Dogs and birds — not humans — are responsible for most of the fecal bacteria measured in Georgica Pond, with road runoff the primary source, according to a report from Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
Democrats seeking to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin sharpened their focus on the second-term congressman at a forum in Amagansett attacking his positions on guns and foreign policy and his ties to President Trump.
Water samples obtained from 10 test wells drilled by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services around the Sand Land mine, on the border between Bridgehampton and Noyac, indicate the presence of abnormally high concentrations of nitrate, manganese, and cobalt in the aquifer below the mine, and lead, arsenic, and manganese in the surface water.
On the heels of having received Deepwater Wind’s environmental and permitting assessments of its proposed 15-turbine offshore wind farm and transmission cable, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed to ask the town board for an environmental review of the project.
After months of back and forth, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals and Ronald Perelman, the billionaire owner of the Creeks on Georgica Pond, agreed on Friday that some illegally built structures on his 58-acre estate would be eliminated.
Derrick Lamont Short, 38, who had been freed on parole on Feb. 20 after serving a year and a half of a three-year prison term for attempted criminal possession of a weapon, is in county jail in Riverside after his parole board stepped in and ordered him held without bail.
As the East Hampton School District prepares to discontinue outsourcing its prekindergarten to the Whitmore Center, the center is looking to expand its research-based early education curriculum model to its younger students in the fall.
With sensible legislation, the gun violence afflicting too many of our neighborhoods and schools doesn't have to be routine. Kids don't have to keep dying. (Guestwords by State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.)