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Chairwoman of Panel Opposes Pool Near Creek; Bialsky Pledges Condo Project Compliance

“I have a gut feeling this just shouldn’t have a swimming pool on it,” declared Mary Ann Eddie, chair of Sag Harbor’s Harbor Committee, referring to a for-sale property at 36 Fordham Street overlooking Ligonee Creek where the owner wants to put in a pool within the required wetlands setback in the backyard.

Sag Harbor Village Puts on Fresh Face with New Website

The new iteration of the website — which can be found at sagharborny.gov — puts more emphasis on quick access to information and tasks that can be accomplished online.

Larocca Blasts Friends of Greenbelt, Alleging a Campaign of Insults, Misinformation

Fed up with what he called lies, insults and misinformation, Sag Harbor Trustee James Larocca led a Village Board counter-offensive at Tuesday night’s monthly Village Board meeting against the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and their campaign against the board’s plan to put a 40-by-80-foot paved and fenced vehicle impound lot at a former dump site on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike.

Grievance Day, Budget Workshops Next Week in Sag Harbor Village

Sag Harbor Village residents, mark your calendars: some important dates are coming up, including tax grievance day and village budget workshops.

Consultant Calls on Town To Plan Other Uses for East Hampton Airport Property

The idea of closing the town-owned East Hampton Airport when its federal grant assurances expire in 2021 appeared to gain new traction in East Hampton Town Hall on Tuesday as the surest way to stop the noise problem its traffic causes.

Government: Dust Not a Health Hazard, Ban on Offshore Drilling, Thiele Hosts Pet Food...

Officials in East Hampton Town announced that they have worked with Amagansett farmers and property owners to abate dust storms in the hamlet, caused by the failure of crop cover to take root before winter winds descended on the region.

Sag Harbor Begins to Weigh Expanding Sewer Plant Service Area

A new committee held its first meeting last month in Sag Harbor Village Hall to begin exploring the idea of expanding the service area of the municipal sewage plant.

Sag Harbor Weighs Requiring Mooring, Anchoring Permits in Area Beyond Breakwater

If the Sag Harbor Village Board adopts a proposed amendment to the waterways code that has been in the works for at least two years, the village may soon require the skippers of all boats that anchor or moor for more than two weeks east of the breakwater to register with the harbormaster, submit proof of insurance and obtain mooring or anchoring permits.

South Fork Commuter Connection Will Officially Launch on March 4

“This has been a dream on the South Fork, of East End officials, for more than two decades,” said Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.

Cuomo Creates 9/11 Remembrance License Plates

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. presented certificates signed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo that create new state license plates intended to serve as a remembrance of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Architectural Review Board Chairman Resigns

Anthony Brandt, who was the founding chairman of Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review in the late 1980s, and who returned to the board in 2016, resigned on Wednesday.

Thiele Sounds a Warning Blast at Deepwater Wind

State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. last week issued a statement branding the project a “bait and switch” because a foreign company has acquired its Rhode Island-based owner and increased the project’s proposed power output from 90 to 130 megawatts.

Developer to Scale Down Part of West Water Street Townhouse Plan

In an effort to gain more support for his proposed West Water Street townhouses from Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review, developer Jay Bialsky has announced he is scaling down one of the proposed buildings.

Dopo la Spiaggia Deck Okayed by Review Board

The Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on January 24 approved a proposal by the restaurant Dopo la Spiaggia to add a roof deck, put new mechanical equipment on the roof, expand the kitchen and add two handicap bathrooms. 

New Option Surfaces at 11th Hour for Sag Harbor Police Impound Yard

With the Village of Sag Harbor poised to ignore a chorus of critics and begin building a vehicle impound lot for the Village Police...

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Former Ross School Lower Campus Hits Real Estate Market for Nearly $10 Million

The Ross School’s former Lower School campus on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton hit the real estate market on Thursday, listed at $9,995,000 with Compass Real Estate.

New Public Hearing Planned for West Water Street Townhouses

Developer Jay Bialsky’s proposed townhouse development at 2 West Water Street is officially slated for a new public hearing before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Presentation and Architectural Review.