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Experts Say More is Needed to Combat Tick Dissease

To mark the start of what has commonly become known on the East End as "tick season," Stony Brook University held a symposium last week at the university's Health Sciences Center.

Water Quality Advisory Issued for East Quogue

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week it had issued a water quality advisory for a neighborhood in East Quote.

Express Sessions To Focus on Renewable Energy

The Sag Harbor Express will continue its fourth Express Sessions panel discussion with a focus on the development of renewable energy on the South Fork on Friday, April 20.

Breathe: Earth Day Celebration & Wellness Weekend

The South Fork Natural History Museum will do its part to commemorate the occasion with an Earth Day Celebration & Wellness Weekend, starting Friday at 7 p.m.

Funding Goal for Sag Harbor Water Testing Project Is Inches Away

An ambitious plan proposed by the Sag Harbor Harbor Committee to hire Dr. Christopher Gobler to undertake regular water testing in the bay and cove this season has been nearly completely funded.

Critics Tilt at Windmills at East Hampton Forum

The proposed South Fork Wind Farm ran into headwinds Saturday from skeptics at a forum on the topic sponsored by the Group for Good Government at the East Hampton Library.

State Numbers Show Regional Increase in Deer Hunting

A report released last week by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation shows deer hunting activity in 2017 was down 5 percent from 2016 across the state while local hunters increased their take in four of the five East End towns.

East Hampton Town Asked To Pause on Deepwater Wind

Some community members implored the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday to delay moving on Deepwater Wind’s request for access to the public right-of-way.

North Haven Mayor Promotes Oysters

North Haven Village Mayor Jeff Sander has a hankering for oysters, although not necessarily on the half shell.

Public Water in Wainscott Still Months Away

The creation of a special water district for Wainscott residents affected by contaminants in their wells — a proposal that has found general favor among the members of the East Hampton Town Board — could still be months away.

Wainscott Homeowner Sues Town, Chemical Manufacturers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Town of East Hampton and a number of chemical companies on behalf of a West Gate Road homeowner.

Beach Closures to Protect Nesting Birds

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will temporarily close most of the Jessup’s Neck peninsula at the Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac to protect nesting shorebirds.

Suffolk County Will Expand Water Testing in Wake of Sand Land Results

In the wake of the discovery that elevated levels of contaminants have been found in both the surface water and groundwater at the Sand Land sand mine and mulching operation in Noyac, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services is expanding its testing of private wells in the area.

With Pledges in Place, Water Testing Will Begin in Sag Harbor

Thanks to major pledges by the Sag Harbor Yacht Club and the Sag Harbor Partnership, Sag Harbor Village will be able to move forward with a plan to test water quality this year at at least four locations scattered across the waterfront.

Government: ZBA Agrees to Deer Fence, Round Pond Bulkhead Targeted, Telephone Town Hall with...

Deer are eating a Glover Street homeowner not out of house and home but rather out of his backyard.

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Editorial: A Good Connection

A small group of Noyac residents this week proved that speaking up to government officials can bring results.

Editorial: Other Options

Cities like Fort Myers, Florida, Malibu, California and Seattle, Washington have gone as far as banning plastic straws, stirrers and utensils.

“Trashy Fashy” — a Discarded Plastic Doll — Hopes To Raise Awareness About Pollution

It all began with an abandoned plastic doll on a stunning beach, and the nagging notion that the seaside façade hid something far less unspoiled.