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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, overruling the $356,000 in damages awarded to seven property owners.

Mar 19, 2019
D.E.C. to Let Sand Land Mine Stay Open

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and environmental advocates blasted a deal that rolls back the timing and circumstances under which the industrial mine in Noyac has to close.

Mar 18, 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
East Hampton Teens Call for Climate Action

Perhaps the greatest lesson, for students of all ages, is that one person really can make a difference.

Mar 18, 2019
The Sea Watch 3 rescued 47 migrants off the coast of Libya on Jan. 19 Documenting a Human Catastrophe

Doug Kuntz, a photojournalist who turns his lens on populations in peril — from the dying days of the baymen culture of Bonac to neighborhoods ravaged by Superstorm Sandy to the “hell on earth” of Moria, the migrant camp on Lesbos, Greece — has returned recently from what might be his most harrowing, and awe-inspiring, artistic journey yet: documenting the voyage of a ship called the Sea Watch 3 as it rescued 47 migrants from a sinking rubber raft off the coast of Libya.

Mar 14, 2019
Surprise Tax Due After Septic Grants

Homeowners in a Suffolk County grant program to defray the installation costs of nitrogen-reducing septic systems got an unwelcome surprise in recent weeks — 1099 forms to report it as income.

Mar 14, 2019
Montauk Library Plans $7.5 Million Update

The Montauk Library is preparing for its first expansion and renovation since construction of its current building in 1991.

Mar 14, 2019
Bridgehampton House Fire Handled Quickly

A fire at a small house on a Bridgehampton back street Thursday was largely contained to one room.

Mar 14, 2019
In Montauk, Adapt? Rethink? Ignore?

Some Montauk residents acknowledged positive recommendations in the ongoing hamlet study, while the town board agreed that a planned retreat and relocation of oceanfront structures requires further study.

Mar 14, 2019
Nature Notes: The Big Thaw

The alewife, a herring species and one of the only fish named after a woman, will be back, but not nearly so widespread on the South Fork as the osprey or the spring peeper.

Mar 13, 2019
Guild Hall's Academy of the Arts Dinner

Guild Hall knows how to throw a party, and it showed that Monday with the 34th Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards dinner high above Manhattan at the Rainbow Room.

Mar 13, 2019
East Hampton Man Reported Missing Has Been Found in South Carolina, Family Said

William Miller, an East Hampton native who has cancer, had been reported missing by his family last week.

Mar 11, 2019