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Thursday from 7 to 9, there will be a program for the larger community, offering an overview of the problem “to help participants gain an increased awareness and understanding of how this crime occurs in our community,” according to a release.
The East Hampton Town Trustees’ Largest Clam Contest, an early-autumn tradition that celebrates the bounty of the town’s waterways, drew a crowd to the grounds of the trustees’ offices at the Lamb Building in Amagansett on Sunday.
Businesses will no longer be allowed to distribute single-use plastic straws unless specifically requested, the East Hampton Village Board resolved on Friday.
The seed of the idea for the Shed — a new, shared workspace run by women, for women, which launches Tuesday in Sag Harbor — began serendipitously.
Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection
With disco’s sterile beats and tacky clothes still ruling the music scene in 1978, the old-time rock ’n’ roll served up by this new band was exactly what South Fork clubgoers craved, and Hot Wax, as the group would soon call itself, was an instant...
The autumnal equinox has come and gone, just like that! Prepare for early evenings and late mornings. The birds were hip to equinoxes before the modern humans. Their intellects don’t obfuscate their primary objective. They are already on their way...
With the Hamptons International Film Festival to open on Oct. 4, volunteers are needed to serve as ushers, collect tickets, and generally lend a hand to keep things running smoothly.
A second whale washed up dead on the South Fork this week, in East Hampton Village, just two days after one was found on the Amagansett shore.
The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society performed a necropsy on the dead minke whale that washed ashore on Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett Monday.
Looking ahead a bit, the Stephen Talkhouse will host a fund-raiser for Sarah Focarino on Oct. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Anne Costello McDowell, an author and storyteller, will present “Wind, War, and the Duryeas,” a talk about the courage and strength of the Duryea family of Montauk in the aftermath of the 1938 Hurricane, at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
A week after David Lys won the East Hampton Democratic primary for town councilman and voters rejected the Reform Democrats’ efforts to remake the town’s Democratic Committee, the local party remains split even as November’s election looms.