Pete Topping spent seven and a half years as a bay management specialist with the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery before being hired four months ago as the new Peconic Baykeeper, a clean-water advocate for Long Island’s Peconic and South Shore bays.
In a tersely worded statement issued Tuesday afternoon, the East Hampton Town Republican Committee announced that it had been unable to persuade G.O.P. county leadership to let candidates who are not registered Republicans appear on the party’s line in the Nov. 5 election.
Representatives of Tesla Motors and a company with which it has partnered presented a refined proposal to install an array of electric vehicle charging stations in Montauk to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.
The Town of Southampton and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. have launched pointed efforts to counteract a recent surprise decision by the State Department of Environmental Conservation to extend the timetable for the Sand Land industrial mine in Noyac to finish mining and remediate the site
Would you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? Southampton Town Police Lt. Todd Spencer will demonstrate how to protect yourself in a free workshop at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on April 27.
There is seemingly no end to the number of artists associated with the East End, past and present. Annual exhibitions that attempt to bring more of them to our attention should be commended for giving us a fuller picture of the creativity that has existed in our midst for more than a century.
Spring is springing. Sunday night’s/Monday morning’s rain refreshed the freshwater wetlands, the spring peeper tree frogs are having a blast, almost all of the summer ospreys are back working on their nests, even laying eggs, while bald-faced eagles check out the scene, having decided to nest locally. Watch out, Mr. and Mrs. Osprey! Bald eagles may be our national bird, but when they are hungry, they will stoop to feeding on carrion and maybe a tiny dog or two.