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  • Marauding hordes of bluefish moved into Block Island Sound and Gardiner’s Bay in recent days. The invasion quickly got a strong showing of squid heading for the...
  • Driving the rolling Hither Hills to or from Montauk these days and gazing south, the sight of the great Atlantic’s horizon broken nearshore by two...
  • The wheels were spinning and there were lots of ideas about improving water and habitat quality, but the 21 people who attended the second meeting of the ad hoc Lake Montauk Watershed Committee agreed after a lengthy discussion that traction was...
  • When it comes to fishing, this is the time of year when anglers put their ears to the railroad tracks — metaphorically speaking, of course — when ears become radar, eyes become sonar, noses become bloodhounds, when rumors grow like...
  • A court ruling that could result in the loss of one of East Hampton’s founding common rights has reignited the long-simmering debate over beach driving, which now pits Napeague residents suing to privatize the beach in front of their property against beach drivers ...
  • The late, great Capt. Frank Mundus, Montauk’s Monster Man, said that during his many years of ferrying charter clients offshore to come to grips with their various demons by way of tangling with big sharks...
  • Montauk has been chosen by the United States Commerce Department to be one of six port communities participating in a study to determine how it might be given development assistance
  • Erosion has spawned a multi-million-dollar lawsuit by residents of Montauk’s Soundview community.
  • People who didn’t know her background might have recognized her as a character, and wondered where she came from. The answer was well known here: She was a member of the 16th generation of Gardiners, the first English family in East Hampton, whom some viewed as local aristocracy.
  • <p> Shoaling in Montauk Harbor Inlet has become a chronic problem. In 1999, and again the following year, the shoal, which forms along the east side, grounded the draggers First Light and Jason and Danielle.</p>

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