East End Beacon

David Lys Appointed to East Hampton Town Board

The East Hampton Town Board voted 3-1 Jan. 18 to appoint town zoning board member David Lys, an advocate for beach access and the Amagansett Lifesaving Station, to a seat on the town board. Mr.


East Hampton: Preparing for the Great Energy Transformation

The South Fork is now in the middle of a Great Transformation from fossil fuel power to renewable energy. When East Hampton Town set out in 2014 on a quest to produce all its electricity


East Hampton Braces for Helicopter Season

Longtime East End news editor and pilot Peter Boody is champing at the bit to get to work at his new job as the senior airport attendant at the East Hampton Airport, where one


Suffolk County Agrees to Partner with Army Corps on Montauk Shoreline Project

Last week, when the Army Corps of Engineers pitched a $6 million plant to shore up the Atlantic Ocean beach in front of downtown Montauk, they had one big problem. They had no local


East Hampton Gets Serious About Solar Power

No town on the East End is more anxious to show off its solar proposals to our new electric utility, PSEG, than East Hampton. While towns throughout the East End are sending their solar wish


New East Hampton Supervisor promises action on the environment

East Hampton has one of the lowest recycling rates on the East End, says new Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, and he’s planning to do something to change that this year, starting at Town Hall. This


One of East Hampton's more than 30 small family gravesites, scattered mostly through the Northwest Woods and Springs. Ned had originally been the only person interred in a similarly marked graveyard in Springs

East Hampton searches for new gravesite for Ned

For a long time in East Hampton, people have been hearing tales of the grave site of Ned. Known only by his first name, the inscription on his 1817 gravestone had once read “Ned, Faithful


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