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Friends Of Bay Street Target 2 Main Street Property To Add To Steinbeck Park

On Tuesday, during a Zoom meeting to unveil the initial renderings for the new theater, Adam Potter, the chairman of Friends of Bay Street, announced that his not-for-profit organization is also in discussions to purchase 2 Main Street, which is currently home to K Pasa restaurant, Espresso, the Yummylicious ice cream parlor, and Havens, a gift shop.

Long Beach Clearing Work Sets Off Petition Drive

Long Beach Clearing Work Sets Off Petition Drive

Local Lawmakers Weigh In On Permitting Legal Marijuana Dispensaries In Their Municipalities

While the law legalizes possession of marijuana for what could be called individual use — you are permitted to possess up to 3 ounces for personal use — the legal retail sale is still a ways off. And when it does come online, individual towns and villages can decide how public that public sale can be.

Local Police Assess Challenges Of Legal Marijuana

Police chiefs on the South Fork this week articulated some of their concerns following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signing of sweeping legislation that decriminalized and legalized recreational-use marijuana, taking care to underscore that they’d wait and see what lawmakers and residents of their jurisdictions had to say.

Southampton Seeks To Extend Moratorium To Protect Shinnecock Grave Sites

The Southampton Town Board unanimously passed a graves protection act last September, becoming the first municipality in New York State to establish protocols for what must be done if human remains are found on private property.

Humans Driving Environmental Plagues, Stony Brook Scientist Says

In his annual “State of the Bays” presentation, recapping how Long Island’s bays, harbors and ponds fared in the prior year, Stony Brook University professor Dr. Christopher Gobler said that he is among the growing chorus of scientists who believe that the Earth has now entered a new epoch of geologic history — one defined by the activities of human beings becoming the dominant influence on the planet’s climate and the environment rather than simply the forces of nature.

Driver Who Struck And Killed Amagansett Mother Pushing Toddlers In Stroller Is Arraigned On...

The man charged with striking and killing an Amagansett mother in January while she was pushing her two toddlers in a stroller along the shoulder of Montauk Highway was officially charged with two felonies on Thursday, April 1, for leaving the scene of an accident and trying to throw police off his trail.

Bay Street Summer Series Faces Uphill Climb With Sag Harbor Village Board

Bay Street Theater’s proposal to hold its Summer Stage series outdoors continues to draw pushback from Sag Harbor Village officials, who have yet to rule on the request.

Democratic Primary Is On In East Hampton

There will be a June primary for the East Hampton Town Board and East Hampton Town Trustees nominations, pitting three Democratic hopefuls against the 12 candidates endorsed by the East Hampton Town Democratic Party in February.

Pandemic Leaves Mountains Of Garbage In Its Wake

The pandemic, the stay-at-home orders and the fears of public places, only served to add mountains of new garbage atop the mountains of garbage already piling up daily.

Sag Harbor Village Comes Up Short In Bid For Gas Ball Property

Sag Harbor Village’s bid to obtain a long-term lease on what is commonly called the gas ball parking lot at the corner of Long Island Avenue and Bridge Streets has been rejected by National Grid in favor of a higher offer from Friends of Bay Street.

Sag Harbor Village Will Pierce Tax Cap

Unless some 11th-hour cuts are made, the Sag Harbor Village Board is expecting to pierce the New York State cap on tax levy increases with this year’s proposed $12.6 million budget.

Sag Harbor ZBA Will Not Approve Tesla Solar Roof For Historic Home Unless Code...

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals reversed course at its latest meeting when the members realized that the solar tiles would be larger than they originally thought.

Sag Harbor Village Deck That Was Subject Of An Arrest Is Back Before Regulatory...

An application for a second-story deck that was the subject of controversy in Sag Harbor Village — a controversy that included an arrest — is back before village regulatory boards.

Arrest Is Made In Springs Armed Robbery Case

East Hampton Town Police have arrested a Springs man and charged him in connection with the armed robbery of a woman near the Springs School earlier this month.

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