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This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.16.18

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 41 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30, with a northwest wind 15 to 21 miles per hour, gusting as high

New Suffolk School Board members Jeanette Cooper, Joe Polashock and Tony Dill at Tuesday's school board meeting.

With Settlement Pending, New Suffolk School May Remain Open Next Year

The New Suffolk School Board postponed a planned March 27 vote to send its students to other districts Wednesday night, announcing that it has reached a verbal agreement with teacher Martha Kennelly that may

The cast of NFCT's "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown."

A Boisterous “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Lights Up Mattituck Stage

  You know you’re going to smile when you get a chance to spend some time with the crew of the good old Peanuts cartoons, and it certainly helps when you get a great group

Bishop McGann-Mercy High School's Class of 2018, the last class that will graduate from the Riverhead Catholic school.

McGann-Mercy & Catholic Elementary Schools to Close & Consolidate

The Diocese of Rockville Centre announced Monday that it will consolidate two Catholic elementary schools in Cutchogue and Riverhead and close Bishop McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead because the schools “are no longer viable.” According

Anna Evenhouse and Greenport Village Administrator Paul Pallas at Saturday's discussion.

Greenporters Band Together To Take Action on Lead

It’s been the better part of a century since water supply pipes were made out of lead, and it’s been decades since lead paint was banned, but the dangers of this toxic element can

PLT’s Tim Caufield, Joe Townsend and John v.H. Halsey at the trailhead at the Edwards Farm.

Preserving Orient’s Farms: Peconic Land Trust Honors Joe Townsend’s Work

Former Greenport Mayor and Southold Councilman Joseph Townsend has been a longtime champion of the preservation of Edwards Farm at Orient Point, and this winter, the Peconic Land Trust honored Mr. Townsend for his

Playing Petanque in New Suffolk

A League of Their Own: New Suffolk Falls for Pétanque

You’ll be forgiven, for now, if you’ve never heard of a sport called Pétanque. A cousin of bocce ball, the French sport of Pétanque is played all over the world but it hasn’t really

Kids in the W-Kids Program harvesting squash at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett.

The Wellness Zone: Radically Transforming a Community

The Wellness Zone: Radically Transforming a Community by JoAnn McLean Several years ago, I heard about a miracle way of eating where everyone lost weight, arthritis was alleviated, cholesterol cut, diabetes disappeared and blood pressure plummeted. 

Some of the crowd assembled at May Groot Manson's former Main Street home.

Celebrating Women’s Votes in East Hampton

You’d be forgiven for wondering if you’d passed through a portal to a century ago if you wandered down East Hampton’s Main Street on the afternoon of Aug. 24. More than a hundred and fifty

State Assemblyman Fred Thiele

Considering Congressional Run, Thiele Calls for Focus on Working Class Issues

While South Fork State Assemblyman Fred Thiele mulls a run for Congress in 2018, the 22-year veteran state legislator is still dreaming about fixes for dysfunction in Albany. Mr. Thiele praised the virtues of grassroots

Zeldin’s Statement on Health Care Act Vote

Congressman Lee Zeldin voted yes on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which passed the House of Representatives on May 4. The bill would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. After this

Main Street, Sag Harbor Fire

Sag Harbor Cinema Site to Be Rebuilt as Community Cinema Arts Center

The iconic Sag Harbor Cinema, whose façade was destroyed by fire in December 2016, is slated to be purchased by the Sag Harbor Partnership to become the site of a new non-profit Sag Harbor Cinema

The Robins Island pound trap

A Region-Wide Collaboration to Protect the Peconic Bays

The Peconic Estuary now has one more organization devoted to its protection, one that draws from natural resource experts in all the towns and villages on the East End. The Peconic Estuary Protection Committee, approved

The property in question stands at the gateway to Mattituck.

Mattituck Developer Nixes Proposal for Shops & Apartments

A Mattituck builder has withdrawn his proposal for a new development at the gateway to Mattituck, after more than two hours of public testimony Sept. 22, mostly from people opposed to the project. Builder Paul

East Hampton Airport Restrictions Postponed to June 8

Memorial Day Weekend may not be as quiet as many East Enders had hoped. A series of new noise restrictions at East Hampton Airport, initially slated to go into effect today, have been postponed to

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