A major component in Bay Street Theater’s effort to build a new home and transform a swath of Sag Harbor’s waterfront has fallen into place. The property at 2 Main Street — known locally for years as Fort Apache — was sold to 2 Main Street LLC, which has ties to Friends of Bay Street, the not-for-profit formed last year to find a new home for the theater.
“I like to say that Linda was formidable,” Ms. Griffin said. “She was brilliant, she was thoughtful, very strong — very strong willed, always had been, totally wanted to always do things by herself, and did, most of the time.”
Mariella has developed and launched “SignUp,” a free Google Chrome Extension that provides on-screen American Sign Language signing, or ASL, alongside children’s movies on Disney+ — starting with “Frozen,” “Moana,” “Zootopia,” and her favorite film, “The Incredibles.”
Sag Harbor Village’s newly appointed senior building inspector, Chris Talbot, was busy this week getting used to his new surroundings after 20 years with Southampton Village, including three years as the head of that village’s building department.
With the recent establishment of Hamptons Pride — the first-ever East End organization devoted exclusively to LGBTQ+ pride — its founding goal is to create a historical marker and social gathering place on the footprint of The Swamp, explained Mr. House, who serves as the non-profit’s president.
The Sag Harbor Village Board will meet Tuesday, September 14, at the Sag Harbor Firehouse on Brick Kiln Road, Mayor Jim Larocca announced this week.
At what was the final Sag Harbor Board of Education meeting before the start of the school year, on September 1, several members of the public weighed in with various concerns, some related to the pandemic, others not, while the board tried to address questions and provide clarification on its reopening plans.
Nia Dawson of Bridgehampton, who said she was a longtime patron of the laundromat, said she believed William A. Tabert, the owner, had harassed her, culminating with him shoving her with his shoulder, knocking her off balance as she tried to enter, because she is Black.
Bridgehampton School Superintendent Dr. Mary Kelly was in the hot seat at the most recent Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night.
Sag Harbor Mayor Jim Larocca confirmed he had reached out to National Grid, asking that it suspend the process of awarding a lease to what is commonly known as the gas ball parking lot on Bridge Street and Long Island Avenue to Friends of Bay Street Theater with the goal of securing it once again for the village.
The grounds behind The Clubhouse restaurant and bar in Wainscott were packed with people attending the annual Hampton Cannabis Expo 2021, on Sunday, testimony to the growing interest in business opportunities in a sector that 50 years ago would have been dismissed as literally nothing more than a pipe dream.
Governor Kathy Hochul expanded Tuesday on the need for weekly testing requirements for unvaccinated school staff, especially amid the rise in delta variant coronavirus cases, to ensure schools are safe.
Mashashimuet Park Grandstand Fundraiser Nearing Its Goal
“Celebrating Community Creatives,” an outdoor gathering featuring the work of 15 artists and authors from Sag Harbor will take place at a private home in Sag Harbor Hills on Saturday, August 28.
After years of complaints about noisy leaf blowers, the Village of North Haven will become the first municipality in the region to ban gas-powered leaf blowers year-round for all users if it adopts a proposed noise code change unveiled by Trustee Chris Fiore during the Village Board’s monthly meeting on August 17.