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The 10 most expensive sales in the Hamptons in 2018
The Hamptons’s real estate market is known for its multimillion-dollar listings and transactions. So as the calendar year comes to a close, we thought we’d recap the 10 most expensive residential sales from 2018.
Oceanfront fixer-upper in Montauk sells for $7.85M
The shingled oceanfront fixer-upper at 644 Old Montauk Highway in Montauk has been on the market since May, at which time it was asking $8.3 million. By August, the 0.89-acre property was pending a sale, and it recently sold for a lower $7.85 million.
New London, Waterford, East Lyme police look to share arrest powers
New London — Drug dealers often cross town lines to sell their wares and now police from three local police departments want the unhindered ability to follow and arrest them.
Montauk: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
MONTAUK, NY — Looking for a new house nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
NY Attorney General's Office reaches settlement with Charter, Spectrum
New York State (WHAM) - The Attorney General's Office has reached a settlement agreement with Charter Communications and Spectrum Management Holding Company for defrauding internet subscribers.
Westhampton-Hampton Bays: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
WESTHAMPTON-HAMPTON BAYS, NY — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but getting tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Not to fear! To keep you up to date, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Police ID Man Who Died After Driving Into Water In Hamptons
WATER MILL, NY — Police have identified the man who was pronounced dead after he drove into the water in the Hamptons, authorities said. According to Southampton Town Police, Dennis R. Kelly, 73, of Sag Harbor, died on Thursday; a 911 call came in at 4:53 p.m. regarding a vehicle in the water on its
Braintree Woman 1 of 2 Killed In Wrong-Way I-95 Crash
STONINGTON, CT — A Braintree woman was among two killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 between exits 91 and 92, on Sunday. Connecticut State Police identities the victims as Lorna Valcin, 26, of Braintree and Eric Ramakers, 27, of Phoenix, Arizona. Three others suffered serious injuries.
Pawcatuck Resident Wins $10,000 Lottery Prize
STONINGTON, CT, CT — A Pawcatuck resident won $10,000 on a "10X Cash 12th Edition" ticket, according to the Connecticut Lottery. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, Sunita Patel purchased a winning ticket at Evans Mobil on W Broad Street in Pawcatuck. (To sign up for the Haddams and Killingworth breaking news aler
$1.5 million is not ‘frivolous’ to Suffolk County taxpayers
Maybe Suffolk County’s attorney considers a proposal to claw back a $1.5 million settlement from former county Police Chief James Burke “frivolous,” but taxpayers don’t [“Suffolk tables clawback bid against Burke,” News, Dec. 14].
Montauk faces its long-term future
Long Island has a new annual tradition. It’s not much of a tourist magnet, but it offers ominous photos. Call it the emergence of the sandbags. It takes place in Montauk, and this year it came early.
Crackdown On Revenge Porn: New Suffolk County Legislation Signed
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — For years, individuals have been defenseless against those who threatened to share "intimate" photos of them, without permission — shattering lives and reputations.
Red Cross Assisting Family Of 4 After Fire In New London
NEW LONDON, CT — Firefighters extinguished a fire on the top floor of a Crystal Avenue residence Sunday night around 11 p.m. New London Firefighters said on Twitter the fire was quickly extinguished.
The Day’s All-Area Swimmer of the Year: Waterford’s Ella Dyjak
Waterford High School sophomore Ella Dyjak was named The Day's 2018 All-Area Swimmer of the Year. Dyjak won the 200-yard freestyle (1 minute, 55 seconds) and 500 freestyle (5:05.52) at the Eastern Connecticut Conference meet on Nov. 3 and earned her second consecutive ECC Swimmer of the Meet honor.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
'Prince Of Montauk' Represents Surf Lodge Owner's Beach House
MONTAUK, NY — Dylan Eckardt, the self-professed "Prince of Montauk," has begun the next chapter in his journey as a real estate broker. And from all accounts, he's on a proverbial roll: According to Nest Seekers, Eckardt has "been on a multimillion dollar selling streak in the Hamptons."
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
2 Killed In New London County Crash Sunday On I-95: Report
NORTH STONINGTON, CT — Two people were killed in a crash on Interstate 95 between exits 91 and 91 in North Stonington on the southbound side, according to Fox 61. The accident occurred just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Several others sustained serious injuries in the accident.
Shark Attacks Horsehead Seal 20 Feet Off Turtle Cove in Montauk
Famed Montauk Fisherman Anthony (Spec in the Sea) Sosinski i ski has reported in great detail that his surfer/fisherman friend witness the attack of a very large shark on a horsehead seal just twenty-feet off shore in Turtle Cove under the Montauk Lighthouse at 10:30 am Monday Dec. 10,2018. Mr. Sosi