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Peconic Gold in Cutchogue Harbor, Monday morning.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.24.16

Good Morning! • We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9 a.m. today, tapering off throughout the day, with a high near 67 degrees and a north wind 5 to 7 miles per hour.


At the New Suffolk Waterfront

This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.23.16

Good Morning! • There’s a 30 percent chance of showers today, mainly after 4 p.m., but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 70 and a north wind 7 to 9 mph


School Vote

School Budget Voter’s Guide

School Budget votes will be held across the East End today, and it’s looking like an interesting year, as the state “2 percent” tax cap, which is actually tied both to consumer price index


Riverhead Hosts 225th Anniversary Logo Contest

Riverhead Town is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017, and the town is seeking a logo for the festivities that “creatively celebrates Riverhead Town.” Applications for the logo are due June 30, 2016. The contest


Mare Liberum, Tugboat Graveyard. Image courtesy of Dylan Gauthier.

Parrish Art Museum Hosts Tideland Sessions

The Parrish Art Museum has announced that renowned ecologist Carl Safina will be the keynote speaker at Tideland Sessions, a one-day program in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibit, Radical Seafaring, on Saturday, May 21, from 10


Red Creek Hampton Bays

Southampton Approves Water Protection Plan

It’s been several years and more than a half dozen public hearings since Southampton Town first began working on a Water Protection Plan, but the plan was quietly rolled into the town’s Comprehensive Plan in a


Signs in March urged the community to allow the restoration of the historic Hallock Fanning boarding house

Pondering the Fate of Historic Flanders Boarding House

Most people who’ve driven along Flanders Road in leafless seasons have seen the massive, boarded-up blue former boarding house peeking through the trees behind the Flanders Memorial Park. This building, best known locally as The Brewster


“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” to Open in Mattituck

The North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck has chosen the spicy, seductive musical comedy “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” for its spring musical production, which opens this Thursday, May 12. The musical, which premiered on Broadway in 2005


There are plenty of For Sale signs around. But what is selling?

Real Estate “A Mixed Bag” in First Quarter

While the stock market temper tantrum over the inevitable end of quantitative easing cut into the South Fork’s Wall Street-dependent real estate gains in the first quarter of 2016, the North Fork held its


Teeny Awards Nominees Are Announced

East End Arts announced its 2016 Teeny Awards Nominees on May 4, after judges spent the past school year attending theatrical productions presented by 16 participating East End high schools. The Teeny Awards, a local take on


The proposed Bridgehampton Gateway site, across from Bridgehampton Commons on Montauk Highway

Bridgehampton Gateway Housing & Shopping Still Hotly Debated

When Southampton Town residents took to town hall Tuesday night to weigh in on the updated Bridgehampton Gateway proposal, the dimensions of the project had changed slightly from the four public hearings already held on


Second House, covered in vines, in a photo from the Montauk Historical Society's archives.

When Montauk Was East Hampton’s Pasture

Back when all of the East End was a wild nether land on the edge of the minds of Manhattanites, Montauk was a vast pastureland for the livestock of East Hampton’s farmers. From the 1760s


Swimming Cities of Serenissima | Swoon

The Parrish’s Radical Take on Seafaring

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill is embarking this weekend on a three-month long exhibition exploring the most watery parts of this world. “Radical Seafaring” explores the growing number of works created on the water, and


At Bay Street's New Works Festival

New Theater Comes Alive in Sag Harbor and East Hampton

The South Fork’s theatrical offerings are coming alive for the spring, beginning with the New Works Festival at the Bay Street Theatre this weekend, and continuing next week with Guild Hall’s production of Conor McPherson’s


The Suffolk County Legislature's committees will meet in Riverhead this coming week.

Suffolk County to Hold Next Week’s Committee Meetings in Riverhead

The Suffolk County Legislature will hold next week’s committee meetings in the Evans K. Griffing Legislative Auditorium in Riverhead. It is the first time in generations that committee meetings will be held in Riverhead. The change


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