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Garden Street Resident Granted Controversial Front-Yard Pool

A New York State Supreme Court judge has ruled in favor of William Egan despite a 2018 Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals decision to deny variances that would have allowed the pool to be built.

Development Continues in SANS as Historic Designation Decision Looms

Three communities in flux will learn Thursday, March 21, whether it will receive recognition on the New York State Register of Historic Places.

Development Rights Purchase Assures Farming on Pricey Land

The Town of Southampton has been pioneering a legal process that keeps farmland available for farmers.

Sand Land Reaches Settlement Involving Eventual Closure of Mine

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on Friday announced the Sand Land mine in Noyac will cease its operations within eight years.

Sag Harbor ARB Signs Off on West Water Street Townhouses

Developer Jay Bialsky’s plans for a complex of waterfront townhouses took a major leap forward Thursday when the project’s architecture received unanimous approval from the Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review.

Later Start Time Impacts Sag Harbor Students, Teachers

The decision to start the school day later at Pierson Middle-High School has had an impact on students and teachers, including those who play and coach sports and those who don’t.

Main Street Session Focuses on Complex Problems

It’s going to take a great meeting-of-minds, the panelists said, to both preserve what’s already there and find solutions to make sure there’s growth in a positive direction.

Comprehensive Municipal Planning Has Worked Elsewhere

East Hampton Town’s doing it. Southold Town’s doing it. The now-thriving Village of Patchogue has done it, with visible, tangible results.

Sag Harbor School Board Wants More Budget Options

"People are really going to get hit this year and it’s time to see if we can do better watching the store,” school board member Susan Lamontagne said.

Harbor Committee Continues To Resist Pool Near Ligonee Brook

The Sag Harbor Harbor Committee once again delayed action on a two-year-old application for a wetlands permit to build a 14-by-30-foot ozone-conditioned swimming pool less than 56 feet from wetlands overlooking Ligoneee Brook at 36 Fordham Street in Sag Harbor.

North Haven Projects 10.47-Percent Jump in 2019-2020 Budget

The North Haven Village Board on Tuesday took a first look at a 2019-2020 budget, which calls for a $1.78 million spending plan, with the mayor and trustees calling it a “clean” first draft.

Sag Harbor Mandates ‘Innovative-Alternative” Septic Systems

Sag Harbor require “innovative and alternative” on-site septic systems that reduce nitrogen output at all new construction and when old systems need to be replaced starting April 1.

Board Approves Change Requiring Renewals for Beach Driving, Parking Permits

The East Hampton Town Board voted last Thursday to require town residents to renew beach driving permits roughly every five years — or on...

A Call for Help for a World-Famous Cartoonist, Formerly of Sag Harbor

Gahan Wilson was once a familiar sight shuffling along the sidewalks of Sag Harbor, a tall, elderly man with long, unkempt hair, shopping at the IGA and stopping at the post office every day. On Tuesdays, he’d make a run to the city, catching an early Jitney to show his work at The New Yorkerand have lunch with the other cartoonists. Now 89, he’s living with his step-son’s family in Arizona, in need of full-time professional care. Maybe, his step-son has been thinking, that’s something a lot of his fans might want to help underwrite.

2 of 3 Alleged Drug Conspirators Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Customer

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini turned the media spotlight on three alleged East End drug dealers on Monday to highlight his office’s decision to charge two of them with second-degree manslaughter for the overdose death of one of their customers.

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Pierson High School Robotics Team Builds, and Rebuilds

With history teacher Susan Duff at the helm this year — the school’s first female head robotics advisor in the team’s nearly 25-year history — Pierson is looking to make a name for itself.

Bridgehampton Robotics Team Has High Hopes for Advanced Robot

A tight-knit team of Bridgehampton School whiz kids have built what they call the most advanced robot their team has ever created.

Local Towns, Villages Join Forces with Suffolk County to Fight Ticks

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