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In the Democratic primary for the two East Hampton Town Board spots on the November ballot, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, at left, and Jeffrey Bragman were the winners on Tuesday, besting Zachary Cohen, who had successfully petitioned to force the primary.
The nascent effort to mitigate the degraded condition of Long Island’s waterways got a boost last week when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $10.4 million shellfish restoration initiative that is also intended to bolster coastal resiliency.
Members of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee were surprised to learn that Marine Patrol, working with the East End Marine Task Force on Long Island Sound, has been carrying radiation detectors.
East Hampton Airport, and the town board’s effort to win Federal Aviation Administration approval for a curfew or other restrictions that would limit aircraft noise, will be the focus of a series of meetings early next week.
“It looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland,” Kim Nalepinski said of her community of Coral Bay on St. John.
Our "On the Water" columnist enters the clam-shucking contest at Harborfest in Sag Harbor. At left, Peter Ambrose, top shucker.
Environmental Conservation officers watched as party boat customers dumped hundreds of black sea bass overboard at Star Island in Montauk Harbor in defiance of their orders to stop.
A three-vehicle accident at Spring Close Highway closed a portion of Montauk Highway between Brent's Deli and Skimhampton Road in East Hampton Wednesday morning.
Emergency personnel and members of the public came together on Monday evening to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
The Old Whalers Church will hold its annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donated items can be dropped off at the church on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 15, from 10 to noon.

Visiting hours for Lucy West, an East Hampton resident who died on Aug. 28 at the age of 101, will be this evening from 7 to 9 at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A funeral Mass for her will be said on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Most...
Four East Hampton Village lifeguards and a former lifeguard were recognized for their role in an ocean rescue at the village board's work session on Thursday morning.
On Tuesday, registered Democrats can vote in a primary election to select the party’s two candidates for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, and members of the town’s Independence Party can select its 9 candidates for town trustee from a field of 10.