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Easing Stress on the Environment, One Flush at a Time

The first installation on East Hampton Town property of an innovative alternative septic system was completed on Friday at the public restroom at the rear of Amagansett’s municipal parking lot. I/A septic systems, as they are known for short, are designed to reduce the amount of nitrogen discharged into the environment.

Jun 30, 2020
Visiting Hours Resume at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

After months of limiting or prohibiting visitors to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital announced on Monday that it will allow hospital visits by family and friends for up to three hours a day, with strict rules.

Jun 29, 2020
It's Time for a Free Fishing Weekend

The weekend of June 27 and 28 is "free fishing weekend" in New York, when all residents are encouraged by the State Department of Environmental Conservation to try their hand at some local fishing. This is the second of six free fishing events in the year.

Jun 25, 2020
Saturday Is STOP Day in East Hampton

Saturday is STOP day, for Stop Throwing Out Pollutants, in East Hampton. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can take hazardous household materials to the town's recycling center at 260 Springs-Fireplace Road for proper disposal.

Jun 24, 2020
I-Tri Launching First-Ever Summer Program

I-Tri, a fitness and empowerment program for sixth-grade girls usually held during the school year, announced Monday it would for the first time hold a summer program this year, dubbed I-Tri Girls Nights.

Jun 23, 2020
Racial Injustice Talk With Temple Adas Israel

Two prominent advocates for equality and justice on the East End on Monday night will join Rabbi Dan Geffen of Sag Harbor’s Temple Adas Israel for an online talk titled “Racial Injustice: a Dialogue on Responding With Change and Healing.”

Jun 22, 2020
Teeny Award Nominees Announced

Although the high school theater season was cut short by the school closures caused by Covid-19, East End Arts is once again honoring a crop of talented student thespians for outstanding performances.

Jun 19, 2020
Southampton Arts Center Reopens With Old and New

After three months of virtual programming, the Southampton Arts Center opened its doors Thursday after receiving authorization from the Village of Southampton, the Town of Southampton, and Suffolk County. The center is celebrating with something old and something new.

Jun 19, 2020
Southampton Town's Playgrounds and Skate Parks Are Open

Southampton Town reopened its playgrounds and skate parks on Thursday after months of closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The reopening was made possible after an adjustment to the state's phase two guidelines.

The town will follow the Center for Disease Control's safety protocols and visitors must wear face coverings and adhere to the six-feet social distance requirements.  

Jun 18, 2020
Celebrating Freedom, Continuing the Fight

Two more events this week will continue discussions of the civil rights narrative on the East End, a Juneteenth celebration in Southampton and a Black Lives Matter protest in Montauk.

Jun 17, 2020
Skarstedt's New Gallery in Town on Newtown

On Wednesday, Skarstedt Gallery will launch an East Hampton branch of its New York and London operations at a 1,500-square-foot space in the same cluster of storefronts once occupied by the Drawing Room at 66 Newtown Lane.

Jun 16, 2020
Southampton Youth Launch Online Petition Supporting Racial Equality

A group of alumni and current students of Southampton High School has launched a petition on the website Change.org urging the Southampton School District administration, school board, faculty, and staff to make changes to the curriculum and policies in light of what they believe are "overt and covert forms of racism" in the district.

The petition, which garnered more than 700 signatures as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, says that "it is simply not enough to decry racism."

Jun 16, 2020