In the Media

Lake Montauk “is essentially a closed system, which only provides one exit and entry to the environment,” said Tim O’Rourke, a Montauk fisherman. Photo by Russell Drumm. At their first in-person meeting in 16 months, the East Hampton Town Trustees heard from Tim O’Rourke, a Montauk fisherman, who sought their
Part of the rationale for resuming traditional meetings, said Francis Bock, the trustees’ clerk, is that “when you have in-person meetings, you tend to have more public contribution, engagement.” There was just one caller to Monday’s meeting, he said. “I know some board members would like to get started.” Read
The Suffolk County Public Works Department’s Division of Vector Control commenced the aerial application of mosquito larvicides this week, but Accabonac Harbor was not among the targeted areas. The Health Department announced on Monday that starting the next day marshes across the county would be treated with methoprene, a larvicide,
photo by Jon M. Diat The East Hampton Town Trustees, who have jurisdiction over many town beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, considered a number of aquaculture proposals when they met virtually on Monday. The trustees looked favorably on a request from Stephen Tettelbach, a shellfish ecologist
The New York State Legislature has approved a request from the East Hampton Town Trustees to extend their elected terms in office from two years to four, allowing the board to stagger elections so that all nine Town Trustees are not running at the same time. The State Assembly and

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