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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.
Wednesday is movie night at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, where "The Boss Baby" will be screened at 8 as a fund-raiser for the East Hampton Food Pantry. Admission is free, but donations would be appreciated. Food and beverages will be...
Suffolk County's Division of Vector Control will conduct aerial spraying for mosquito larvae sometime between Tuesday and Thursday, which may happen anytime between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. Two areas in Southampton Town and one in East Hampton Town are...
The hot, 80-degree weather suddenly felt cooler, and the bright summer sky slowly became an eerie gray.
On Wednesday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced a series of tick prevention educational forums that will be held by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. The first will take place at Southampton Town Hall on Monday at 7 p.m.
Following Friday's heavy rains, Suffolk County health officials have issued an advisory against swimming at certain beaches across the county, including Havens Beach in Sag Harbor.
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.
Good weather seems to be in the forecast this weekend, so make the most of it with one, or maybe more than one, of these many events.
Expect delays in Bridgehampton during a PSEG-Long Island circuit trimming project, which will start Friday and run through Aug 25, weather permitting.