East End Beacon

This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.16.14

Good Morning! • The North Fork Audubon Society is sponsoring a bus to the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday, September 21. Last week, National Audubon released a report on the devastating effects climate


In New Suffolk: Changes, Concerns on Waterfront Plan; Planning Board Takes A Keen View of Project

After a broad swath of the New Suffolk community expressed concerns about the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund’s plan to re-open the Galley Ho restaurant on a swath of land at the heart of the


EPCAL Plan Gets an Earful from Riverhead Residents

It seemed there was something to hate for everybody when Riverhead Town unleashed its plan to subdivide the Enterprise Park at Calverton at the former Grumman plant for public comment Wednesday night. Environmentalists weren’t crazy about the


After Two Options To Raise Money Fail, Riverhead Supervisor Promises an Ugly Balanced Budget

It wasn’t pretty. Riverhead Town could be facing a budget shortfall next year of up to $4 million, and two attempts to take extraordinary measures to balance the budget failed when the board met Wednesday


Southolders Concerned About Mini-Hotels Popping Up in Their Neighborhoods

With more and more traffic en route to the vineyards and beaches of the North Fork each year, the eventual Hamptonization of eastern Riverhead and Southold Towns has taken on the air of inevitability.


Southold to Get to Work on Two Big Projects after Labor Day

The Gull Pond boat ramp at the end of Manhanset Road in Greenport has long been one of the best put-in spots on North Fork, used by scallopers, fluke fishermen and recreational boaters trying


All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

Fireworks! Fireworks! Fireworks! There are three very good chances to see great fireworks shows on the East End this weekend, but you’d be hard-pressed to catch all three. The first two will be held Saturday


Hearing on PSEG’s Plans: “A Year Too Late”

In the months since PSEG-Long Island began installing a new transmission line from East Hampton Village to Amagansett down a seven-mile stretch of back roads in quiet residential neighborhoods, the utility company has done


“All Options on the Table” after Deer Cull Disappoints Organizers

In part, it was the winter’s foul weather. In part, it was the limited amount of land available to them. And the groundswell of public opposition to this past winter’s USDA deer cull on the


East Hampton Town Gets Wise to Short-Term Rentals

Short-term rentals and share houses are nothing new to the Hamptons, but the past couple years, with the help of websites devoted to connecting visitors with people who want to rent out rooms in their


All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

More Surf Shorts The second installment of Atlantic Vibrations: Surf Movie Night, an outdoor screening of short, noncommercial surf movies made by filmmakers from Westhampton to Montauk, will be held Fri., Aug. 22 beginning at


PSEG is Looking for Input on East End’s Electric Needs

PSEG-Long Island has made quite a few enemies on the East End since the took control of the day-to-day operations of the island’s electric grid at the beginning of the year. Nowhere has that tension


Southampton to Hold Referendum on Riverside Traffic Circle Land

Southampton Town and Suffolk County are looking to begin work on a change to the traffic pattern at the Riverside traffic circle next year, and, as of this week, they’re two-thirds of the way


All In A Weekend: A Round-Up of Events on the Forks

From the streets of Polish Town to the halls of the Parrish Art Museum to a 66-year-old softball tradition in East Hampton’s Herrick Park, there’s plenty to see and do on the East End


Southolders Feel Like East Hampton’s Doormat

Southolders are used to living next to farms, but they live with the dust and the noise because they know farms are essential to the town. They’re used to limousines that make the rounds