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

Ray DiBiese of McLean Associates is heading up a traffic and pedestrian safety study of downtown Bridgehampton. Taylor K. Vecsey

Bioswales under construction on the East Hampton Village green are intended to trap pollutants and silt, improving the health of Town and Hook Ponds. Durell Godfrey

Courtney Sale Ross, right, with Julie Andrews in March of 2016 Morgan McGivern

Dominique Garstin was reunited with her dog, Yogi Bob, on Monday at the Hempstead Animal Shelter.
Dominique Garstin embraces Yogi Bob.

One of the boats on sale. Hugh Brown