East End Beacon
Spring harrow on Oregon Road.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 4.26.17

Good Morning! We’re expecting areas of fog before 10 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 66 and a calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 miles per hour in the


Earth Day paddling on Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s ice pond.

Celebrating Earth Day, Through the Raindrops

East Enders took a shine to loving the Earth over the weekend of April 22 & 23 at packed events throughout both forks. Here are some of our favorite photos from this year’s Earth


Lee Zeldin and Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy at Sunday's community forum.

Lee Zeldin Pops Up in Northampton

After months of urging from his constituents, Congressman Lee Zeldin held a marathon series of three town hall community forums on Sunday throughout the First Congressional District. Mr. Zeldin took the stage at the first


Kids crying on the soccer field at Mattituck High School in 1994. Kurt Cobain had just died.

Making Suicide Everyone’s Business

The death of teenagers by suicide is a subject that hits communities to the core, but people in our midst are quietly contemplating suicide every day, giving off subtle clues that often go unnoticed


Clint Plummer of Deepwater Wind and Michael Voltz of PSEG-Long Island at the League of Women Voters forum.

New York’s Commitment to Offshore Wind Puts East End in the Spotlight

Offshore wind may be a big part of the future for the East End’s energy grid, after Governor Andrew Cuomo committed the state to acquiring the power from 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind by


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A Mattituck builder has withdrawn his proposal for a new development at the gateway to Mattituck, after more than two hours of public testimony Sept. 22, mostly from people opposed to the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


East Hampton Will Buy Gardiner Homestead

East Hampton will soon own a big chunk of its history on James Lane, after the town board agreed Aug. 7 to purchase the Lion Gardiner home lot, next door to the Mulford Farm and


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