M&T To Buy People’s United Bank

Soon, those People’s United signs will be replaced, in turn, by M&T Bank signs after it was announced this week that M&T Bank Corporation of Buffalo had agreed to buy People’s United Financial, Inc., a Bridgeport, Connecticut-based company, for $7.6 billion in an all-stock deal.

Sag Harbor Business Goes Green With Wastewater Treatment

Sag Harbor Business Goes Green With Wastewater Treatment

New York State Rolls Out Stricter Regulations For Cannabinoid Hemp Processors, Retailers, Distributors

The New York State Department of Health is now accepting applications from businesses seeking to operate as cannabinoid hemp processors, retailers or distributors — a move that could effectively level the playing field between already compliant participants competing with unregulated products in a building cannabis market.

Parrish Business Council Leads by Example

When Maria Fumai-Dietrich joined the Parrish Art Museum staff, she took one look at the business membership roster and was immediately impressed — and, simultaneously, inspired. The members represented industries across the board, from hospitality, retail and graphic design to architecture, law and real estate. And, in there, she saw unbound potential.

Chamber Shows “Love” To Sag Harbor Businesses

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce announced Monday its call for membership and plans for 2021, leading with the new “LOVE Sag Harbor” campaign, launched just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Price Tag Of New Site For Bay Street Theater Was $13 Million

Price Tag Of New Site For Bay Street Theater Was $13 Million

Business Briefs for February 4, 2021

Business Briefs for February 4, 2021

ADA Suits Target Village Businesses

A Huntington woman has filed suit against at least 10 East End businesses, charging them with discriminating against her because they do not comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, the sweeping federal legislation adopted in 1990 that aims to eliminate barriers in public places to the disabled.

Express Group Editors To Host New Program On WLIW-FM

“Behind the Headlines,” an hourlong program analyzing local and regional news hosted by Express News Group editors Joseph P. Shaw and Bill Sutton, will debut on WLIW-FM on Saturday, January 16, at 10 a.m.

New Signed Contracts For Hamptons Home Sales Up 40 Percent In December 2020

For the seventh month in a row, the number of single-family homes in the Hamptons entering contract has increased year-over-year, according to the Elliman Report. Inked home sales contracts were up 40 percent in December 2020, compared to the same month a year prior, continuing a pandemic-driven hot streak for the region.

Didn’t Buy A Christmas Tree Yet? Better Plan On Decorating Your Jade Plant

Those who waited until the last minute this year were no doubt disappointed to discover that tree stands and garden centers across eastern Long Island had been pretty much picked clean of trees, wreaths, and other greenery by the middle of the month.

Business Briefs for December 17, 2020

Business Briefs for December 17, 2020

Sag Harbor Couple Launches New Business App To Encourage Women To Walk More

Their fourth business venture together, 99 Walks (initially dubbed Project Maui) is the brainchild of Ms. Shulman and Mr. Cohen, and seeks to address what Ms. Shulman calls “a tremendous health and wellness crisis” in today’s modern world, especially for women and mothers.

Business Briefs: Organic Edge Offers Winter Special, South Fork Jeweler Supports Bakery & Instacart...

Business Briefs: Organic Edge Offers Winter Special, South Fork Jeweler Supports Bakery & Instacart Arrives on the South Fork

Sag Harbor Chamber Hopes Holiday Promotions Will Light Up The Village

Just because COVID-19 is still among us does not mean the holidays will not be coming this year. To reinforce that notion, the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce is hosting the “Sag Harbor Friday Night Lights Holiday Festival” every Friday night from November 27, the day after Thanksgiving, until December 18, one week before Christmas.

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27Speaks: Back To School In The Continuing Wake Of COVID

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors discuss the start of the new school year, and the issues teachers and administrators are facing in the continuing wake of COVID, and the extra help students need after remote learning for portions of the past two years.

A Welcome Return For Sag Harbor’s HarborFest

HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.

Dead Air Surrounds WLNG Tower Application

Over a year ago, when COVID-19 led to an influx of full-time residents in Sag Harbor, village officials scrambled to improve cellular service, which by all accounts suffered considerably as more people competed for limited bandwidth.