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Plans for L’Hommedieu House Raise Neighbor Concerns

Plans to renovate the L’Hommedieu House drew concern from two neighboring property owners at Tuesday night’s Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.

North Haven Village Funds Moving Old Schoolhouse to Village Hall Property

The North Haven Village Board voted Tuesday to move an historic schoolhouse that dates back to 1847 to its village hall property on Ferry Road, where a committee of community members hopes to see it transformed into a museum to showcase the evolution of education over the past two centuries.

Lines Drawn in East Hampton Over Deepwater Wind

The first public hearings on the South Fork Wind Farm project brought residents from across Long Island to East Hampton on Tuesday to plead with the State Public Service Commission to make the smart choice when it comes to the Deepwater Wind proposal.

Town Gives Vessel to Boatless Sag Harbor Fire Department Marine Rescue Unit

The Town of Southampton on Tuesday donated a 2004 25-foot Steigercraft patrol boat to the Sag Harbor Fire Department, a gift that Fire Chief Steve Miller announced at the Sag Harbor Village Board’s meeting on Tuesday to a round of applause just before the board voted to accept it.

$4-Million Bond Okayed for Long Wharf; Consultant Hired for Sewage District Study Bids

In a unanimous roll-call vote, the Sag Harbor Village Board authorized a $4-million bond to pay for the rehabilitation of Long Wharf at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 11, without discussion, debate or comment.

Water Quality Plan for Round Pond Seems to Get Some Resistance

Aware there has been talk of opposition to a water quality improvement project the Town of Southampton is planning for Round Pond at Middle Line Highway, Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni appeared in person before the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday to ask it to postpone making any decision to approve or oppose the plan.

Panel Set to Deny Wetlands Permit for Pool near Ligonee Brook

For the first time in memory if not ever, the Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor expressed its intention to deny a wetlands permit this week, deciding in a 4-1 poll on Monday to tell its environmental consultant to prepare a draft decision that would bar a wetlands setback waiver for a proposed pool in the rear yard of a house at 36 Fordham Street.

Town of East Hampton Accepting Grant Applications for Water Quality Improvements

The Town of East Hampton announced last week it will be issuing a Request for Applications for interested persons to award grant funding for water quality improvement projects.

East Hampton Airport Makes State Superfund Site List

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation listed 47 acres of East Hampton Airport on its “Superfund” site list on May 23.

Legislature Passes Thiele Legislation to Further Election Law Reform

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced the passage of legislation intended to make voting easier and more accessible for residents.

Government: East Quogue Petition Rejected, Affordable Housing Forum, Grant Targets Suicide Prevention

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman determined on Monday, June 10, that a petition for incorporation of East Quogue submitted on April 3 does not meet the legal requirements under state village law.

Crossed-Signals Confuse Developer and Town Board on Review Process for Affordable Condo Plan

 “We were expecting him to come back to us,” Supervisor Jay Schneiderman told Michael Daly, a member of a non-profit East End housing alliance that is working with Mr. Fasano to promote the project. “I haven’t heard a peep from him.”

Hearing on South Fork Wind Farm Next Week

The New York State Public Service Commission will hold an information forum and hearing on the South Fork Wind Farm on Tuesday, June 11.

“Divine Intervention” To Launch Saturday, Without a Sail

“Jib Net,” a triangular, mesh net, was proposed to stretch from the bell tower to the colonnade roof at the entrance of the church on Hampton Street, a centerpiece to the art show, “Divine Intervention,” which will open this Saturday, June 1.

Hearing Set To Limit Eight Main Street Parking Spots to Half Hour

A plan to reduce the maximum parking time in eight Main Street spaces to give more drivers a better chance to find a spot in congested downtown Sag Harbor will be aired at a public hearing before the Village Board on Tuesday, June 11 at 6 p.m. in Village Hall.

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Gillibrand Backs Nomination of SANS Community to National Register

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has urged the National Park Service to place the SANS neighborhoods of Sag Harbor on the National Register of Historic Places as rare post-World War II African-American beach communities.