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Free Child Care for Essential Workers

The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center is now offering child care at no cost to families of essential workers, including, among others, health care professionals, food service employees, utility workers, and first responders.  

Apr 2, 2020

Virus Cases Ever Rising, but at Slightly Slower Rate

As of Sunday, cases in New York State were doubling every six days, a rate of increase slightly lower than earlier this week. The state had over 59,000 cases, with Suffolk County reporting 5,023 cases and 40 virus-related deaths.

Mar 29, 2020

A resident at a Wainscott group home was arrested early Sunday morning for sexually abusing another resident.

Apr 2, 2020

Governing in a Crisis

“We need to support those on the front lines of crisis, particularly the health care workers,” Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said. “None of us have direct experience with this, even in my 27 years of government experience I’ve never faced anything like it.”

Mar 26, 2020

East Hampton Town Cuts Staffing to Bare Minimum

East Hampton Town’s essential services are functioning, despite mandates to reduce staffing and implement the social distancing practices critical to controlling the now-explosive growth in COVID-19 infections in the tristate area. 

Mar 26, 2020

Orsted Survey Work in Wainscott on Hold

Survey work for the proposed South Fork Wind Farm’s transmission cable route in Wainscott, which was to begin on Monday, has been put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 23, 2020

Arts

The East End Virtual Art and Cultural Events Calendar

A regularly updated calendar listing of daily virtual art and cultural events hosted by local organizations. These listings are in addition to the organizations' standing and archived activities and events not scheduled for a specific time. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free.

Mar 25, 2020

Arts organizations including the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Bay Street Theater, and the Parrish Art Museum have modified their educational programs for families and children to offer them digitally and free of charge. 

Mar 26, 2020

Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian playwright and poet who won a Nobel Prize for literature in 1986, once said that “art is solace, art is vision,” and while the context of that sentiment isn’t readily available, one could imagine it being said during a time of strife.

Mar 19, 2020

Folioeast’s “Winter Salon” in East Hampton is a vast undertaking in a small space, a miracle of placement and size management with an eye for hanging artwork so that it melds into a cohesive whole. Although it is hard to measure an exhibition of so many artists and their unique contributions, it is worth examining the highlights and the ensemble.

Mar 19, 2020

Seasons by the Sea: Hunkering Down

From the time I write these words to the time you read them, many things will have changed again.

Mar 19, 2020

The editor and writer Bill Henderson of Springs has won a 2020 Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts, the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced last week.

Apr 2, 2020

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