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Ticks Are Out in Full Force

Already, at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, nurse Rebecca Young, its infection prevention expert, reports she has received almost double the amount of calls for help this spring over last spring.

Wind Farm Feels the Heat at Joint Hearing

It was a full house at LTV Studios Thursday night for a joint public hearing before the East Hampton Town Board and Trustees on Deepwater Wind’s request to land the power cable from its proposed South Fork Wind Farm at Beach Lane in Wainscott.

East Hampton Town Board Approves Wainscott Water District

The new taxing district will enable the town to extend public water to a large swath of Wainscott as county and state officials continue to investigate the source of chemical contamination that has impacted the private water wells of roughly 140 homes in the hamlet.

Surfrider’s ‘Strawless Summer’ Campaign Picks Up Momentum

Eastern Long Island non-profit organizations, restaurants, take-out markets and schools are doing their part to chip away at a staggering statistic.

State Legislation Would Prohibit Mining Over Aquifers

The legislation that would prohibit state agencies including the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation from processing or approving permits or permit renewals for sand mining when the mine is located in a waste facility.

Landing Location for Deepwater Wind Cable Is at Stake

In an interview on Friday, Clint Plummer, Deepwater’s vice president for development, stressed the fate of the project is not at stake when the town board and trustees hold a joint hearing at LTV Studios on Industrial Road in Wainscott at 6:30 p.m.

East Hampton Town Board Declares State of Emergency in Wainscott

Town officials declared a state of emergency in Wainscott, earmarking $400,000 in funds for the installation of individual filtration systems for homeowners whose private water wells have been impacted by chemical contamination.

Cyanobacteria Blooms in Agawam

SUNY Stony Brook confirmed this week that cyanobacteria, more commonly referred to as blue-green algae, has bloomed in Lake Agawam in Southampton.

Deepwater Wind Public Hearing Next Thursday

Members of the East Hampton Town Board will be joined by the town trustees for a public hearing on a request by Deepwater Wind to land a power cable for its proposed South Fork Wind Farm off Beach Lane in Wainscott.

State of the Bays: Water Quality Remains Pressing Issue

Polluted ground and surface waters remain a fact of life here on eastern Long Island, but the good news is many efforts undertaken to improve water quality have been successful.

CDC Report: Tick Infections Rapidly Spreading

The Centers for Disease Control recently issued a report warning that tick borne illnesses are rapidly spreading as the Long Island tick population explodes in the spring and summer seasons.

Hopes for Wainscott Water District in June

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc announced Tuesday the town is moving swiftly to create a water district in Wainscott to extend public water to over 870 homes and businesses.

Proposed Impound Yard Attracts Critics

The village’s plan to use a portion of a 24-acre site it owns on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike as an impound yard for vehicles seized by police has attracted a growing chorus of opposition from environmentalists.

Group for East End Launches Conservation Website

Group for the East End launched a new website that aims to forge connections between citizens, benefactors, politicians, and conservation groups who share a passion for the protection of local wildlife.

Express Sessions Experts Tackle Renewable Energy Issues

The urgency of the need for renewable energy is growing. That was one of the conclusions drawn by experts and public officials at Friday’s “Express Sessions” conversation on renewable energy.

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Development Pressure Grows in Azurest, Sag Harbor Hills and Ninevah

The Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals now appears poised to approve variances to clear the way for a new, larger structure at 47 Terry Drive.

Sag Harbor School District Settles Long-Expired Administrators’ Contract

Top administrators in the Sag Harbor School District will receive pay raises of at least 1.9 percent in each of four years covered in a new contract that was approved by the Sag Harbor School Board in a 5-0 vote on Monday.

U.S. Open Seen as a Boon to Most

While official numbers were not made available by the United States Golfing Association (USGA), which runs the event, Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said that outside of the traffic woes, the event was largely a success.