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Montauk residents who watched this week as bulldozers took out sand dunes and an excavator scooped sand from along the downtown shore where the Army Corps of Engineers is building a 3,100-foot long sandbag seawall filled Town Hall on Thursday night and asked the town board to stop the project.
East Hampton Democrats won a decisive victory on Tuesday as Supervisor Larry Cantwell, Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, and Councilwoman Sylvia Overby defeated their Republican challengers by comfortable margins.
“Not great” was, in short, the disappointing assessment of the bay scallop harvest in the first days of the season, which commenced in New York State waters on Monday.
A fire ripped through one of the buildings at Hartman’s Briney Breezes Motel in Montauk early Friday morning, but firefighters stopped flames from spreading to other buildings in the complex and those next door.
Opponents of a rental registry law proposed by the East Hampton Town Board, which will be the subject of a public hearing on Nov. 19, have set up a website, a Facebook page, and an online petition to advocate against the law.
A team of East End residents is preparing for a trip to the Greek island of Lesbos at the end of this month, where they will volunteer time and energy to the crowds of refugees fleeing war-torn Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.
The fight to retain Lou Reale as East Hampton High School’s girls softball coach continues.
Bridget Fleming’s victory on Election Day felt “overwhelming,” the South Fork’s newly elected Suffolk County legislator said yesterday, after about 60 percent of the ballots were counted in her favor.
Students worked in small groups on Oct. 23 alongside environmental educators at sites including Northwest Harbor County Park, Louse Point, and Lazy Point to record data and make observations.