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Jefferson Street House Nearing ARB Approval

Mitch Winston’s plans to renovate a house at 5 Jefferson Street moved another step toward approval from the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Thursday.

Government: Pagano To Retire, Funding for Sag Harbor Golf Course, Water Quality Improvements

Two new officers will soon sport Sag Harbor Village Police badges, another officer has resigned and a sergeant has announced his upcoming retirement.

Preservationists Call for Relocation of Proposed Impound Lot

Critics called for the board to abandon the idea and instead preserve not just the 80-by-60 foot lot in question but also the rest of the 24-acre parcel that lies in the Long Pond Greenbelt.

Deepwater Wind Public Hearing Next Thursday

Members of the East Hampton Town Board will be joined by the town trustees for a public hearing on a request by Deepwater Wind to land a power cable for its proposed South Fork Wind Farm off Beach Lane in Wainscott.

Long Wharf Renovation Plans Coming into Focus

Time is of the essence if Sag Harbor Village wants to move forward with the renovation of Long Wharf this year.

Bridgehampton CAC Says Parking Rules Flaunted

The pace of commercial development, and the demands it places on parking, was the main theme of the discussion before the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday.

Southampton Town, Police Officer Settle Suit

Southampton Town has agreed to pay Lt. Susan Ralph of the town police department $120,000 and give her credit for 59 sick days of sick time and seven vacation days to settle a federal discrimination suit she filed in 2015.

Town Pool Backers Hope for Big Splash

Boosters of a plan to build a $25 million aquatics center in Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays presented their idea on Tuesday to a crowd of about 60 people.

Future of Hamlet Studies In Board Hands

Updated hamlet studies developed for East Hampton Town may have highlighted dramatic changes, but on Tuesday Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said it will likely be smaller improvements that the town would be able to immediately address.

Hopes for Wainscott Water District in June

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc announced Tuesday the town is moving swiftly to create a water district in Wainscott to extend public water to over 870 homes and businesses.

Errant Post-It Note Causes Mix-up at Board Meeting

A misplaced Post-it Note stuck in the wrong spot on an agenda at last Thursday’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review caused the board to slightly confuse two applications.

A Change in Tune for Billy Joel’s Proposed House Renovations

Following more than two years of village regulatory board appearances and back-and-forth design changes, representatives of musician Billy Joel last Thursday unveiled a new, scaled-back proposal for his Bay Street house

A More Secure Town Hall Coming to Southampton

As of Tuesday, anyone entering the building has been required to register at a new security checkpoint in the main lobby by showing a government issued photo identification card such as a driver’s license.

Government: New Clerk in North Haven, Long Wharf on Docket, Water Quality Projects Considered

The North Haven Village Board has appointed the village’s long-time treasurer, Eileen Tuohy, as its new clerk-treasurer, replacing Ed Deyermond.

Proposed Impound Yard Attracts Critics

The village’s plan to use a portion of a 24-acre site it owns on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike as an impound yard for vehicles seized by police has attracted a growing chorus of opposition from environmentalists.

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Whalers Take First Step Toward County Baseball Title

LaBorne pitched a complete-game, one-hit shutout and led the Whalers to a 1-0 victory in a pitcher’s duel for the ages at Mashashimuet Park, giving Pierson a major leg up in its chase for a county championship.

Vigil Draws Community Together Around Opioid Crisis

At a candlelight vigil Saturday night sponsored by the Southampton Town Opioid Addiction Task Force, people affected by the opioid epidemic stood together for nearly 90 minutes, sharing stories of the loved ones they have lost.

Sag Harbor Village Trustee Race To Be Uncontested

The race in Sag Harbor for two seats on the village board of trustees is officially uncontested, as only two candidates filed petitions seeking to serve by the deadline on Tuesday evening.