With winter flounder said to be almost nonexistent, Anne McElroy of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences asked the East Hampton Town Trustees at a meeting on Monday to endorse the collection of data this summer in Napeague Harbor to find out why.
You will still be able to buy its signature drink, the B.B.C. (Banana Bailey’s Colada), at Cyril’s Fish House, the popular roadside bar and restaurant on Napeague, in the coming season, but you might want to arrive early.
East Hampton Town, which took a pledge in 2009 to become a state-designated “climate smart community” and has been taking various actions in relation to climate change and sea level rise, has been certified under the state program, the first of more than 170 participating communities to achieve that designation.
When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won their respective parties’ presidential primaries in New York State Tuesday, Mr. Trump received 60.5 percent of the Republican vote and Mrs. Clinton 57.9 percent of the Democratic tally.