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It has been a bad 10 days for dolphins on the South Fork. Two that washed ashore within two days on the ocean beaches in Napeague and Amagansett last week appear to have died after becoming entangled in fishing nets, according to officials.
Ed McDonald, East Hampton Village’s ocean beach manager, delivered an upbeat report on the summer season to the village board at its work session last Thursday.
A vote by the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday to ban parking on a grassy area off Edgemere Road bordering a dirt road that ends at the Montauk Firehouse was a great relief for residents of the two houses across from the area, which has been used by patrons of the nearby Surf Lodge.
An ongoing discussion about a possible deletion in the Sag Harbor Village code having to do with the posting of notices for every application made to the board of historical preservation and architectural review continued during the village board meeting on Tuesday.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has asked the United States secretary of commerce to take strong action to alter quotas on fluke that he said are hurting New York’s commercial fishing industry.
October is domestic violence awareness month, which is fitting for a new lecture and workshop series about healthy relationships and self-esteem building that will be held at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton.
A talk at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center on Sunday will examine the species, which is native to Long Island and is experiencing population declines in many areas.
Columbus Day weekend will be a busy one, with the Hamptons International Film Festival, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, running through Monday, not to mention the big Fall Festival in Montauk on Saturday and Sunday, a car show in Amagansett and a road rally in Bridgehampton, and smaller festivals and events across the South Fork.
A bottle was found along a beach in the Normandy region in northwestern France containing a message that had been sent from Montauk in 2008.
Sampling performed by State University at Stony Brook researchers has confirmed blooms of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, at Fort Pond in Montauk, Poxabogue Pond in Sagaponack, and Sayre Pond and Cooper’s Neck Pond in Southampton. Health...
Instead of going home after a long workday, over 100 Latino students attend a two-hour English as a second language program in Wainscott on Thursdays. However, unlike typical students, they range from 20 to 40 years old, and are thrilled to be there.
A three-mile portion of Montauk Highway, from Knoll Road in Shinnecock Hills east to Tuckahoe Lane in Southampton, will soon be repaved.
Long before Tropical Storm Irma smashed into the Dominican Republic, Meaghan Guzman, who was born and raised in Sag Harbor and now lives in East Hampton, had identified the dire need to help children and families living in remote parts of the island — the parts that most vacationers who flock to the Caribbean hotspot never see.