07/03/18 5:47am
07/03/2018 5:47 AM

A drainage project at the Suffolk County-owned North Fork Preserve that started last Monday has sparked controversy with local conservationists.

The $200,000 project, expected to take about six months to complete, is to stop flooding from the 307-acre preserve onto Sound Shore Road by building three large sumps inside of it. To the north of the road is the Long Island Sound. READ

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06/27/18 12:00pm
06/27/2018 12:00 PM

Local business owners want patrons to shop locally this Saturday to help raise money for Lyme disease.

The East End Shop & Dine to End Lyme Disease event will be held Saturday, June 30, to help raise awareness and funds to combat Lyme.

Its three organizers, Jennifer Petrocelli, Elizabeth Rasor and Kinzey Fritz, all suffer from chronic neurological Lyme disease, so the event hits close to home. READ

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06/26/18 5:15am
06/26/2018 5:15 AM

After Linn Turecamo attended the Southampton Town Opioid Addiction Task Force’s first community forum in April, she knew she needed to get involved.

The forum that filled the Hampton Bays High School auditorium struck a nerve with the Southampton resident: The stories of addiction shared that night reminded her of so many people that she knew, personally, who were struggling with addiction. READ

06/13/18 6:00am
06/13/2018 6:00 AM

A guide to help restaurants reduce their plastic-waste footprint was developed using four Greenport restaurants to demonstrate how that effort can benefit business. 

Last year, the Product Stewardship Institute partnered with the Greenport eateries — Lucharitos, Bruce & Son, Tikal.1 and Little Creek Oysters — in the Trash Free Waters Project.  READ