Village representatives defend their work to maintain state of the beaches

At the Henrys' house on Saturday evening, Jeb Bush chatted with East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. Richard Lewin
Mr. Bush with Woody Johnson. The owner of the New York Jets, Mr. Johnson is Mr. Bush's national finance chairman.Richard Lewin
The hosts' son and daughter, Emil W. Henry III, left, and Parker Henry, were among the younger generation of Bush supporters in attendance. Richard Lewin
Also talking with Mr. Bush on Saturday evening was Campbell Brown, a former CNN and NBC news anchor, who has become an education reform advocate. Her husband, Dan Senor, was an adviser to the administration of George W. Bush.Richard Lewin
Jeb Bush with Melissa Bausano, an attorney, and Barry Bausano, president of Deutsche Bank Securities, on Saturday.Richard Lewin

#EastHampton officials get the word out in 140 characters or fewer

Town chips away at summertime woes
East Hampton Town officials are considering new crowd-control measures for bars and restaurants, like the Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, above. Those that cater to 100 or more patrons would be required to keep a precise mechanical or electronic count of their guests. T.E. McMorrow

Cantwell says 2016 max will be ‘very limiting’

Margaret Turner, a candidate for the East Hampton Town Board, and Tom Knobel, candidate for supervisor, greeted supporters at the East Hampton Republican Committee’s meet-the-candidates event last Thursday at East Hampton Point restaurant. Morgan McGivern

Morgan McGivern

Bonfire rules for Town of East Hampton beaches may change soon, requiring that they be kindled only within metal containers. David E. Rattray

A judge granted East Hampton Town a temporary restraining order that blocked the use of the restaurant as a nightclub. Jane Bimson