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Environmentalists are decrying the Trump administration’s announcement last Thursday that it will allow new offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in most coastal waters, including off the Eastern Seaboard.
As East Hampton and Southampton town boards move full speed ahead to mandate the upgrading of septic systems, the Sagaponack Village Board on Monday decided that it would continue to take a go-slow approach.
The Suffolk County Health Department has expanded a survey of private wells in Wainscott following the detection of perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, in four additional wells, bringing the total number of wells in which PFCs have been detected to 63.
The East Hampton Town Trustees held their first meeting of 2018 on Monday night, two months after an election increased the Democratic Party’s majority from a 6-to-3 to a 7-to-2 advantage.
Landscapers balk at talk of leaf-blower ban, as board smiles on live music
A Jonathan Drive couple told police Dec. 28 that they had been visited by a trespasser the previous evening. The intruder appeared to have entered a screened-in porch around 5:30 and remained there for about an hour.
The Springs Fire Department and its members have raised nearly $30,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in an effort launched in memory of David M. King, an ex-chief who died of acute lymphoblastic leukemia last February.
The next phase in hamlet studies underway for the Town of East Hampton will see two presentations by the consultants engaged to conduct the studies.
This year brings midterm elections, and progressives in the First Congressional District are wasting no time as they look for a Democratic candidate to unseat Lee Zeldin, the two-term Republican incumbent.
The East Hampton Town Board adopted as expected, a hearing officer’s finding that William Taylor, the town’s waterways management supervisor and a town trustee, was not guilty of any of the 14 charges of misconduct and incompetence against him in 2016.
The East Hampton Town Board will hold a public hearing during its meeting next Thursday evening regarding a proposal to lease property at 400 Pantigo Place in East Hampton to the Southampton Hospital Association, which plans to construct an emergency care facility there.
Now comes a new threat to our Atlantic coastal fishery in the form of huge steel monuments reaching up 600 feet and moored in the seabed. They are oil rigs and wind turbines.
An early Tuesday morning fire that was sparked and fed by a corroded pipe carrying propane has left East Hampton Indoor Tennis without power and heat.