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East Hampton Village Shopkeeper vs. the ‘Taste Police’

The owner of Petit Bleu, a children’s store in East Hampton Village, who was cited by code enforcement last month for placing two stuffed golden retrievers, one adorned with a “welcome” sign, at the entrance to her shop, contested the summons in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Monday. 

Dec 12, 2019
In Clubs, at Home, on Road

David R. Kent, 39, of East Hampton was arrested on a drug charge on Dec. 4. During a search, East Hampton Town police said, they found a small baggie containing a white powdery substance that later tested positive for cocaine in the center console of his 1985 Chevrolet.

Dec 12, 2019
On the Police Logs 12.12.19

When a small bird, possibly a yellowtail warbler, was trapped under a Jeep whose driver stopped on Gingerbread Lane just before noon on Dec. 2, an East Hampton Fire Department chief who was driving down the street came to the rescue.

Dec 12, 2019
Grand Jury Likely to Indict in Fatal Montauk Crash

Lisa Rooney, who was charged with drunken driving after she struck and killed a bicyclist in Montauk in late October, had a blood-alcohol content of .13 more than three hours after the crash, a toxicology report has shown. The legal limit is .08.

Dec 11, 2019
Fire District Votes Cast; Pitts Wins in Montauk

Commissioner elections were held in four fire districts that are in charge of fire and emergency medical services in East Hampton Town on Tuesday, but only one of them — Montauk — had a contested race. There, William Pitts was the winner in a field of three.

Dec 11, 2019
Fire District Votes; Springs Needs a Truck

Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect fire district commissioners, whose job it is to oversee tax dollars spent on fire services, emergency medical care, and other duties.

Dec 5, 2019
They Got the License Plate

A Springs man stands charged with drunken driving and reckless endangerment this week, accused of running into two people in their driveway on Sunday evening.

Dec 5, 2019
On the Police Logs 12.05.19

Someone reported an erratic driver, possibly intoxicated, on Thanksgiving Day. The caller reported seeing two young women with a small child get into a gray Honda Pilot and speed off up Main Street to Newtown Lane at about 6:30 p.m.

Dec 5, 2019
Fire at Marders Nursery

A fire broke out Friday night in an outbuilding at Marders, a garden shop and nursery in Bridgehampton. Smoke billowed out from the property, behind the Bridgehampton Commons, as firefighters worked to put out the blaze.

Nov 30, 2019
Driver in Rehab, Fatal D.W.I. Case Adjourned

A woman charged with drunken driving in a fatal crash in Montauk on Halloween Eve was to have appeared in East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday, but the case has been adjourned — leaving the victim’s family and friends disheartened — because she is in an in-patient rehab program.

Nov 27, 2019
Say Alcohol Sold to Minors in Sag Harbor

Responding to community complaints, Sag Harbor Village police conducted an investigation into reports of alcoholic beverages being sold to minors at the Gulf Gas Station convenience store on Hampton Street.

Nov 27, 2019
D.W.I. Arrests on the Rise

A man with two names, wanted after he failed to show up in Suffolk District Court five years ago to answer a drunken-driving charge, was arrested in East Hampton last week, charged once again with driving while intoxicated.

Nov 27, 2019