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Slow Start to New Commute

Though passengers have been few in the first days of the South Fork Commuter Connection, the coordinated rail and bus system designed to alleviate traffic congestion, East Hampton and Southampton Town officials expect more passengers as the weather warms and traffic worsens.

Mar 7, 2019
Hatchery Would Double as Salty Education Center

A plan to relocate East Hampton Town’s shellfish hatchery that envisions a combined educational center and exemplar of environmentalism and sustainability was unveiled at Town Hall on Tuesday, as a proposal to consolidate the hatchery and nursery at one site moved closer to fruition.

Mar 7, 2019
Hunters Speak Out on Ban

One week after members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife asked the town board to institute a ban on hunting on one weekend day, a representative of the East Hampton Sportsmen’s Alliance delivered that group’s contrasting point of view.

Mar 7, 2019
New Worries Over Teen Pot Use

While opioids have dominated the fight against substance abuse in Suffolk County recently, the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York has created a different challenge for parents and children.

Mar 7, 2019
Frank P. Kennedy, Retired Harbormaster, Dies of 9/11-Related Disease

Frank Paul Kennedy was among 11 town officers who responded to a New York Police Department request for help from law enforcement personnel in the days after the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Mar 7, 2019