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Hampton Bays


Bunker Die in Droves Monday at Shinnecock Canal Locks

In the early hours of Monday morning, fishermen and early risers noticed a strange glinting sheen on the waters of the Shinnecock Canal just south of the locks in Hampton Bays.

A massive die-off of the bait fish menhaden, known locally as bunker, was underway, a strange sight for an area not prone to fish kills, at a time of year fish kills are unlikely to occur here.

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East Hampton


East Hampton To Petition U.S. Supreme Court Over Airport Curfew Smackdown

East Hampton Town doesn’t think the Second Circuit Court of appeals is the end of the line in the town’s quest for curfews and trip restrictions at its municipal airport. That stop, town officials are hoping, is the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Southold Files Complaint With FAA Over North Shore Helicopter Rule

Southold Town has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration over that agency’s decision to extend the mandatory north shore helicopter route for four more years. 

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Beach Access

Court Rules in Favor of Use of Napeague's Truck Beach

The New York State Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the public use of ‘Truck Beach’ in Napeague, which has been used by generations of East Hampton residents for off-road access to the beach.

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East End


Walking Off Your Turkey Dinner

Turkey Trots and post-Thanksgiving hiking trips are happening all over the East End in the days after the holiday. Have yourself a warm and cosy holiday, and then take to the streets and the trails. Our full listings are online at the link below:

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East End

Fall Cleanup

What Are We Gonna Do With All These Leaves?

Now is fall raking season, unless you are inclined to torture your neighbors with leaf blowers. Either way, here's what East End towns are doing to pick up leaves this fall:

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