Regarding "Hamptons housing: Locals lose out" [News, May 24], today's Montauk looks like an expensive movie is being shot every summer and then reverts to a poor ghost town after Labor Day.

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Very sad, but on Long Island, it's par for the course. It's yet another reason why young families and businesses cannot establish year-round community connections. It's now strictly for the vacationing rich.

John Sullivan, Garden City