Home News Government

Government

Sag Harbor Village Board Adopts Zoning Code For Waterfront

After nearly a year-and-a-half of debate that was at times rancorous and which contributed to the tone of last year’s bitterly contested mayoral race, the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday adopted a streamlined version of a Waterfront Overlay District that is intended to rein in development along the village’s most valuable asset.

The Art Shop Is Razed, But A Promise Is Made That It Will Be...

The Art Shop Is Razed, But A Promise Is Made That It Will Be Rebuilt

Evidence of Erosion All Along Redwood’s Shoreline Doesn’t Help Bid to Extend Bulkhead

Erosion along the Redwood peninsula has been “mind-blowing” and “astonishing” in recent years, a former top regional environmental official told the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee last week in making the case as to why Josh Schwartz should be allowed to rebuild and extend his aging bulkhead at 188 Redwood Road on Sag Harbor Cove.

Sag Harbor Trust Presses East Hampton To Embrace Partnership On Housing Development

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said this week that he will propose the town add the housing trust’s property to a special “affordable housing overlay” district the town intends to put in place on 8.5 acres of adjacent land and work to develop the two properties in conjunction to maximize the number of residential units that can be built on the land.

Taking The Helm At Highway, McArdle Lists Equipment and Facilities As Top Priority

Taking The Helm At Highway, McArdle Lists Equipment and Facilities As Top Priority

Neighbors Take Fight Against Atlantic Golf Club Housing To ZBA

East Hampton attorney Brian Matthews, who represents the group, said in a release this week that he would ask the town Zoning Board of Appeals, which meets remotely next Thursday, January 20, at 6 p.m., to overturn a June 4 determination by the town’s chief building inspector that the complex was a legal accessory use of a golf course.

State Grant Will Allow Sag Harbor To Install Walkway At Steinbeck Park

State Grant Will Allow Sag Harbor To Install Walkway At Steinbeck Park

COVID Superstorm Sweeps Across Region, But Hospitals See Fewer Severe Cases, Thanks To Vaccines

COVID Superstorm Sweeps Across Region, But Hospitals See Fewer Severe Cases, Thanks To Vaccines

What’s Next? Schneiderman Looks Ahead at Final Term, Future Roles

Schneiderman Looks Ahead at Final Term, Future Roles

Sag Harbor Village Board Returns To Remote Meetings

The rising number of COVID-19 cases in Sag Harbor has spurred Mayor Jim Larocca to switch next Tuesday’s Village Board meeting from in-person to remote, via Zoom.

East Hampton Emergency Room To Break Ground This Winter

Construction of the long-planned satellite emergency room facility in East Hampton could begin as early as this winter, officials said this week.

Southampton Town Board Considers Increased Income Eligibility For Senior Citizen Tax Exemptions

Southampton Town Board Considers Increased Income Eligibility For Senior Citizen Tax Exemptions

Governor Signs Legislation To Help Clear Path For Energy Choices

Governor Signs Legislation To Help Clear Path For Energy Choices

North Haven Village Plans Rules To Prohibit Fractional Schemes For Homeownership

Citing a website called Pacaso that sells shares in luxury market second homes in Florida, Colorado and other hot spots for the wealthy, North Haven Village Mayor Jeff Sander last week unveiled proposed legislation to prohibit “fractional ownership, time sharing or interval uses” of real estate anywhere in the village.

Sag Harbor Gas Ball Parking Lot Lease Extended For A Year

Mayor Jim Larocca announced he had worked out a deal to extend the village’s lease for what is known as the “gas ball” parking lot for another year.

Latest Articles

27speaks podcast logo

27Speaks: Looking Up; Birding On The East End In The Wake Of Climate Change

This week, the panel is joined by veteran journalist and former Sag Harbor Express Publisher Bryan Boyhan for a discussion abut an article he wrote about birding on the East End in the wake of changes caused by climate change.

A Shift in Winter Bird Populations Seen as Climate and Habitat Change

From a distance of several hundred yards, all you can clearly see, even with binoculars, is the flush of white from the breast and a speck of black. Then the bird cocks its head down, breaking the surface of the water, tips forward and disappears.

John Jermain Librarian Wins Diversity Internship

Nancy Myers, 33, met Catherine Creedon, the former director of the John Jermain Memorial Library, when she was a patron and the library was in its temporary quarters on West Water Street during a major renovation.