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Offshore Oil Drilling Is on Hold

The Trump administration’s plan to allow oil and gas exploration and extraction off the Atlantic Coast is apparently on indefinite hold.

May 2, 2019
EH Fusion Party Seeks Ballot Line

Undaunted by the failure last month to place several candidates on the Republican Party ballot in the Nov. 5 election, members of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, the East Hampton Independence Party, and the East Hampton Reform Democrats are moving to formalize the unity ticket they hoped to create by forming the EH Fusion Party.

May 2, 2019
Pursuing Flounder of Yore

Ah, memories. Growing up out here as a kid, one of my favorite fish to catch was winter flounder. Not only were they plentiful in the spring but there was a fall run of the flatfish that was just as good.

Apr 30, 2019
Bridgehampton Man Dies From Injuries in Riverhead Raceway Crash

Silas Hiscock Sr., a Bridgehampton resident and the owner of Hampton Tank in the hamlet, has died from injuries he sustained in a crash at the Riverhead Raceway on Saturday afternoon.

Apr 29, 2019
A Crustacean Celebration

As I climbed aboard my Nova Scotia-built boat to take the hourlong ride to my lobster traps, my anticipation of a good catch, and an even better dinner that same night, loomed large in my head.

Apr 25, 2019
Lazy Point Rejoices at Extensions

The East Hampton Town Trustees voted on Monday to change the lease terms of trustee-owned land at Lazy Point significantly. Six trustees voted for the change, two abstained, and one recused himself.

Apr 25, 2019
Sag Cinema Eyes a Fall Opening

The construction of a reimagined Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center is swinging into its third and final phase and remains on target for a fall opening, as organizers now seek to raise an additional $3 million to $4 million in donations.

Apr 25, 2019
East Hampton Village Mayoral Campaign Underway

Jerry Larsen, a former East Hampton Village police chief, has announced his intention to run for mayor of the village in 2020.

Apr 25, 2019
Push for Hunting Pause

Members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife renewed their call to ban hunting one day each weekend when the East Hampton Town Board met last Thursday.

Apr 25, 2019
Early Jail May Foil ICE

A Queens man who seriously injured a Montauk pedestrian and fled the scene in a drunken-driving incident last Memorial Day weekend has begun serving his prison sentence early.

Apr 25, 2019
Nature Notes: Bird Is the Word

Fish crows arrived three weeks ago and have already taken over the South Fork population centers. What was an extreme rarity 35 years ago has now become a rite of spring in the Hamptons.

Apr 25, 2019
Celebrating the Hedges-Edwards Barn

The 1770 barn, which the historical society acquired some years ago, has been named for both the Hedges family, who built it, and E. J. Edwards, the East Hampton man who preserved it in the first half of the 20th century.

Apr 25, 2019