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A (Not So) Wild Cat Prowls Around Sag Harbor

What Steven Wright observed for several minutes was a caracal, a medium-sized wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia — an animal that is illegal to own under a 2003 state law aimed at protecting wild animals from private captivity.

Settlement Will Pay to Extend Public Water in Noyac

An insurance settlement of $67,000 for damage to a cistern on Northview Court in Noyac will be used by the Noyac Fire Protection District to help pay for extending public water.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

$174,500 for Southampton Brownfields Remediation

This grant will allow the town to identify petroleum and hazardous substance contamination issues at an estimated nine sites and evaluate remediation strategies for the properties.

School News: Killer Bees Visit ‘Today Show,’ Wellness Conference Thursday

They were in attendance with NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, who was part of the production team of “Killer Bees,” the documentary on the legendary basketball program in Bridgehampton.

Town Likely to Nix Bow Hunting for Deer on Sagaponack Golf Course

Mixing golf and bow hunting on the 35-acre Poxabogue Golf Course didn’t sound like a good idea to Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman last week.

BHPAR Approves Driveway Gate Over Neighbor’s Objection

The Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review last Thursday approved plans for a house renovation and new driveway gate for 23 Wooded Path over the objection of a neighbor who opposed the gate during a public hearing.

Congressional, State Senate and Assembly Candidates Up for Debate

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a debate on Thursday, October 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. for candidates running for state senate and assembly.

East Hampton Town Partners with CCOM on Septic Rebate Forum

Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) and the Town of East Hampton will hold a septic rebate question session on Monday, October 22, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the CCOM Office, 6 South Elmwood Avenue in Montauk.

Weevils Hard at Work Behind North Haven Village Hall

Five hundred new residents of North Haven are thriving in the brush behind village hall, chewing holes in an invasive weed that has been taking over woods and borders all over the region, including the brushy woods of the village.

Facing the Challenges of Health Insurance Costs

Karl Washwick didn’t have to think for long to come up with an example of what’s wrong with the nation’s health care system.

Public Hearing Set for T.J. Maxx Expansion in Bridgehampton

The Southampton Town Planning Board will hold a public hearing November 8 at 6 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall to hear comments from the community on a plan for the expansion of T.J. Maxx.

‘Non-Toxic Landscape’ Proposed for Big Lot in Redwood

The Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor on Tuesday got a preview of plans to replace a house, pool and carport on what attorney Brian DeSesa called the second largest single-family residential property in the village of Sag Harbor.

Lys, Vilar Present Views on Morality

The Republican and Democratic candidates seeking a one-year term on the East Hampton Town Board in the November 6 special election had the chance to put their personal and political values on display last Thursday.

Portrait Windows Approved for Former Methodist Church

It is this type of portrait — figures important to Sag Harbor’s arts and cultural history — that will grace the windows on the sides of the building, two on each of the ten large windows, after the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review signed off on the two artists’ proposal last Thursday.

Deadline for Voter Registration Is October 12

Today, October 12, is the deadline to register to vote in the November 6 general election. Prospective voters must be 18 or older by the date of the election, must be a United States citizen and meet other criteria to become a registered voter.

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Lessons from War: Actors Immerse Themselves in ‘Red Badge of Courage’

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Bridgehampton School District To Award Construction Contracts

The Bridgehampton School is expected to award contracts to construction, electrical, plumbing and heating and cooling companies at Wednesday night’s school board meeting, according to a meeting agenda released Tuesday.