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Police Offer Tips To Keep Holiday Thieves At Bay

Last year, around the holidays, Southampton Town Police saw an uptick in thefts of packages that had been delivered and left outside area homes, a trend that officials speculated might continue this year.

Southampton Board Of Education Considers Banning Home-Schooled Students From Participating In After School Activities

This week, the Southampton School District Board of Education is slated to continue discussion of a policy that, if adopted, would prohibit home-schooled students from participating in school-hosted extracurricular activities.

OLA Announces $100,000 Matching Grant From Anonymous Couple

The Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, or OLA, recently announced that it had received a $100,000 matching grant from an anonymous couple, meaning that all donations to the organization will be matched dollar-for-dollar through the end of the year.

New Law Allowing Undocumented Residents To Obtain Driver’s Licenses Takes Effect On Monday

The Green Light NY law, which was approved in Albany earlier this year, will go into effect on Monday, December 16.

Man’s Love Of Horses Leads To An Equine Visit At East End Hospice

Man's Love Of Horses Leads To An Equine Visit At East End Hospice

Scientists Say More Than One Factor Likely Responsible For Bay Scallop Die-Off This Year

A month after early hopes for a robust scallop harvest on the East End were dashed when baymen found next to no living specimens in their dredges on opening day, scientists gathered at the Stony Brook Southampton college campus on Friday night, December 6, to deliver a post-mortem.

Panel Will Try Again to See Village Set Rules for Activity in Outer Harbor

Derailed by unexpected opposition last winter, a major revision of the village’s waterways code proposed by the Harbor Committee to regulate mooring and anchoring in the outer harbor got a boost last week from Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy.

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.

Hearing Set on Plan to Make Methodist Church Building a Residential Arts Center

The Sag Harbor Planning Board last week set a public hearing on artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik’s plan to convert the former Methodist Church at 48 Madison Street into a residential educational arts center for December 16 at 5:30 p.m.

North Sea Dog Trainer Finds Success, and Partnership, in Competition

On a cool and drizzly weekday morning in early November, Alfie, a liver-colored 1½-year-old English cocker spaniel, ran furiously around the 500-acre property at the Port of Missing Men estate in North Sea.

CMEE Announces “Sensory-Friendly” Mornings

The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton announced this week that it will begin hosting a “sensory-friendly morning” the first Saturday of every month from 8 to 10 a.m.

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.

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Schaivoni Retracted LaValle Statement

Tommy John Schiavoni, the Southampton Town Councilman from Sag Harbor running for New York State Senate, retracted a statement critical of Senator Kenneth P. LaValle shortly after it was released following the announcement of Mr. LaValle’s retirement late last week.

Sara Cochran Named Executive Director of The Church in Sag Harbor

The Church — an incubator for the arts in the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street — now has an executive director and chief curator in Sara Cochran.

Sag Harbor School Board Chooses Not to Weigh in on HPV Legislation

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education took a stance Monday night against writing a letter to New York State, in opposition or in favor of, a legislation that would require children receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and influenza vaccine to attend school or daycare in New York State.