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  • Police arrested a Springs man Tuesday on a felony assault charge following an alleged Monday stabbing.

    Alexander R. Fernandez, 21, was said by police to be arguing with Wayne Hopson, apparently over a female companion, when Mr. Fernandez stabbed him in the arm with a scissors at about 3:45 a.m. at 15 Fort Pond Boulevard in Springs.

    Police were alerted by Southampton Hospital, following the procedure for when someone is admitted with a wound believed to be from an attack.

  • Allison J. Rydberg, 25, was arraigned on drunken driving charges after an accident that took the life of a 24-year-old Water Mill resident, Jason Pollak.
  • The Sagaponack man police say set fire to a $34 million Dune Road house in Bridgehampton on Saturday is being held on $500,000 bail and has been ordered to undergo psychiatric examination.
  • David Osiecki, 54, to be arraigned Sunday on a charge that he deliberately set fire to a $34 million oceanfront house in Bridgehampton, as well as in connection with an earlier brush fire elsewhere.
  • An East Hampton man who has been in and out of prison for most of his adult life may be headed back again.
  • A new chain store on the site of the old Plitt Ford dealership on the Montauk Highway in Wainscott is becoming a reality almost two years after the death of the principal owner of the property in a car crash just miles away.

    A 15,000-square-foot Home Goods store, designed by the architect Peter Cook, will be constructed there, Mr. Cook said Tuesday. Home Goods specializes in home furnishings and is  part of a larger corporation, TJX, which also owns Marshall’s, T.J. Maxx, and Sierra Trading Post, according to the Home Goods website.

  • East Hampton Town police arrested two Springs men this past week on charges of driving while intoxicated.

    Victor M. Lara-Agustin, 39, was stopped a little after midnight on Saturday after reportedly swerving across Fort Pond Boulevard in Springs. Police said he narrowly missed a utility pole as he turned onto Broadway Avenue.

  •     Just as spring buds bloom into summer flowers, Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theatre’s artistic director, intends to nurture fledgling plays into potential main-stage productions. In the works is a series of staged readings of new plays, to be held at the Sag Harbor theater every spring, with the first three kicking off the series next weekend.

  • An East Hampton man accused of stealing more than $125,000 worth of jewelry and cash from over two dozen East End houses pleaded guilty on Friday in criminal court, Riverside, to 13 counts of second-degree burglary.
  • The Army Corps of Engineers will present its proposed downtown Montauk beach stabilization project at a public meeting on April 23 at Town Hall.