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Rising Amount of Yard Waste Forces Town to Look at Stricter Rules

As commercial brush processing facilities have been closing due to tougher state waste-handling regulations imposed in 2017, the town’s three sites have all come under increasing pressure to handle rising amounts of leaves and brush. All that residential yard waste may be tainted with pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals.

Person of the Year: Minerva Perez

On Tuesday afternoon earlier this month, Minerva Perez was in full work mode — which was unexpected, considering it was her birthday. She had a...

Judge Rejects Appeal Seeking To Expand Mining Operation in Noyac

Closing another door on continued sand mining in Noyac, the state DEC’s chief administrative law judge last week rejected Sand Land’s motion to reargue its long pending application to expand its mining operations on its 50-acre site off Middle Line Highway and Millstone Road.

New Cinema Plans Get Nod from Zoning Board

Having cleared its regulatory hurdles before Sag Harbor Village’s planning, zoning and architectural review boards earlier this year, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center has launched a sequel to that process.

State Awards $16.7 Million in Economic Development Grants on South Fork

Municipalities, nonprofits and private companies on the South Fork will receive almost $16.7 million in economic development grants that were awarded by Governor Andrew Cuomo through the Regional Economic Development Councils on Tuesday.

Kerr Resigns from Sag Harbor School Board

January Kerr, a second-year Sag Harbor School Board member who had been chosen by her colleagues as school board president this year, resigned from the school board on Thursday.

Southampton Town Weighs Parking Ban at Reid Brothers Garage

The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday aired a proposal to ban parking for 385 feet from the Sag Harbor Village boundary to the south end of the park on the east side of the Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike, precisely the stretch used by Reid Brothers garage for vehicle storage along the edge of Nancy Boyd Willey park.

Fresh Paint for Main Street Businesses Takes Some by Surprise

The surprisingly bright, seemingly white coat of new paint at the formerly red brick shopping cove complex at 76 and 78 Main Street is Benjamin Moore’s “Wickham Gray,” according to papers filed with the Sag Harbor Building Department.

‘The Nutcracker’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Collide in Annual Production of ‘Mixed Nuts’

With a full year to work out the Bridgehampton studio’s eighth annual rendition, rehearsals with Shumway’s cast of 37 — age 5 to 17 — are smoother than usual, she noted, and for the first time ever, the focus is entirely on the students.

Harding Joins His Father with 1,000 Career Points at Bridgehampton

J.P. Harding scored 37 points in an 80-62 win over Port Jefferson on Tuesday to become the 15th Bridgehampton basketball player to score 1,000 career points.

East Hampton Republicans Tap Vilar as New Party Chairman

Mr. Vilar, who lives in Springs and recently lost a bid for a town board seat in a special election, received unanimous support from the party’s executive committee.

Town Working on Management Plan for Opening Mecox Bay Cut to Ocean

“This bay has not drained effectively for a very long time,” Harry Ludlow told the Southampton Town Trustees on Monday, December 2, when the board held a public hearing on a long-awaited draft management plan for Mecox Bay prepared by the town’s Department of Land Management.

Two Face Felony Charges in Election Petition Fraud Investigation

Two members of East Hampton Town political committees are facing felony forgery charges following an investigation by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office, which examined signatures on nominating petitions for candidates running for local offices during the 2018 elections.

Galardi-Troy Breaks New Ground in Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s ‘Nutcracker’

Pierson sophomore Hudson Galardi-Troy is the first student to ever take on the role of Snow King, dancing opposite the Snow Queen in the Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s annual production of “The Nutcracker,” staging this weekend at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

Killer Bees Return Ready To Make a Run

Now in his sophomore year as head coach, Ron White welcomes back his entire lineup from last season as the Killer Bees look to make a run at state title number 10.

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