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Hampton Bays Civic Groups Raise Concerns About Homeless Population

Members of the Hampton Bays Citizens Advisory Committee and Hampton Bays Civic Association both expressed concern about their hamlet’s homeless population at their November meetings.

Southampton Town Trustees Stall Efforts To Install Geocubes At Round Dune In East Quogue

On Monday, a coastal geologist, on behalf the Round Dune condominium development in East Quogue, demanded that the Southampton Town Trustees take emergency action to allow his client to install a hardened structure to protect the complex’s four buildings from falling into the ocean.

New Website Launched To Help Homeowners Navigate Septic Replacement Options

Suffolk County and the Group for the East End have partnered in a new effort to boost participation in the septic replacement incentive programs offered by the county and East End towns.

Septic Replacements Surge In East Hampton, But Millions More Is Available For Water Work

East Hampton Town saw a surge in the number of homeowners who took advantage of home septic system upgrade incentives in 2019 and has directed more than $1 million to larger-scale septic improvements and nitrogen-reduction projects around local water bodies.

East Hampton Begins Strategizing How To Handle Sea Level Rise In Coastal Neighborhoods

East Hampton Town has begun a second phase of the study which is taking a closer look at each of 10 regions of coastline on its own, with an eye toward working out how the threats to each region should be specifically addressed as the dangers grow with the encroaching tides fueled by climate change.
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Fleming To Seek Democratic Party Nomination to Unseat Zeldin

Just three weeks after securing reelection to her seat on the Suffolk County Legislature, Democratic Legislator Bridget Fleming on Tuesday morning announced plans to...

Neighboring Landowners Object As Sagaponack Farm Proposes Deer Fence

Neighboring Landowners Object As Sagaponack Farm Proposes Deer Fence

Sag Harbor School District Names New Interim Superintendent

Eleanor Tritt will serve as interim superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District while current Superintendent Katy Graves takes a medical leave

Newsday Investigation Finds Some Long Island Real Estate Agents Engaged In Discriminatory Practices

A three-year Newsday investigation into how real estate agents on Long Island serve homebuyers of different races found that in 40 percent of undercover tests, the evidence suggested that minorities were subject to discrimination.

Peter Matthiessen’s Former Sagaponack Home Could Become Center For Writing, Conservation, Zen

Peter Matthiessen's Former Sagaponack Home Could Become Center For Writing, Conservation, Zen

Buddhism Continues to Grow on the South Fork

Ocean Zendo is one of several year-round Buddhism practices on the East End

Panel Ponders Sag Harbor Historic District’s 1st Residential Development in Memory

Builder Pat Trunzo, who grew up in Sag Harbor, will break the long streak of single-property redevelopment in the heart of the village with a proposal for five high-end houses with pools, pool houses and detached garages on properties that straddle Marsden Street, just across Division Street from Pierson High School.

Push Is On to Finish Downtown Bridgehampton Pedestrian Safety Project

After a delayed start, the push is on to finish a long-planned, state-funded pedestrian safety improvement project in downtown Bridgehampton by December 31, with construction crews at work this fall on both sides of Montauk Highway at multiple locations in the business district.

Damage, No Injuries, After Fire Extinguished at the Sag Harbor Launderette

A smoky fire caused extensive damage to the Sag Harbor Launderette shortly after noon on Saturday.

Famed Cartoonist Gahan Wilson Dies At 89

Famed cartoonist Gahan Wilson, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died on November 21, 2019.

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It’s Time for the Trees at Hearthside Cheer

Lovers of the season will appreciate the Southampton History Museum’s upcoming Holiday Party. Titled “Hearthside Cheer: Designer Tree Auction,” the party is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. The festive evening at the Rogers Mansion, which was built during Southampton’s Gilded Age, will include food, drinks, music, and a designer tree auction.

Sag Harbor Employees Get Raises; Grant Sought for Rain Gardens

Members of Sag Harbor’s Civil Service Union and eight additional employees will receive annual base pay hikes plus 3-percent raises for three years of a new five-year agreement that the Village Board of Trustees approved on Tuesday. For two of those years, salaries will rise by 3 percent but without the base-pay hike.

“Here Comes The Cinema!”

In the weeks leading up to its reopening, Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) is presenting “Here Comes the Cinema!” a feast of films celebrating movie houses of all kinds and a tribute to the magic of cinema as a shared experience.