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Before Reopening, Businesses Must File Safety Affirmation

East Hampton Town has alerted business owners intending to reopen that they must file with New York State an affirmation that they will follow mandated safety protocols and prepare and post a safety plan.

Jun 1, 2020

As Covid Numbers Improve, Bellone Urges Protesters to Do So Safely

On Monday Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone thanked those taking part in demonstrations here sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis for doing so peacefully.

Jun 1, 2020

In Virus Briefing, Suffolk Officials Also Speak to Another Crisis

As Covid-19 cases rise and hospitalizations decrease, the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the subsequent protests that have erupted around the country were also on the minds of county officials here.

May 31, 2020

Southampton Beaches Closed to Nonresidents

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman extended emergency orders closing the town's beaches to out-of-towners and restricting parking in beach lots and nearby roads through June 5.

May 29, 2020

Parking in Downtown Sag Harbor This Weekend Limited to 45 Minutes

After imposing strict short-term parking limits in the village last weekend, the mayor on Friday set a 45-minute limit on parking for the final weekend of May.

May 29, 2020

Pushed to the Brink by Pandemic

Jobs cancelled, loans rejected, two months waiting for unemployment to kick in, creditors calling. This Amagansett contractor's story will sound familiar to many who've been left reeling from the financial pain of the pandemic.

May 29, 2020

State Loses a Round in Fight Against Shinnecock Billboards

A State Supreme Court justice last month rejected New York State's request for a preliminary injunction to have the signs removed.

Jun 1, 2020

A State Supreme Court justice last month rejected New York State's request for a preliminary injunction to have the signs removed.

Jun 1, 2020

Southampton Beaches Closed to Nonresidents

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman extended emergency orders closing the town's beaches to out-of-towners and restricting parking in beach lots and nearby roads through June 5.

May 29, 2020

Debate Season Will Move Online

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and the North Fork will hold an online debate among candidates for the Democratic Party’s nomination for New York’s First Congressional District on Monday via YouTube. Another debate, among Democratic candidates for the State Senate’s First District, will happen on June 8.

May 28, 2020

On South Fork, Weather Helped Keep Weekend Worries in Check

With an assist from Mother Nature in the form of a gray, damp Saturday and windy Sunday and Monday, the “slow, soft reopening” to the summer season envisioned by East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc last week largely unfolded according to plan over the Memorial Day weekend.

May 28, 2020

Arts

A Cautious Optimism Prevails at Duck Creek

Duck Creek's programs and exhibitions directly relate to the present Springs artist community and its history as an art colony going back decades. Given this precedent, the site has become inextricably linked to its programs. That is a challenge in a socially distanced time

May 28, 2020

New online classes, an easement closes for the Sag Harbor Cinema, the Hampton Theatre Company announces the postponement of some of its plays, and more

May 28, 2020

Move over, “The Affair.” In the stranger than fiction department, a Sag Harbor filmmaker is shopping a screenplay about a Montauk mechanic, his years-long dispute with the town, and the romance he shared with his late partner.

May 28, 2020

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.

Jun 2, 2020

News for Foodies 05.28.20

Share the Harvest Farm will open its farm stand on Long Lane in East Hampton today and offer $65 boxes of produce for pickup on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

May 28, 2020

John Goodman, who has made a retirement hobby of trading vintage baseball cards, explains the mystery of the legendary Honus Wagner card, and a lot more.

May 28, 2020