William LaGarenne, left, and Freddie Parker, right, remained in custody as they left East Hampton Town Justice Court with police officers on Thursday. Morgan McGivern Photos

Jeremy Samuelson extended his hand at a meeting Wednesday with PSEG Long Island officials, hoping for a gesture of good faith from the utility's president, David M. Daly, who declined. Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town Hall's main meeting room was filled to capacity Wednesday at a meeting where state and local officials, members of a new citizens group, and PSEG Long Island representatives faced off over an ongoing project to install new power lines through several residential neighborhoods and past preserved farmland.John Musnicki

A hearing officer will weigh testimony from village and suspended cop
East Hampton Village Police Officer Julio Galeano, seen here when he was honored as the top cop for 2012, will have a hearing soon. T.E. McMorrow

Complaints? Call the state’s toll-free hotline
David E. Rattray

For undocumented, arrests can open the exit door, with legal limbo in the middle
“The system is broken,” said Alex Kriegsman, a Sag Harbor attorney who often handles immigration problems. “It has all sorts of consequences on the local level.” T.E. McMorrow

Bridgehampton treasurer claims sweetheart deal
A parcel of land at 113 Main Street in Wainscott that the Bridgehampton Fire District sold to Ronald Lauder is at the center of a $40 million lawsuit. David E. Rattray

A large house on Sunset Beach Road typical of the new North Haven is on the market for $5 million. Debra Scott Photos
This North Haven cottage just sold for nearly $1 million. It will be worth double that when updated, said Simon Harrison, who brokered the sale.

Meals to Heal tailors menus to cancer patients’ needs, and it delivers
Susan Bratton left a career in investment banking to found Meals to Heal. which ides home delivery of nutritious meals customized to the specific needs of cancer patients.

Builders considered tenting an entire property to let construction proceed
People dug out from a January snowstorm, the first of many they would face down this year. Durell Godfrey

Defendant said he and alleged victim, 14, had planned a life together