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Thiele Proposes Elimination Of $1 Shuttle Bus Fare For Commuter Connection

State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele is proposing that a mandatory $1 surcharge to pay for the shuttle service, which shuttles commuters to or from train stations and major employment centers, be dropped.

East Hampton Wants To Buy More Wainscott Land For Affordable Housing

East Hampton Town has proposed purchasing another parcel of land off Route 114 in northern Wainscott to expand its options for an affordable housing development planned near the former Triune Baptist Church.

Overlay District Suggested to Control Waterfront Development

The Sag Harbor Village Board this week began pondering the possibility of creating an overlay district to prevent unwanted development along the waterfront by standardizing the rules across its six zoning districts.

Familiar Dilemma for Harbor Committee: Leveraging Septic Permits

Does the village of Sag Harbor have the authority to require a property owner to put in a nitrogen-reducing “innovative-alternative” septic system when it grants permission to tear down and rebuild a waterfront house and refurbish its pool only 30 feet from wetlands — even if the owner has a permit in hand from the country to install a new but old-fashioned. passive system?

Sag Harbor Superintendent Forum to Be Held Next Monday

What makes an effective school district superintendent? That is the question the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education is asking residents to answer...

Behind the Walls, New Cinema Arts Center Is Coming Together

Thirty-two months after its was ruined by fire, and 14 months after reconstruction began, a state-of-the-art, three-screen movie theatre, arts center and community gathering place is steadily taking shape behind the reincarnated façade of the old Sag Harbor Cinema.

Thiele Returns as Attorney for Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee

Former Sag Harbor Village Attorney Fred W. Thiele Jr., who also has been the South Fork’s assemblyman since 1995, will return to the village’s legal team as the attorney for the Harbor Committee.

Sag Harbor Planning Session Focuses on Ensuring Inclusion

The kick-off of Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy’s promised effort to plan for Sag Harbor’s future in a more “holistic” way, as she has put it, took a sudden turn last week when two village trustees, joined by the village attorney, aired their concerns about local working people being left out of the conversation.

Sag Harbor Village Repeals Licensing Fees

The non-profit Sag Harbor American Music Festival will not have to pay a $250-a-day licensing fee each for the use of Marine Park and Windmill Beach in Sag Harbor during its two-day run of free live music performances late this month following the 3-1 vote of the Village Board at its monthly work session to abolish the levies for everybody.

Public Hearing To Be Set for Sewer Extension to the Church

“We shouldn’t lose 48 Madison and get caught in a quagmire,” Trustee Thomas Gardella said before the Sag Harbor Village Board voted on August...

Bridgehampton School Expansion Project On Track, Builder Tells School Board

Construction of the Bridgehampton School’s $29.4 million expansion project is underway and on schedule, representatives from School Construction Consultants Inc., the contractors doing the work, said at an August 28 Board of Education meeting.

John Jermain Library Pedals Books To The Public

The John Jermain Memorial Library introduced its newest educational tool in August: a library on wheels that Mr. Cohen and others can pedal to community events and local schools.

East End Police Departments Look To Create Peer Support Network

East End Police Departments Look To Create Peer Support Network

2014 Hampton Classic Grand Prix Winner Airlifted After Falling From Horse

One of the most decorated and experienced riders on the Grand Prix equestrian circuit suffered a serious fall at the Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton on Friday, and was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.

Flights Are Up at the East Hampton Airport

Flights into and out of East Hampton Airport were up 7.5 percent in the first half of 2019 and are on track to climb by 10 percent by the end of the year.

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David Bouchier Offers a Taste of The Real South of France

WSHU FM’s weekly essayist and Long Island resident David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m. to give a talk entitled, “The Real South of France.”

Going For the Greek at the East Hampton Library

On Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., George Theotacatos gives an author talk at East Hampton Library on his book “Finding Ithaka.”

Sag School Board Frustrated by Learning Center Timeline

Ed Bernhauer, a senior architectural designer with IBI Group, distributed a schedule showing Sag Harbor residents and the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education the progress of the already delayed Sag Harbor Learning Center building on Division Street at Monday night’s School Board meeting.