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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

Morgan McGivern

Waldbaum's in East Hampton will be replaced by Stop & Shop after a deal to buy 25 A&P stores is finalized. Kelly Stefanick

‘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

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Henry Uihlein spoke out at the meeting.Morgan McGivern
East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo called the situation there "not acceptable, in any way."Dell Cullum
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About 250 people marched from Dunemere Lane down Highway Behind the Pond to Daniel Loeb's house to protest during a fund-raiser for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
The protestors arrived on five buses that made pick-ups from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Brentwood.
East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen helped escort the protestors on their march down Highway Behind the Pond to in front of Daniel Loeb's house.
Protestors were kept behind a police barricade across the street from Daniel Loeb's house, where a fund-raiser for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was taking place.
After about an hour and a half of protesting in front of Daniel Loeb's house, the group marched down to the beach for a few photo ops with Mr. Loeb's oceanfront house as a backdrop.

Instagram posts show partygoers undeterred by brushfire at Kevin Sorbo’s Bridgehampton estate.
Trash littered the lawn after the party at Kevin Sorbo’s Bridgehampton estate came to an abrupt end on Saturday afternoon.

Protestors plan to "take the Hamptons" on Saturday in protest of Gov. Andrew M. Coumo's fund-raiser at the East Hampton residence of Daniel Loeb, a head fund manager. Durell Godfrey
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Daniel G. Rodgers talked with his client, the Uber drivers who were facing misdemeanor charges, outside of East Hampton Town Justice Court. T. E. McMorrow

Child’s burn points to buried-fire problem
Jana Syfert burned her left foot after stepping on smoldering residue from a bonfire someone left covered with sand. Kate Overton