East End Beacon
Thursday morning in Downs Creek

This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.29.16

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain and possibly a thunderstorm today and are under a flash flood watch until 6 p.m. The high temperature today will be near 78 degrees, with an east wind 7 to


Announcing the launch of Tri-Energy at Town Hall Thursday afternoon.

Southampton Launches Three-Pronged Energy Program

Southampton Town has just launched a new program designed to bring together three sustainable energy components to make it easier for residents to reduce their electricity use. The new program, called Tri-Energy, merges two existing programs —


Before dawn at the New Suffolk boat ramp

This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.28.16

Good Morning! • We’re expecting a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86 and a light south wind increasing


In Bonac — At Louse Point.

East Hampton Unveils Plan for CPF Water Quality Money

This November, the five East End towns are expected to have a proposition on the ballot extending the Community Preservation Fund two percent real estate transfer tax to 2050, with an amendment that would


Downs Creek, Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.27.16

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 92 degrees and a northwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. We’re expecting mostly clear skies on Wednesday,


On the market on Mud Creek, Cutchogue

Another Mixed Bag for East End Real Estate

Real estate reports from several agencies in the past week all tell a similar story — of a South Fork market unsure of its footing, while activity and prices have crept upward on the


A lone helicopter sits benignly on the East Hampton tarmac, giving little indication of its bone-jarring noise potential, while seaplanes come and go.

FAA Approves Four-Year Extension of North Shore Helicopter Route

The Federal Aviation Administration’s North Shore helicopter route, once the proud product of the work of U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, has increasingly proven to be a bane to North Forkers, and word this weekend of


Odd-even watering is the thing of the future.

Summer Brings Irrigation Woes: Riverhead, SCWA Ask For Residents’ Help

The Riverhead Water District yesterday asked residents and businesses in Riverhead to adopt odd/even watering schedules during the hottest days of summer — if your house or business has an odd number, water your lawn on odd days,


An Alstom Haliade turbine in Belgium similar to the turbines proposed by Deepwater Wind

LIPA Postpones Decision on Wind Farm, Citing Upcoming NYSERDA Report

The Long Island Power Authority’s Board of Trustees has delayed its meeting scheduled for today, at which the board was expected to approve the purchase of 90 megawatts of electricity from a new offshore


The Lyme-bearing deer tick at several stages of development | CDC image

More State Money for East End Tick Education

Senator Ken LaValle announced last week that he has secured $75,000 in state funding to fight Lyme and other tick-borne diseases on the East End through programs at Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center. Another legislation, co-sponsored by


Andrea Grover with a recent installation from the Parrish exhibit "Radical Seafaring," which she curated.

Parrish’s Andrea Grover Named New Executive Director of Guild Hall

Guild Hall in East Hampton has named Andrea Grover, who currently serves as the Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish Art Museum, as their new executive director, effective September 1. “Andrea’s extensive experience, accomplishments and


An Alstom Haliade turbine in Belgium similar to the turbines proposed by Deepwater Wind

LIPA CEO: Deepwater Wind Project Off Montauk Expected To Be Awarded LIPA Contract

The Long Island Power Authority is expected at its board meeting next Wednesday, July 20, to vote to purchase 90 megawatts of power from the proposed Deepwater One offshore wind farm proposed by Deepwater


A proposal for "The Hills at East Quogue"

Southampton Makes Offer to Preserve “The Hills” in East Quogue

Southampton Town announced Tuesday that the town has made an offer to preserve one of the last large undeveloped and unpreserved pieces of land in the town — on property slated to be developed into


The site of the cleanup at the southeast corner of Gabreski Airport.

Work to Begin on PCB Cleanup at Gabreski Airport

An area of soil contaminated with PCBs at the southeast corner of Gabreski Airport in Westhampton is slated to be cleaned up beginning this week, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The cleanup


Riverhead’s “Alive on 25” Kicks Off July 14

Riverhead is embarking on a new experiment on four Thursdays this summer, a series of outdoor festivals modeled on Patchogue’s “Alive After Five” series, designed to help bring people back to downtown Riverhead. “Alive on


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