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Deceased Humpback Whale Washes Ashore in Napeague

The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society said the deceased humpback whale, a female, was "severely decomposed" by the time a necropsy could be completed.

East Hampton Town Board Memorializes Support for Wind Farm

A divided town board voted to support entering into an agreement with Deepwater Wind to grant an easement that would allow the company to run power cables from its proposed offshore wind farm under town-owned roads in Wainscott.

A “Legacy of Contamination” Being Addressed in Southampton

The time has come for the Town of Southampton to come to terms with “a legacy of contamination that the town has inherited” from a myriad toxic deposits and spills over the decades, said one expert this week.

New Cyanobacteria Bloom Found in Georgica Pond and Sagg Pond

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed this weekend the presence of a new cyanbacteria bloom, also known as a blue-green algae bloom, in both Georgica Pond in East Hampton and in Sagg Pond in Sagaponack.

New Septic Systems Attract Critics

As new developments propel the installation of low-nitrogen septic systems forward on the South Fork, the technology itself — touted as a way to protect the bays from nitrogen pollution — has attracted critics.

Elected Officials Call for Sand Land’s Closure

Environmentalists and government leaders gathered with concerned citizens in Noyac on Friday and in a collective voice called for the closure of Sand Land, a sand mine and vegetative waste processing facility in Noyac.

Toxic Algae Found in Wainscott

Wainscott Pond in East Hampton is the latest local watering hole to become afflicted with cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae.

Deepwater Poised To Receive Town Board Approval for Wainscott Cable Landing

It appears the East Hampton Town Board will vote to grant an easement that would allow Deepwater Wind to bring its power transmission cable ashore at Beach Lane in Wainscott

Tesla Pitches Charging Station in Montauk

Representatives from Tesla pitched the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday on the construction of a Tesla supercharger station in a town-owned parking lot at the gateway of Montauk. 

Local Government, Environmental Leaders Target Sand Land

The Group for the East End and Citizens Campaign for the Environment will attend a joint press conference at to discuss a recent report about groundwater contamination the county says stems from the Sand Land mine and waste processing facility on Millstone Road in Noyac.

Plan Aired To Replace Waterfront House; Wetlands Violation

A plan to demolish a one-story house on a two-thirds-acre waterfront parcel at 62 John Street and replace it with a two-story house with pool, spa, terrace and dock drew a cool response from at least one member of the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee on Monday.

Report Finds Ground Water Contamination at Local Sand Mine

Elevated levels of manganese, iron, thallium, sodium, ammonia and other contaminants were found in groundwater at Sand Land in Noyac during a Suffolk County Department of Health Services investigation, the county announced Monday.

Partnership to Be Formalized For Wainscott Water Improvements

The East Hampton Town Board is expected to vote to enter into an inter-municipal agreement with the Suffolk County Water Authority during its Thursday night meeting.

Mystery Vandals Hit Long Beach in Noyac

Southampton Town Police have a mystery on their hands in Noyac after two nights of mischief in the last week yielded unpleasant surprises for residents making early morning visits to Long Beach.

Cultivating More Than Trees at Sag Harbor Schools

They will serve as the subject of science and history lessons. They’re the stuff art projects are made of. They’ll inspire the imaginations of children who have played under and around trees for generations and generations.

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Alleged Drug Distribution Ring Busted in Montauk

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced the arrest of 16 people and the seizure of about $100,000 in cash plus cocaine, marijuana, opioid pills and drug paraphernalia during a major takedown of an alleged drug distribution ring that was run out of several bars and restaurants in Montauk.

Park Dream Draws Closer Following Ferry Road Demolition

A less-than-beautiful blip on Sag Harbor’s otherwise picturesque waterfront entered a new phase of development Monday as demolition crews took down dilapidated buildings and cleared debris along 1, 3 and 5 Ferry Road at the foot of the bridge to begin making way for the much-anticipated John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

Editorial: We Are the People

We are not the enemy of the people, although even a small community weekly like The Sag Harbor Expresshas not escaped the shadow of doubt and mistrust purposefully seeded in the minds of citizens by the current administration in the White House.