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This Week in Review:

Southold Seeks Action on Housing Crisis

It’s been a long time since any affordable housing has gotten off the ground in Southold Town, due in large part to a toxic combination of the high cost of land and opposition to projects that could change the rural nature of the town. Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell is hoping to change that. 
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Sag Harbor

Plans Unveiled for

Proposed Steinbeck Waterfront Park

If you’ve driven over the Sag Harbor-North Haven bridge over the past couple years, you’ve probably noticed the boarded and graffitoed buildings that currently stand at the gateway to one of the most beautiful villages on the East End.
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East Hampton

Hamlet Study

Community Meetings Begin Tuesday

East Hampton Town plans to spend the next year looking at the unique issues affecting the commercial areas in East Hampton, Springs, Wainscott, Amagansett, Downtown Montauk and Montauk Harbor, beginning with a kickoff meeting this Tuesday, March 15.
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MLCA Hosts

Discussion on Traffic Calming at Mattituck Curve

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association has spent the past year gathering ideas from the communityabout how to make the intersection of Route 25, Love Lane and Old Sound Avenue safer for traffic, pedestrians and the community. The civic group will hold a special meeting next Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mattituck Presbyterian Church to discuss the findings of their survey and make recommendations to Southold Town, New York State and Suffolk County.

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Naturalists Host Spring Conference

The fourth annual Long Island Natural History Conference will take place Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19 in the Berkner auditorium at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Topics for discussion will include the southern pine beetle infestation on Long Island, rare birds on Great Gull Island, exotic invasive plants, shellfish restoration in the Great South Bay, eelgrass restoration, sharks in local waters and climate change.

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Theater Review

Becky's New Car:

Well-Tuned Joyride On Rough Terrain

“Becky’s New Car” probably isn’t a play that you’ve heard of before. Playwright Steven Deitz’s fine-tuned tale of a middle-aged car dealership middle manager, who takes the wheel and steers her life down a road better not taken, has been quietly making the rounds of regional theaters since it was first published a half-decade ago.
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Giant Colon

A Huge Reminder to Prevent Cancer

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken was in Riverhead Monday to sign a pledge with Peconic Bay Medical Center to reach a shared goal of 80 percent of at-risk Suffolk County residents screened for colorectal cancer by 2018
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East End Events


All Events

The Week Ahead:

South Fork Supervisors Chat at Hampton Library

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons invites the community to an open “Conversation With the Two Town Supervisors” to hear East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell and Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman on Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m. at Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library. Read More...

Tim Bishop Talks with Southold Dems

The Southold Town Democratic Club will host former Congressman Tim Bishop at a breakfast on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at CJ’s American Grill in Mattituck. Read More...
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