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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
Larsen Eyes Mayor’s Job

The 2020 campaign for mayor of East Hampton Village got underway surprisingly early last week, when Jerry Larsen, a former village police chief, announced his candidacy more than a year before Election Day.

May 2, 2019
Seek Filter for Algae in Wainscott Pond

A Wainscott resident and candidate for the East Hampton Town Trustees has proposed to that body and to the town board a pilot project intended to mitigate the harmful algal blooms that have beset Wainscott Pond in recent years.

May 2, 2019
Zeldin May Be Vulnerable

Just as the Democratic Party’s process to select a candidate to challenge President Trump next year intensifies, with 20 declared candidates so far and the first debate set for next month, Democratic and Republican officials are wasting no time in focusing on New York’s First Congressional District.

May 2, 2019
Mayor Out of 2020 Race, Cites Accomplishments

East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., who has held the office since 1992, announced on Monday that he would not seek re-election in 2020.

May 2, 2019
PSEG's Montauk Substation Won't Land on Flamingo Avenue

PSEG Long Island announced on Friday that it will not build a new Montauk substation on Flamingo Avenue or at Eddie Ecker Park, locations that many in the community opposed.

May 3, 2019
cat Cat Ops Target Feral Colonies Near You

ARF’s network of Operation Cat volunteers provides food, water, and shelter for more than 1,000 cat colonies on the East End, ranging in size from two to 30 cats. The ­caretakers tend to the colonies with at least one daily visit. 

Apr 16, 2019
Hedges-Edwards Barn Now Part of Mulford Farm

The Hedges-Edwards Barn, dating from around 1770, was originally located on the west side of Main Street in East Hampton, where the library now stands. E.J. Edwards first moved it around 1910 to his nearby property on Edwards Lane.

Mar 23, 2019
Quail Hill Farm Plowshares: C.S.A. Programs Are A-Coming!

For those looking forward to a summer filled with fresh produce from an East End farm, now is the time to sign up for a community-supported agriculture program, or C.S.A.

Mar 23, 2019
Leaf blowers Village Eyes Summer Ban on Leaf Blowers

East Hampton Village is considering laws that would vastly restrict the use of gas-powered leaf blowers and other landscaping equipment in the summer months and require landscapers to obtain licenses.

Mar 21, 2019
Block Island Sound Town Not Liable for Erosion West of Montauk Jetties

A 2018 jury trial and verdict concluding that the Town of East Hampton was responsible for erosion west of the jetties at Montauk Harbor was overturned on Friday, when a judge granted the town's motion to dismiss the lawsuit.

Mar 21, 2019
Poster East Hampton Teens Call for Climate Action

The 14 East Hampton High School students who walked out of class on Friday morning were among more than 1.5 million around the world, all of them united by a motivation to call leaders to action on climate change.

Mar 18, 2019