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Though Fort Pond is beautiful to behold, Concerned Citizens of Montauk continues to advise people (and pets) to avoid contact with its waters, as a cyanobacteria bloom persists in certain parts of the pond. Jane Bimson

Alec Baldwin and Emilio Estevez in conversation
Emilio Estevez and Alec Baldwin traded shop talk, anecdotes, and reflections on “The Public,” Mr. Estevez’s new film, during their conversation at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday. Mark Segal

Sontenish Myers, whose short narrative film "Cross My Heart" won the Vimeo Staff Pick Award and $3,000 on Monday.
Alexis Bloom, left, speaking after the Friday screening of "Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes," won the best narrative freature award.
A scene from "All Good," which won the festival's best narrative feature award

Connecticut corporation buys longtime local company
Petro vans could already been seen in the former Schenck Fuels parking lot on Tuesday. David E. Rattray

The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society could not say for sure without seeing the whale up close what species it was. It was found on an East Hampton Village beach Wednesday morning. Taylor K. Vecsey
A dolphin was found dead near the Main Beach jetty in East Hampton Village Wednesday morning as well. Taylor K. Vecsey
Atlantic Marine Conservation Society

A benefit for Planned Parenthood on Friday
Nona Hendryx, best known as part of the trio Labelle, will perform in a fund-raiser for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Friday at Bay Street Theater.

An East Hampton Town Marine Patrol officer watched over a dead minke whale that was found on Indian Wells Beach Monday afternoon. John Musnicki

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The Democratic primary will be held on Thursday. Durell Godfrey
A Suffolk County Board of Elections breakdown of East Hampton votes for president in 2016 shows under the “Scattering” column that 85 write-in votes were cast here.

East Hampton Village’s assistant beach managers said the Main Beach staff’s whole summer had been ruined because the village board decided on a new swimsuit policy based on the complaints of just two people. Carissa Katz