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This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.23.17

Good Morning! • There’s 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 80 and a south wind 5


Driver Salvatore Diquattro on opening day of the Hampton Bays trolley.

On the Trolley: A Trip Through Hampton Bays

by Jinsoo Henry Oh As a North Fork native and returning resident, it might seem a little strange that smart city design and urban infrastructure have always interested me more than agriculture and farm vistas.


The Atlantic Menhaden

The Bunker Resurgence: The Good News Beyond Recent Fish Kills

by Glenn Jochum As you take your fish oil supplement, feed your pet, or apply your lipstick there’s a chance your daily life is impacted by a 15-inch ocean dweller, Brevoortia tyrannus, a fierce-sounding name


Kids, many of whom are members of the Butterfly Effect, have a tug-o-war at Saturday's Juneteenth celebration.

Riverside Juneteenth Party Celebrates 10th Anniversary

For the past 10 years, members of the East End Voter Coalition have held a party in Riverside’s Ludlum Park in mid-June to celebrate Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, a commemoration of


On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.

Luminati Reopens Grumman Plant 6, Pledging New Aerospace Jobs for Long Island

If you’ve been wondering what Luminati Aerospace is working on at the former Grumman plant in Calverton, this past Friday might have been your one chance to see their work in action. The company, founded


Zeldin’s Statement on Health Care Act Vote

Congressman Lee Zeldin voted yes on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which passed the House of Representatives on May 4. The bill would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. After this


Main Street, Sag Harbor Fire

Sag Harbor Cinema Site to Be Rebuilt as Community Cinema Arts Center

The iconic Sag Harbor Cinema, whose façade was destroyed by fire in December 2016, is slated to be purchased by the Sag Harbor Partnership to become the site of a new non-profit Sag Harbor Cinema


The Robins Island pound trap

A Region-Wide Collaboration to Protect the Peconic Bays

The Peconic Estuary now has one more organization devoted to its protection, one that draws from natural resource experts in all the towns and villages on the East End. The Peconic Estuary Protection Committee, approved


The property in question stands at the gateway to Mattituck.

Mattituck Developer Nixes Proposal for Shops & Apartments

A Mattituck builder has withdrawn his proposal for a new development at the gateway to Mattituck, after more than two hours of public testimony Sept. 22, mostly from people opposed to the project. Builder Paul


East Hampton Airport Restrictions Postponed to June 8

Memorial Day Weekend may not be as quiet as many East Enders had hoped. A series of new noise restrictions at East Hampton Airport, initially slated to go into effect today, have been postponed to


Southold Poised to Air Short-Term Rental Law

On April 21, the Southold Town Board set a public hearing for June 2 for a new short-term rental law that will prohibit residents from renting out their homes for fewer than seven nights. The law is


Southampton is celebrating the grand opening of two new trails connecting Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton and Noyac this weekend.

Southampton Woodland Footpaths to Officially Open Saturday

Southampton Town and the Southampton Trails Preservation Society are celebrating the grand opening this weekend of a series of Hamlet-to-Hamlet woodland footpaths between Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton and Noyac. At 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, representatives


The Galley Ho, to the right, has been sitting on cribbing since it was moved back from the water after being damaged in Hurricane Sandy.

Southold Approves New Suffolk’s New Galley Ho

It took just a few seconds for the Southold Town Planning Board to unanimously approve a new restaurant at the old Galley Ho restaurant in New Suffolk at a special meeting Monday afternoon. A vocal


Goldsmith Inlet, this week, with a big sand spit.

What Happened to Goldsmith Inlet Portion of Army Corps North Shore Study? Southold’s Not Sure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the midst of a study of a swath of the north shore of the North Fork, in between Peconic and Greenport, looking for ways to prevent erosion


The downtown Montauk project area outlined by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Army Corps Proposed Slight Expansion of Downtown Montauk Work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin work this winter on three months of work to shore up downtown Montauk from storms, and they’ve just released their environmental assessment and a report on the


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