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Stella Maris Renaming Survey Postponed

Citing a desire to engage with more community members, administrators in the Sag Harbor School District have postponed to September a survey about the renaming of the former Stella Maris Regional School that they initially intended to send out this month.

Low Turnout in Village Elections

An uncontested election for two seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees drew only 47 voters to the Brick Kiln Road Firehouse on Tuesday

Government: Kamper Named Village Treasurer, Krupski Endorses Browning, Septic Forum Planned

Sag Harbor Village Clerk Beth Kamper was named interim village treasurer by unanimous vote of the Village Board at a special meeting on Monday, June 18.

Southampton Town To Host Renewable Energy Event at Long Beach

The Town of Southampton will be putting on a free Renewable Energy Event from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the northeast end of Long Beach at which Toyota and Chevrolet dealers with present their electric and hybrid vehicles

Sag Harbor Board Member Goes Out With Style

At the close of Monday’s regularly scheduled board meeting, Stephanie Bitis offered a memorable goodbye speech in which she called teachers “heroes” and said being a school board member was “overwhelming.”

Byron Wien Shares Wisdom

Noted prognosticator Byron Wien — U.S. strategist at Morgan Stanley for 21 years and senior adviser to Blackstone Group — has been one of Wall Street’s most influential strategists for decades.

Ground Is Broken on a New Cinema for Sag Harbor

The Sag Harbor Partnership dug shovels in the ground Saturday to mark the official groundbreaking on the new Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center as a crowd of community members cheered for all that has been accomplished — and all that is yet to come.

Morpurgo House Hits the Market

The historic house at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor, known as the Morpurgo house after its most recent inhabitants, is officially back on the real estate market.

Hundreds Gather to Honor Ross School Founder

On Sunday, June 3, Ross School celebrated the contributions of its founder, Courtney Sale Ross, in advance of her transition to a new role as Trustee Emeritus.

Residents To Weigh in on Steinbeck Park Purchase

Whether the Southampton Town Board should purchase and preserve land on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor, slated to become the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park, will be the subject of a public hearing on July 10 at 1 p.m.

Search Called Off for Final Victim in Fatal Crash

East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo announced Wednesday afternoon that the search has been called off for the last remaining victim to be recovered from a fatal plane crash off Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett last weekend.  

Murf’s Tavern Fans Plea for Later Closing

Fans, friends and employees of Murf’s Tavern filed to the podium at the Sag Harbor Village Board meeting Tuesday night to call for the bar’s recently imposed 2 a.m. closing time to be restored to 4 a.m.

Bridgehampton School Celebrates Construction Groundbreaking

The cornerstone of the original building says 1930 and, aside from a handful of repairs and portable buildings added over the years, the campus remains largely the same. That will all start to change soon.

Southampton Town Earns Favorable Bond Rating

Following Supervisor Jay Schneiderman’s presentation to the Standard & Poor’s Rating Services review board in May, the town of Southampton was awarded an “AAA” bond rating.

Police Announce Ongoing Traffic Adjustments for U.S. Open

Following a few days of widespread traffic complaints on the South Fork related to the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton Town, Southampton Village and Suffolk County issued a joint statement Wednesday detailing improvements they are making to traffic flow in the region.

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Development Pressure Grows in Azurest, Sag Harbor Hills and Ninevah

The Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals now appears poised to approve variances to clear the way for a new, larger structure at 47 Terry Drive.

Sag Harbor School District Settles Long-Expired Administrators’ Contract

Top administrators in the Sag Harbor School District will receive pay raises of at least 1.9 percent in each of four years covered in a new contract that was approved by the Sag Harbor School Board in a 5-0 vote on Monday.

U.S. Open Seen as a Boon to Most

While official numbers were not made available by the United States Golfing Association (USGA), which runs the event, Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said that outside of the traffic woes, the event was largely a success.