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

A swan and its cygnet Dell Cullum

The Amagansett Fire Department responded to two instances of smoke-filled houses, but no one was hurt in either case.

Effort aims to bring fish back to Scoy Pond
A dilapidated culvert on Alewife Brook in Northwest has blocked an annual fish-spawning run to Scoy Pond. David E. Rattray
An alewife captured in Sagg Pond, SagaponackDavid E. Rattray

Zweig races plovers to fill Georgica ‘hole’ by April
Contractors began work to construct a rock revetment in front of Mollie Zweig's house in November, but a temporary restraining order stopped the project two days later. Morgan McGivern