Broccoli likes it cool; so do all the traditional fall crops. In too much heat, these hearty varieties â€śboltâ€ť â€” go to flower â€” or, worse, they rot. In fall, the shortening days, the diminishing heat, generally causes growth to slow. And, yet, October was feeling like June: hot, humid. Tomatoes just keep coming. Things I thought I may have planted or transplanted too late are getting big enough to harvest. So, I am strangely grateful for the warmth, unstable as it is, weird as it is. It is hard not to note the whiff of opportunity in a longer ... by Marilee Foster
Every inhabitant of the Springs (dead end) will be negatively impacted by the 50-home subdivision at 289/290 Three Mile Harbor Road, and they do not know it yet. Over 7,000 people live in Springs, East Hampton â€” all will be negatively impacted. The Planning Board decided that more trees as a blind to certain homes will fix everything on October 6; this week, they will vote to approve. Springs inhabitants can use Three Mile Harbor Road or Springs-Fireplace Road to traverse. COVID-19 was raging, people were holding on for dear life and the Planning Board pushed forward a huge project ... by Staff Writer
The Town of Southampton and the surrounding region are at a critical point in their growth and development. Issues such as decreasing water quality, loss of natural environment, as well as the specter of climate change, haunt us daily. The pressing need for housing for first-time buyers or renters grows annually with each high school or university graduating class. The unexpected influx of residents due to COVID and the pressure exerted on the infrastructure and services available in the town have them stretched to their limits. Traffic becomes more of an impediment to the quality of life we have come ... by Staff Writer
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