Villages

Humpback whale found dead in Gardiner's Bay showed signs of blunt force trauma, according to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.
The carcass of a dead humpback whale that ran aground in Gardiner's Bay off Napeague has been towed to Little Albert's Landing Beach and will be removed sometime on Wednesday.
A dead whale has run aground in Gardiner's Bay, leaving East Hampton Town officials trying to figure out what to do about it.
Ecuadorians, who are members of one of the largest immigrant groups on the South Fork, were mobilizing this week to raise money and collect supplies after two earthquakes struck their home country.
The combined efforts of East Hampton Village and the Ladies Village Improvement Society to upgrade the health of the village’s greens and ponds got a boost on Friday when a horticulturalist offered to design a rain garden at the Town Pond green.
When the Ocean Institute opened last spring at the Montauk Lighthouse the focus was mainly on the history of surfing.
Though the larger issue of ownership of the beach remains, the East Hampton Town Trustees have lost a battle in their lawsuit against a West End Road property owner who constructed a rock revetment in 2013 and ’14.
Despite the East Hampton Village Design Review Board’s approval in August, and apparent compliance with the village code, lighting at the recently renovated Newtown Lane branch of Capital One Bank is being called excessive and hazardous.
Saturday will be a PRFECT Earth Day in Springs, when the Perfect Earth Project, in collaboration with the Accabonac Protection Committee, presents a lineup of free events from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. designed to highlight the health and environmental benefits of a toxin-free approach to landscaping.