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Beachgoers pulled a woman's body from the ocean off Beach Lane in Wainscott Saturday afternoon. David E. Rattray
Police waited for a Suffolk County medical examiner after a man was found dead in a storage shed he was living in in a parking lot at Gosman's Dock in Montauk on Saturday. Jane Bimson
Georgica Pond, East Hampton

The East Hampton Town Board voted 3-to-2 to grant an easement to Deepwater Wind to land a transmission cable for its proposed wind farm at Beach Lane in Wainscott. David E. Rattray

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
Musket balls, oil lamp found amid spoils in Sag
The pieces of history that turned up on Havens Beach included a musket ball, an oil lamp, and a coin minted in 1875. Jean Held
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
Four million pounds in 12 years: the amazing adventures of a king of scrap
Von Strauss has hauled more than four million pounds of scrap iron, steel, and castoff appliances to salvage yards like this one, the Gershow Recycling Center in Medford. Courtesy of Metal Man
Two Springs moms introduce 3 Moms Organics repellents
The dining table doubles as an assembly line for Lisa-Jae Eggert, left, and Jennifer Decker of 3 Moms Organics, who mix, fill, and label every bottle of their TickWise Protector repellent themselves. Carissa Katz
Hot off the kitchen stove: TickStick from 3 Moms Organics is made from coconut oil, shea butter, beeswax, and a blend of essential oils meant to ward off ticks and other biting insects.Carissa Katz