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  1. LIPA Pulls Plug on Offshore Wind FarmRead the original story

    Thursday | The East Hampton Star

    A proposed offshore wind farm to be situated 30 miles east of Montauk is in doubt in the wake of the Long Island Power Authority's decision on Wednesday to reject the proposed installation. LIPA will, however, pursue 11 land-based solar farms in Suffolk County.

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  2. Two Men Hurt in A.T.V. Crash Remain in HospitalRead the original story

    Thursday | The East Hampton Star

    Two men were seriously injured when their all-terrain vehicles collided head-on behind the Montauk recycling center on Sunday afternoon. East Hampton Town police said Henry O. Sjoman, 24, and John R. Veitch, 31, both of whom are from Montauk, were riding four-wheelers when they hit each other on a dirt road between North Shore Road and the recycling center at about 3:25 p.m. The collision took place on town property, according to Lt.

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  3. Another Chance To Get Coast Policy RightRead the original story

    Thursday | The East Hampton Star

    East Hampton Town will soon undertake an in-depth study of this region's precarious Atlantic Coast and how it can better manage risk to property and environment protection. But the real question is whether, when the work is done, it will lead to meaningful change.

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  4. The Existence of CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The East Hampton Star

    Tom Hensler of East Hampton and Dai Dayton of Bridgehampton enjoyed a productive day of blackfish and sea bass fishing aboard the Breakwater charter boat on Sunday. Of cod, blackfish, black sea bass, winter in Montauk, One Million Years B.C., Christmas, and Susan Sontag: I was watching a documentary about Susan Sontag the other night, an extraordinary woman very much of her time in the '60s, a feminist, philosopher, and essayist with what were, and to some still are, radical views.

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  5. New Delays, Added Costs For Montauk Beach DefensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The East Hampton Star

    Considerable erosion on the downtown Montauk beach after a northeaster last week has the Army Corps of Engineers re-evaluating the timeframe and cost of a dune restoration project there. After finding considerable erosion on the downtown Montauk beach from a northeaster last week whose high tides and heavy surf pummeled the shore, the Army Corps of Engineers is revamping its beach reconstruction project there and will add more sand than was planned to a berm to be placed in front of a sandbag-reinforced dune.

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  6. Cops: A.T.V. Riders Critical After Head-on CrashRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | The East Hampton Star

    Henry O. Sjoman, 24, and John R. Veitch, 31, were listed in critical, but stable, condition at Stony Brook University Hospital after they suffered serious injuries, according to Lt. A.J. McGuire.

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  7. Two Seriously Injured in Off-Road Montauk CollisionRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The East Hampton Star

    Two men suffered serious injuries when the all-terrain vehicles they were riding crashed into each other in the woods behind the Montauk recycling center on Sunday afternoon, East Hampton Town police said. The men, whose names have not been released yet to ensure their family have been notified, were riding together, along with another man on a third A.T.V. when the accident occurred at about 3:25 p.m., according to Lt.

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  8. East Hampton Wins $250,000 Grant for Coastal PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The East Hampton Star

    During Tuesday's northeaster, water lapped at the shore along Gerard Drive in Springs, one of several low-lying areas in the town that are particularly vulnerable to storms and the threat of rising sea level.. East Hampton Town announced Thursday that it had won a $250,000 grant from New York State to develop a coastal assessment and resiliency plan.

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  9. Arthur Ronald FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The East Hampton Star

    Arthur Ronald Fisher, who worked in maintenance for 10 years at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk and as a chef in that hamlet and in East Hampton for 28 years before that, died at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md., on Monday. He was 72 and had been ill with leukemia for several months.

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  10. On the Police Logs 12.11.14Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The East Hampton Star

    A hacker broke into the Fingerhut account of an Oakview Highway woman last month and changed the mailing address. Fingerhut was notified and is monitoring the account.

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  11. Suit to Protect Stony Hill AquiferRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The East Hampton Star

    Alexander Peters, who wants to sell two lots in a groundwater protection district in Amagansett to the Town of East Hampton, filed suit in State Supreme Court last Thursday against several members of a family who claim to have the right of first refusal. Mr. Peters, president of the advocacy group Amagansett Springs Aquifer Protection, has agreed to sell the 3.5 acres of undeveloped land atop the Stony Hill aquifer, part of the former Bell Estate, to the town for $3.6 million.

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  12. Reining in the PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The East Hampton Star

    The East Hampton Town Board is considering a proposal to rein in new bars and restaurants at hotels and resorts and ensure that the establishments have adequate onsite parking to accommodate the additional business that these extra amenities might bring. The proposed changes would not effect establishments like Montauk's Surf Lodge or Beach House, which already have accessory bars or restaurants.

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  13. D.W.I. Arrest in MontaukRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The East Hampton Star

    There was just one arrest this past cold and rainy week on charges of driving while intoxicated, that of an Amagansett man, Robert J. Badkin, 51. Mr. Badkin was pulled over on Edgemere Street in Montauk, near where his business is located, last Thursday evening. East Hampton Town police said the motorist failed roadside sobriety tests and was taken back to headquarters in Wainscott, where his breath test was reportedly recorded as .12 of 1 percent.

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  14. Montauk Chooses E.M.T. for CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The East Hampton Star

    The turnout for the Montauk Fire Department's fire commissioner election on Tuesday was the largest in 10 years, with Dick Monahan winning the election with 215 votes and the incumbent, Edward Sullivan, receiving 147. Mike Mirras, running unopposed to fill the remaining year of Vinnie Carillo's five-year term received 346 votes.

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  15. Smoky Basement Fire Quickly Stopped in AmagansettRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The East Hampton Star

    The interior of a house on the corner of Windward Way and Harbor Hill Lane in the Barnes Landing section of Amagansett was damaged Sunday in a predawn basement fire. Amagansett Fire Department Chief Dwayne Denton said the outcome could have been much worse, because the sole occupant of the house did not know the name of the street it was on when he woke up to smoke and popping sounds.

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  16. Unoccupied House Damaged in Montauk FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The East Hampton Star

    A fire that started in the basement of a house at 124 Old West Lake Drive in Montauk on Saturday morning did extensive damage to the two-story building, then reignited three hours later, requiring a second visit from the Montauk Fire Department. In addition to two engines, a ladder truck and a pumper from the Montauk Fire Department were on the scene both times.

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  17. Talk of Old Cesspools, Wells at M.C.A.C.Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The East Hampton Star

    Pio Lombardo, an environmental engineer with the consulting firm of Lombardo Associates, visited the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday to discuss upgrades within the hamlet to address water-quality problems. Pollution at a small bathing beach in the southern part of Lake Montauk is caused by runoff from the Ditch Plain area, he told the committee.

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  18. I'm Not Going to Pass the Test'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The East Hampton Star

    East Hampton Town police arrested two 23-year-olds on drunken-driving charges over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Both were said to have cooperated fully with the officers.

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  19. Proposed Tower in Wrong PlaceRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The East Hampton Star

    A proposed 120-foot-tall cellphone monopole along with a vinyl-sided shed on a parcel on Napeague received negative signals from the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Nov. 19. The pole, to be used by AT&T, would be placed at the rear of a nearly 16,000-square-foot parcel on the north side of Montauk Highway owned by an entity called Surf Barn. The site has one house on it and a store occupied by Goldberg's, a bagel shop that opened there earlier this year.

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  20. Competition in Two Fire DistrictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The East Hampton Star

    Fire commissioner elections will be held across Long Island on Tuesday, and here on the South Fork there are contested races in Bridgehampton and Montauk. In Montauk, two seats are up for grabs.

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