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At Sagg Main

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.16.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting showers today, mainly before 3 p.m., with a high near 56 degrees and a southeast wind 10 to 17 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. The chance of


In Westhampton's Dwarf Pine at site of 2015 fire.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.15.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight showers, with a temperature


On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.14.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees and a north wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. Wednesday


After the first big chill, Cutchogue.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.13.17

Good Morning! • There’s a slight chance of snow before 10 a.m. this morning, but no accumulation is expected, as it’s likely to turn to rain after 10 a.m. The high today will be near


Southampton Town Board candidates TommyJohn Schiavoni, Julie Lofstad, Stan Glinka and Thea Dombrowski-Fry

Four for Two Seats on Southampton Town Board

Read Our Coverage of the Southampton Town Supervisor Candidate Debate Incumbent Republican Councilman Stan Glinka and Democratic Councilwoman Julie Lofstad are seeking re-election this year, and two educators are also looking for seats on the


East Hampton Town Board candidates Jeff Bragman, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, Paul Giardia and Jerry Larsen.

Lively Discussion for East Hampton Town Council

Read Our Coverage of the League of Women Voters’ East Hampton Town Supervisor Debate Only one incumbent, Democrat Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, is running for East Hampton Town Board this year, after Councilman Fred Overton decided not


Gabreski Airport in 1996

Defense Department Won’t Pay for Work Done to Protect Public Health from Firefighting Foam at Gabreski Airport

The Suffolk County Health Department and the Suffolk County Water Authority have spent more than $5 million over the past year to ensure safe drinking water for neighbors of Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, with


When Darkness Falls Early...

Rural Character, Strategic Growth are the Focus of Mattituck Forum

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is hosting a major forum this Saturday, May 20 on “Maintaining Rural Character While Planning for Strategic Growth.” The forum, to be held at the Mattituck-Laurel Library from 11 a.m. to


Beacon Inaugural Front Page

Right Now: A Spring East End Beacon Subscription Match!

Hello, Beacon readers! A faithful anonymous reader has given us a great matching grant for subscribers to our brand new print edition! The first five people who sign up for a subscription to our print edition through this post


Faith and Human Rights Groups Launch Unity Collaborative in Hampton Bays

About 100 people gathered into the Southampton Town Senior Center in Hampton Bays Sunday afternoon for a grassroots town hall meeting to share their concerns about the human impact of the direction the country


Bells for the New Year

Stories We’re Watching in 2017

This past year was a doozy of unpredictability on a national level, but here on the East End, the big stories were more about waiting and seeing than about dramatic change.  With New Year’s Day upon


A graphical description of saltwater intrusion in the LICAP report.

Hearings to be held on Long Island State of the Aquifer Report

The Long Island Commission for Aquifer Protection (LICAP) will present the Commission’s new State of the Aquifer report for public input at public hearings in the upcoming week in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The first


The eastern portion of the Army Corps Tentatively Selected Plan | click on the photo for full size image

Army Corps Considers More Sand For Montauk, Public Criticizes Sea Level Projections At FIMP Hearings

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering a major, sand-based expansion to its proposed work in downtown Montauk as part of the Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study. Members of the FIMP project


Linda and Nathan Carman's 32-foot aluminum boat has gone missing after putting out for Block Island.

Coast Guard Expands Search Off Long Island For Mother-and-Son Fishing Crew From Rhode Island

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off of Montauk for two missing Rhode Island boaters who had embarked on an offshore fishing trip south of Block Island. At about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector


Hermine's track as predicted by the National Weather Service at 5 p.m. Saturday

Bracing for Hermine’s Storm Surge & Winds

Suffolk County is under a State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Hermine prepares to camp out off the South Shore of Long Island for the next few days. County Executive Steve Bellone declared the state


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