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Monday on Reeves Bay

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.21.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 44 and northeast winds 5 to 7 miles per hour, becoming south in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around


Winter lagoon, New Suffolk

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.20.17

Good Morning! • Today will be cooler than yesterday’s balmy Sunday weather, but spring-like temperatures are in store for this week. We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high near 43 but wind chill values


Community members, mostly non-Latino, packed the East Hampton Town Board meeting room Thursday evening to ask the town board to take a stand on immigrant rights.

East Hampton Pledges to Protect Immigrant Community

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, the son of immigrants who was raised in East Hampton, pledged Thursday night to not participate in President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing local police departments to serve


Sag Harbor, winter sunset.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.17.17

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 38 but wind chill values between 15 and 25, with a northwest wind 10 to 17 miles per hour. We’re expecting increasing clouds overnight,


At Thursday's march in Hampton Bays.

Video: “A Day Without Immigrants” March in Hampton Bays

Immigrants and activists showed solidarity in downtown Hampton Bays on Thursday, Feb. 16, as part of ‘A Day Without Immigrants,’ a nationwide strike in support of immigrant rights, in which many immigrant workers stayed


Sharper's Hill

Krupski: County Has Reached A Deal To Preserve Jamesport’s Historic Sharper’s Hill

A 42-acre piece of land in Jamesport known to contain the cremains of ancient Long Island residents is slated to be preserved by Suffolk County, announced Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski at Riverhead Town


Mud Creek, Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.16.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high near 40 degrees and a west wind 15 to 22 miles per hour. Skies will clear overnight, with a low around 22. Friday will


At the Naval Submarine Base in Grotton, Conn in 2015. | file photo

As Russian Intel Ship Skirts Long Island, Lawmakers Sound Alarm

As a Russian intelligence vessel skirts the eastern tip of Long Island in international waters in the midst of heightened national attention to U.S.-Russian relations, federal lawmakers in Connecticut and on the East End are sounding


Gabreski Airport in 1996

State Department of Health Will Offer Biomonitoring to Westhampton Residents with Contaminated Drinking Water

The New York State Department of Health announced this week that Westhampton residents whose wells were contaminated with the compound PFOS from firefighting foam used at Gabreski Airport will be eligible for biomonitoring to


Peconic Land Trust Orient Farm

Tickets Now Available for Peconic Land Trust’s “Long Island Grown IV”

The Peconic Land Trust has announced the kick-off of “Long Island Grown IV,” its annual conversations with local farmers, food and beverage producers and chefs at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton. The series has expanded in


 Plum Island

Feds File Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Plum Island Sale

The federal agencies charged with the sale of Plum Island off the coast of Southold have filed a motion for a dismissal of a lawsuit filed by environmental groups last summer that alleged the


Captain Marty's, New Suffolk, 7:35 a.m. Jan. 24

New York Adopts Science-Based Sea Level Rise Projections

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation announced Monday that the state has adopted official sea-level rise projections to help state agencies and coastal communities plan for the impacts of climate change, becoming one of the first states


On Kirk Park Beach in Montauk Saturday morning.

Kevin McAllister Sounds Warning for East End’s Coastlines

You may know Kevin McAllister of Defend H2O as a supporter of water quality throughout the East End dating back to his time as the Peconic Baykeeper, but Mr. McAllister, who began his career


Congressman Lee Zeldin at a New York League of Conservation Voters forum in Riverhead this fall.

Despite Protests, Zeldin Affirms Support for Trump Immigrant Ban

As refugees, students and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations found themselves detained at United States airports over the weekend due to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry to the United States Friday afternoon,


This house on Point Pleasant in Mattituck was sold by Douglas Elliman agent Deborah Kusa in the fourth quarter of 2016  |  photo courtesy Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Real Estate Sales Slow on South Fork as Prices Rise to the North

The thud of slowing sales at the ultra-high end brought down the South Fork’s real estate sales figures in the fourth quarter of 2016, while prices rose dramatically on the North Fork, according to several


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