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This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.11.16

Good Morning! • Get ready for the big chill. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 30 but wind chill


Winter refuses to read the signs.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.10.16

Good Morning! • We faced a few flurries overnight, and we’re expecting more today, possibly mixing with rain after 1 p.m. By the time it’s over, we’re expecting to have less than an inch of new snow on


Monday, Monday

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.9.16

Good Morning! • We’re looking at a 30 percent chance of light snow today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 36 degrees but wind chill values between 5 and 15. We’re


Waiting on more snow, sunset

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.8.16

Good Morning! • And, we’re off to a snowy week. By the time you read this, the snow is falling, and we’re expecting between 3 and 7 inches by the end of the day, with


Aftershower, Aquebogue

Main Road Advocates to Riverhead: Study Current Projects Before Rural Corridor Study

A month after Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter offhandedly announced at a meeting that the town is about to conduct a rural corridor study of Route 25 from Aquebogue to Laurel, those who care about that stretch


Sunrise, Hall's Creek

DEC Looking for Feedback on Nitrogen Action Plan

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is currently working on a “conceptual draft scope” document for their Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan, designed to address the harm that excess nitrogen from septic systems and


Julie Lofstad (right) xx Richard Yastrzemski (left) in Tuesday's special election for the Southampton Town Board.

Julie Lofstad Takes Southampton Special Election By Wide Margin

Hampton Bays native Julie Lofstad was victorious by a wide margin Tuesday night in the special election to fill the Southampton Town Board seat vacated by Bradley Bender. Ms. Lofstad, a Democrat, took home 2,771 votes or 61.7 percent of


blizzard Jonas picture 2016

In the Thick of the Storm….

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published at 8:20 a.m. on Jan. 23, 2016. It will be updated as more information becomes available. Update 12 p.m. Here are the unofficial snowfall observations for the weekend’s blizzard


Richard Yastrzemski and Julie Lofstad are vying for a seat on the Southampton Town Board

Southampton Board Special Election Candidates Share Their Visions

The Westhampton Free Library was packed Thursday night with residents anxious to hear the ideas espoused by the two candidates vying to fill Brad Bender’s seat on the Southampton Town Board. A special election to


The Jan. 22, 3:57 a.m. update of the "most likely snow accumulation" map.

The Beacon’s Blizzard Twitter Forum

Welcome to The Beacon’s Twitter forum for the Jan. 23 to Jan. 24 blizzard of 2016. Join the discussion by tweeting any information or photos you’d like to share to @eastendbeacon. This page will


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Snow Storm Cancellations

If you are running an event that you expect to be cancelled or postponed, please share the information in the comment section below.  Our full and frequently updated information about the storm is online here. Sunday,


The National Weather Service's experimental "most likely snowfall" accumulation map for this weekend's storm, as of 3:37 a.m. Thursday

Saturday’s Storm Forecast: What We Know, and What We Don’t Know

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published just before 9 a.m. Jan. 21. It will be updated regularly as new information becomes available. As of Jan. 23, we’ve moved our coverage to this page


Wetlands off of Monsell Trail in Greenport may now be included in the Bay-to-Sound trail network.

Breathing New Life Into Bay-to-Sound Trail Project

Naturalists on the North Fork have been working since 2009 to put together a network of trails linking the Peconic Bay to Long Island Sound, connecting several hundred acres of land owned by Southold Town, Suffolk


Tagging the juvenile great white shark | courtesy Fish Guy Photos

Sharks in the Spotlight at SoFo

The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center is hosting a talk with renowned shark researcher Greg Metzger, who has spent the last 13 years interacting with sharks in our local Long Island


East Hampton Town is looking to crack down on the number of illegal rentals in town, including many short-term rentals.

East Hampton Rental Workshops Are Filling Up

Seats have now filled up for a pair of January 20 workshops to be hosted by the Town of East Hampton on the town new rental registry law. Real estate professionals and members of the


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