A new commuter train service planned to be in place by late next winter would add eastbound trains on the East End in the morning and extra westbound trains in the afternoon in the hope of alleviating some of the traffic caused by the daily “trade parade.” Durell Godfrey

Dem primary, G.O.P. candidate, Indy curveball
Three who would be town councilman: David Gruber, left, Manny Vilar, center, and David Lys. Mr. Gruber plans to challenge Mr. Lys, an appointed councilman, in a Democratic primary in September. He also has support from the East Hampton Independence Party. Mr. Vilar is the Republicans’ choice. Durell Godfrey Photos

For Bragman, Lys, too many questions; others say climate suffers with delay

Southampton Town approves C.P.F. purchase of 1.25 acres
The plans for the 1.25-acre John Steinbeck Waterfront Park as seen in 2017. Taylor K. Vecsey
The dilapidated Harborview Professional Building will have to go, as stipulated in the agreement with Southampton Town. Jamie Bufalino

“We’re very active in looking for sites in which Tesla would actively invest,”

There was less rancor in the room than there had been the month before
Authors Night, the East Hampton's biggest money-earner of the year, draws hundreds of guests each year. Durell Godfrey

The East Hampton Town Trustees have racks to house 40 kayaks at the end of Gerard Drive in Springs. Durell Godfrey

Main Beach in East Hampton, where trash cans placed on the sand by officials have been the subject of renewed debate. David E. Rattray

Gershon’s former opponents toast him as they look to November
Perry Gershon, the Democratic Party’s nominee to represent New York’s First Congressional District, and East Hampton Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby attended a rally for Mr. Gershon in Springs on Sunday. Durell Godfrey