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Anatomy of a Fish Kill

Shinnecock Nation Votes to Grow And Dispense Medical Marijuana

The Shinnecock Nation is planning to open a medical cannabis dispensary and cultivation facility on its tribal land in Southampton, after voting this weekend to pursue designation as a provider for patients in New York State’s medical cannabis program. Members of the nation voted 83-34 to approve the project. Read More...

Real Estate Prices Continue to Climb, Despite Winter Doldrums


While East End real estate experienced its usual off-season sales slow-down in the fourth quarter of 2015, house prices here continue to climb, putting the days of the buyer’s market solidly into the rear view mirror.  Read More...


Emergency Repair for Dune Road After Winter Storms

The stretch of Dune Road between Hampton Bays and Quogue is again in trouble this month, after the road was overwashed by the ocean storm surge of Monday’s nor’easter and snowstorm.

The low-lying five-mile stretch of Dune Road from the Quogue Village line to the Shinnecock Inlet has long been plagued by tidal flooding during storms, and since the overwash earlier this week the road has continued to flood during high tides.  Read more...

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A Talk with Rodger, The Peconic Estuary's Oldest Scallop

We’ve  just met Rodger here at the Peconic Bathtub, and we’re already certain he is going to do great things for the Peconic Bay.

When Rodger first waltzed out of Flanders Bay in his dressing gown onto the shore when we were taking a much-needed Labor Day dip last fall, we knew he was something special.   Read More...

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