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This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.28.15

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees and a south wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. There is an air quality alert in effect from 11 a.m.


This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.27.15

Good Morning! • There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly before 1 p.m. , but otherwise it’s expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 84 degrees and a south


Haunted Lighthouse Tours

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

Take a haunted trip to the East End’s lighthouses, go dancing around in barns, meet a family circus, hear authors talk, hear a plethora of live music, and go see some great art and


bicycle New Suffolk

Southold’s Bike & Running Event Restrictions Go Into Effect; Public Hearings Set on Short-Term Rentals, Aquaculture

The Southold Town Board has been in the midst of juggling a planned summer ban on bicycling and running events, along with proposed local laws regarding aquaculture and short-term rentals, in the past few


Hallockville

Hallockville Celebrates 250th Birthday

The Hallockville homestead, now a farming museum on the North Fork, has changed many times over the centuries that it has stood as a testament to the farmers who first settled the East End. This


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

Authors are crawling all over the East End this weekend, so now’s a good time to go hear what they have to say. Also this weekend, the great Three Mile Harbor fireworks show will


Surveyors from Dvirka & Bartilucci were at work on South Edgemere while the town board met Tuesday to discuss how to deal with drainage issues in downtown Montauk.

Drainage Conundrums Face Downtown Montauk Beach Stabilization Project

The plan to shore up downtown Montauk against storm tides has been beset by conflict from the beginning, but, with the Army Corps of Engineers work slated to begin this fall, the massive amount


Southampton Votes to Preserve Pyrrhus Concer Homestead

Southampton Town Board members voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to use $4.3 million in Community Preservation Fund Money to preserve the homestead of Pyrrhus Concer, born a slave in Southampton in 1814, who later in life


Montauk party meeting

Montauk Turns Out To Reclaim Town From Drunken Partying

The old joke about Montauk, and really about most fishing villages, is that they are quiet drinking villages with slight fishing problems. But that joke just isn’t funny or even true this summer for people


Hedge Clippers Cuomo East Hampton

Hedgeclippers Chase Cuomo to the Hamptons

It’s high season in the Hamptons, and the hedgerows are mighty green and mysterious. Behind them lie the secrets of the ultra-rich. This Saturday, down on Highway Behind the Pond in East Hampton Village, a


Long Island Sound

Plan Afoot to Continue to Restore the Long Island Sound

A broad swath of bipartisan federal lawmakers are looking to extend the federal government’s support of the restoration of the Long Island Sound. In late June, a consortium of Connecticut and New York lawmakers introduced


Portuguese Man o' War at Palm Beach FL | Volkan Yuksel for Wikiimedia Commons

Watch Out for Men of War on the Shore this Weekend!

With droves of beachgoers expected to venture out to the ocean on the upcoming hot and sunny weekend, first responders are on the alert for patients who may be stung by highly venomous Portuguese


Shark: The Misunderstood Fish

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

From a fresh look at Jaws to an in-depth look into the unlikely friendship between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, Jr.; from an evening with a former U.S. poet laureate to a discussion


A Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary | Peconic Estuary Program photo

NFEC Honors BNL’s Mel Morris for His Commitment to Youth Engagement in the Environment

The North Fork Environmental Council will present its Richard Noncarrow Environmentalist of the Year Award tomorrow evening, July 9, to Brookhaven National Laboratory educator Mel Morris, for his work in inspiring young people to


Riverhead in a Lather Over Ethics of Ethics Proposal

Just one month after Riverhead’s Republican Party decided not to back incumbent Town Supervisor Sean Walter for re-election this fall, many partisans are crying foul over Mr. Walter’s renewed interest in a long-languishing ethics


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