‘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

Tom Griffin, a board member, and his wife, Helene Griffin, with Lisa DeVeglio, the president of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation, at the opening reception Saturday for a pop-up art gallery to benefit the Playhouse. Janis Hewitt

A bicyclist received non-life-threatening injuries when he tried to pass a truck as it was turning onto Main Street from Mill Hill Lane in East Hampton Village on Thursday afternoon, according to police. Taylor K. Vecsey
The bicycle came to rest underneath the two-door pickup, with some of its back tire and the seat sticking out from under the passenger side of the small truck.Taylor K. Vecsey
Taylor K. Vecsey

Soldier Ride’s Team Sam Scram last year included, from top left, Michael Pour, Mauricio Castillo, Margery Courtney, Tali Friedman, Rachel Kleinberg, Ana Nunez, and, at bottom, Corrina Castillo, Luke Castillo, Margaret Thompson, Karen Haab, and Frank Dolan.

Juan P. Porras and Jose Jaime Restrepo-Perez of Springs were led to their arraignments in East Hampton Town Justice Court Thursday morning. T.E. McMorrow