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Darker Skies Ahead, but Town Says It’s a Good Thing

by Marissa Maier   One advantage to living on the East End is a clear view of the night sky. But as residential and commercial development...

Sag ARB Focus on Signs

Diane Schiavoni is known on the Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board (ARB) as the “Sign Lady” — the board often looking...

Sagaponack Weighs In on Parking, Again

To allow parking or not to allow parking. That is the question for the Sagaponack Village Board as they decide whether to give parking...

New Code Sparks Praise and Scorn

New Code Sparks Praise and Scorn By Marissa Maier When Jeff Sander started visiting Sag Harbor as a child in the 1940s and 1950s, the village...

ARB Approves Demolition

  by Marissa Maier Tora Matsuoka, owner of Sen Restaurant and the recently opened Phao Thai Kitchen, visited the Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review...

East End Digest April 16

Southampton’s MFA program in Writing and Literature will host its first annual performance of the Young American Writers Project on Saturday, April 25 at...

Harbor Committee Split Over New Code

The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees will have no guidance from its Harbor Committee after three members of the advisory panel reached an...

Motel on Route 114 Eyed as Resort Spa

The owners of the Barcelona Inn, a motel located just outside of the Village of Sag Harbor on Route 114, hope to revamp the...

Sag Harbor CAC Sets Sights on Regional Issues

The Sag Harbor Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to the Town of Southampton has no intention of resting on their laurels following the town’s adoption...

Sag Harbor Adopts $8 Million Budget

Residents in the Village of Sag Harbor will see a slight tax rate decrease this year – from .002605 to .002602 – although during...

Perlman Party Gets Thorough Exam

From adopting a local law regarding the amended FEMA flood maps to buying a street sweeper, everything in the village of North Haven takes...

Bulova: Group Loses Lawsuit

While both sides still fervently defend their position on whether the Village of Sag Harbor conducted a sufficient environmental review of the now-approved condominiums...

Next Up For Ferry Road, Affordable Housing

Affordable housing was easily the most debated issue when Sag Harbor Village reviewed plans for a luxury condo project at the former Bulova Watchcase...

Village Says Taxes May Decrease

Sag Harbor Village residents might be pleasantly surprised this spring to discover their taxes have decreased slightly. This will be the case if the...

Town Says Same Error Occurred in 2004

After the recent discovery of $4.9 million in unallocated funds, Southampton Town is pushing ahead to put together the pieces of the financial puzzle....

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 6 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.

Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening Across the State

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.