An officer with the Department of Environmental Conservation was seen investigating the death of three deer in a Wainscott farm field on Friday morning. Taylor K. Vecsey
The D.E.C. said it is not sure whether the deaths of the deer are considered legal or illegal at this point in the investigation.Terry Sullivan
Two of the three dead deer in the field.Terry Sullivan

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

‘We need pest control,’ a fed-up resident says
Several hundred people crowded into the Montauk Firehouse Tuesday to urge the East Hampton Town Board to address the crowds, litter, excessive drinking, and general “party town” atmosphere in the hamlet. Doug Kuntz
East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo reported on enforcement efforts in Montauk on recent weekend nights. Dell Cullum
Henry Uihlein, a Montauk businessman, said some people in the hamlet had “sold their soul for a buck” and are creating problems for their neighbors. Morgan McGivern

Added area code will mean 10-digit dialing, even locally

Cancer survivor gets front- row seat for Bonac fireworks

John Jermain Library restoration and expansion polishes a 1910 gem
The restoration and expansion of the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor should be complete by the end of the year. Durell Godfrey
The Guastavino rotunda in the original library will be converted to a reading room. Durell Godfrey

Maps, money, and media identified as causes of Congressional dysfunction

Portuguese men-of-war have been spotted on the South Fork, including Georgica Beach in East Hampton Village on Tuesday morning. Mara Dias