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Almost one year ago, the construction of a bioswale, a drainage course designed to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff, started on the green north of Town Pond in East Hampton Village. The objective was to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds.
“Somebody has to be the figure to stand up and say this is right, this is wrong,” Howard Dean, the one-time presidential candidate and former Vermont governor, said this week in a discussion of President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., following a white supremacist rally there.
A giraffe at the East Hampton Village impound yard? That’s right: A 9-foot-tall plastic giraffe impounded after being found chained to a tree at the Nature Trail in June of 2016.
Another coyote has been found on the South Fork, this one spotted and photographed by Chris Bustamante in a grassy opening north of County Road 39, between Majors Path and North Main Street in Southampton less than a week ago.
Jerry Larsen, a former East Hampton Village police chief seeking a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, cannot participate in a primary election to be a candidate on the Independence Party line, a judge in the State Supreme Court Appellate Division has ruled.
The hot, 80-degree weather suddenly felt cooler, and the bright summer sky slowly became an eerie gray.
Potentially harmful bacteria levels were detected in East End waters by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk and Surfrider Foundation Long Island Chapter in test samples taken on Monday.
Terry Kemper, a retired television executive and member of the East Hampton Fire Department, chases solar eclipses, and on Monday he will chase his 17th. Find out how you can too.
Ocean beaches on the eastern end of Southampton Town were briefly closed Monday afternoon after lifeguards in Sagaponack spotted what appeared to be a shark close to the beach. The decision came after days of apparent shark sightings in East Hampton Village and elsewhere.
Historical houses throughout East Hampton could be designated as landmarks, protecting them from demolition or substantial change, through a program being considered by the East Hampton Town Board that would also give their owners the right to build a second residence on their properties.
Despite the rain on Saturday, which forced the Rell Sunn Surf Contest in Montauk to be moved to Sunday, the event was a success.
More than 20 local, state, and federal agencies and East End police departments began a "dirty bomb" interdiction exercise in Gardiner's Bay on Thursday, which will continue through Saturday with safety checks of recreational and commercial boaters.
Representative Lee Zeldin of New York’s First Congressional District has echoed President Donald Trump’s assertion that several groups were responsible for the violence on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., in which one woman was killed and 19 others seriously injured when a car was intentionally rammed into a crowd.