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Sag Harbor To Celebrate its Heritage with Packed Day of Events May 21

On May 21, Sag Harbor will celebrate itself with day filled with events designed to celebrate the village’s history, culture, music and community.

With events ranging from a walking tour of Eastville to StoryCorps-style oral histories at the library to a Walt Whitman reading marathon at Canio’s Books to musical performances at Bay Street Theatre and the Christ Episcopal Church, the day promises to be steeped in all the things that have long made Sag Harbor a cultural destination.

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Southampton Adopts 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 unanimous vote by the town board May 3.

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The Brewster House: Community Treasure or Accident Waiting to Happen?

While the current owners of the storied massive dilapidated blue former boarding house on Flanders Road are making the rounds of community meetings drumming up support for conversion of the building into a boutique hotel, Southampton Town Board members aren’t sure if the building can be saved.

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League of Women Voters


Bridget Fleming to Speak at LWV Annual Meeting

The South Fork’s newly-elected Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming will be guest speaker at the 39th Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons today, Sunday, May 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.

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Logo Contest

Designs wanted for 225th Anniversary

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.

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East Hampton

Peconic Bathtub

East Hampton Launches an Oyster Garden

Growing your own shellfish is catching on all over the East End. This spring, East Hampton Town’s shellfish hatcheries in Montauk and Springs are pairing up with a crew of eco-conscious South Fork residents to form the East Hampton Shellfish Education and Enhancement Directive (EHSEED), a pilot community oyster garden on Three Mile Harbor.

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Art & Environment

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 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Money Issues

Southold to Grant Parking Ticket Amnesty in June

Southold Town has made up its mind to grant a parking ticket amnesty month beginning June 1. Throughout the course of the month, people with unpaid town tickets will be able to settle their fines for half their current value.

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Fire Department

Celebrating New Trucks, EMS, Blood

The Bridgehampton Fire Department invites the community down to the firehouse at 64 School Street, Bridgehampton, today, Sunday, May 15, from 2 to 5 p.m., for a celebratory wet-down of new trucks, a visit with a Medevac helicopter and EMS Week festivities. The department is also hosting a blood drive tomorrow.

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East End School Budget votes are this Tuesday, May 17. Check in with The Beacon Monday for our school vote guide.

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