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Cement Block Hurled at Tesla

A Greenlawn man was charged with a felony after throwing a cement block through the windshield and rear window of a 2018 Tesla that was parked at a rental house on Big Reed Path in Montauk on Saturday night, East Hampton Town police said.

Jul 18, 2019

A 20-year-old was arrested on a felony assault charge after stabbing his mother following a birthday party at their house in Springs on July 7, East Hampton Town Justice Court records show.

Jul 18, 2019

An under-age man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge after flipping the Honda Odyssey he was driving in Amagansett on Friday night.

Jul 18, 2019

D.E.C. Asks Orsted for More Fish Info

The agency has identified several "deficiencies" — primarily regarding the effect on a variety of fish species — in the South Fork Wind Farm transmission cable plan.

Jul 18, 2019

Southampton Makes Big Strides on Sustainability

The Town of Southampton is making significant progress on a range of sustainability initiatives to protect the environment, members of the town’s sustainability advisory committee told the town board last Thursday.

Jul 18, 2019

Shellfish Hatchery May Move

The East Hampton Town Board moved forward Tuesday on a plan to relocate the town’s shellfish hatchery from Fort Pond Bay in Montauk to a property at the corner of Gann Road and Babe’s Lane in Springs that was acquired for $2.1 million last year.

Jul 11, 2019

ARTS

Jakob Dylan is capping off a busy year with a visit to the South Fork. His film “Echo in the Canyon,” about the Laurel Canyon music scene in Los Angeles during the 1960s, was released in late May, and he is on tour with his band the Wallflowers this summer.

Jul 18, 2019

Entre nous, times seem a bit tight at Chatsworth House in England, the Duke of Devonshire’s baroque jewel in the Derbyshire countryside, about 160 miles north of London. Peregrine (Stoker) Cavendish, the 12th duke in the Devonshire dynasty, which began in 1640, was onstage recently to tell a packed John Drew Theater all about noble poverty and his leaky ancestral home.

Jul 18, 2019

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival’s theme this summer is “Winds of Change,” which has a triple meaning: music for woodwind instruments, music by women composers, and, more broadly, musical and societal changes.

Jul 18, 2019

The Art Scene: 07.18.19

New shows at Rental, Firestone, Lehr, Ille, White Room, and elsewhere.

Jul 18, 2019

Bits and Pieces: 07.18.19

Donna Karan and Julian Schnabel to be honored at LongHouse, an outdoor “Bowie Show” in Southampton, and the Great American (Folk) Songbook in Bridgehampton.

Jul 18, 2019

Into Colonialism’s Dark Heart

What to make of “Cold Case Hammarskjold,” Mads Brugger’s idiosyncratic odyssey into the vile heart of African colonialism and the conspiracy theories surrounding it to this day?

Jul 18, 2019

Rebecca Knox Does It All

Growing up, Rebecca Knox, who just wrapped the final season of “Orange Is the New Black,” never acted in school. In fact, she never raised her hand in class, because she knew she would turn bright red and feel like throwing up. “I hated an audience,” she said at her family’s house in East Hampton. Next week she has a short, “Cavity,” screening at Guild Hall.

Jul 18, 2019

VILLAGES

After several beachgoers attempted to free a humpback whale entangled in a fishing net off Town Line Beach in Sagaponack on Monday, the whale, which had been trapped for hours 75 feet from shore, ultimately freed itself.

Jul 18, 2019
Water Worries at Ditch Plain

An East Hampton Town official and a representative of Concerned Citizens of Montauk both confirmed this week that they have received reports of foul odors at Ditch Plain and people experiencing skin, eye, and sinus irritation after taking a dip in the water there in the last two to three weeks.

Jul 18, 2019
Montauk Playhouse Will Cost More, Take Longer

On its mission to transform an empty space in Montauk into a cultural center and community pool, representatives of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation said this week that they have revamped their plans.

Jul 18, 2019
The Battle of the Lifeguards

This year the competition has been named the Mike Diveris Battle of Southampton in honor of one of the founding fathers of the town lifeguard program, who died on June 17 at the age of 72. 

Jul 18, 2019

SPORTS

Baker, fresh from a fifth-place finish in the badminton tournament at the national senior games in Albuquerque, played golf, basketball, and baseball at East Hampton High School, whose Hall of Fame he’ll enter this fall as a member of Bonac’s 1965-66 championship boys hoop team.

Jul 18, 2019

Surfers from 7 to 70 took to the waters at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk on Saturday for the 21st annual Rell Sunn Surf Contest, with all proceeds going to local families “encountering financial hardships due to debilitating illnesses or other tragic circumstances.”

Jul 18, 2019

Going into the July 17 playoff semifinals in the 7-on-7 men’s soccer league, top-seeded East Hampton Soccer Fever, which was undefeated, and second-seeded Maidstone Market, which had one loss, seemed headed for a showdown in the championship game that’s to be played at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 24.

Jul 18, 2019

Preteen Wins Turbo Tri at Long Beach

An 11-year-old triathlete from Brooklyn, Macy Putka, who started off in the third wave, wound up winning the I-Tri program’s 10th youth triathlon at Noyac’s Long Beach on Saturday in 35 minutes and 59.27 seconds, besting a record turnout of 145 entrants.

Jul 18, 2019

A Record Jet Ski Attempt

Two Shelter Islanders, Toby Green, the high school’s boys cross-country and track coach, and Tommy Cronin, set forth on Jet Skis from Wades Beach there on June 30 with two goals: to set a Guinness world unassisted Jet Ski distance record and to raise $50,000 on behalf of Cronin’s 8-year-old great-niece, who has a rare skin disease.

Jul 18, 2019