Tyler Armstrong was speeding, town police said
Tyler Armstrong waited for another police officer as he was led into East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday. T.E. McMorrow

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School's spring production is "Cinderella." Durell Godfrey photos

Inside BookHampton last fall Christine Sampson

East Hampton site to help meet peak demand
Construction of a battery storage facility is planned on land adjacent to the Long Island Power Authority’s substation in East Hampton. Christopher Walsh

Two brush fires, blazes at three structures spelled hectic week for firefighters
A pool house on a Georgica Road property was destroyed by flames on Tuesday. Fire officials said it had been burning a while before a passerby noticed. Michael Heller
Firefighters made haste with a hose line into a house on Fetlock Drive in East Hampton last Thursday. The fire damaged one room, but the house was saved. Michael Heller

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Fishermen ask trustees to fight offshore wind farm
Clint Plummer of Deepwater Wind described his company’s plan to construct the South Fork Wind Farm 30 miles off Montauk to the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday. Christopher Walsh

Grants, loans would eliminate homeowners’ up-front costs, county exec says
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has been traveling the county this week promote a proposal to establish a grant and loan program to help homeowners through out the county replace antiquated septic systems with new ones that remove nitrogen, which has been identified as a major cause of surface and groundwater pollution. David E. Rattray

The Town of Southampton reached a settlement with Howard Lutnick over a barn and a basketball court that clear up longstanding issues in one of the first - and worst - conservation easements ever written in the town, officials said. Hamptons Pix