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals last week denied the majority of the variances that John Leonard had asked for to expand the gas station and establish a convenience store.

  • Students in Sag Harbor forced to leave the building as a precaution after mechanical systems let off a smoky smell during a disruption to electrical service in the area on Monday afternoon.
  • The East End Drug Task Force busted nine men this week who were allegedly involved in selling and buying an especially potent heroin that can be traced to at least half a dozen overdoses on the South Fork, according to the Suffolk County district attorney's office.

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