Building political will for a livable world is a work in progress, according to Don Matheson, a builder who lives in East Hampton, but if his observations from last week’s international conference of Citizens Climate Lobby are accurate, that undertaking is nearing a tipping point.
Music has filled the air from one end of the South Fork to the other in the late spring and early summer of 2015. With the Independence Day weekend’s arrival, the rock ’n’ rollers will kick it up several notches as the crowds settle in.
In an era in which too much is never enough — as ostentatiously expressed in new and reconstructed residences built to the absolute maximum size allowed by zoning — a wooded one-acre-plus parcel in Springs is an oasis of playfulness.
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who manage many of the town’s beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, have asked the public to help fight aerial spraying of the mosquito larvicide methoprene on waters under their jurisdiction.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close most of the beach above the mean high tide line at the National Wildlife Refuge west of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett and the Jessup's Neck peninsula at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac from April 1 through Aug. 31.