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North Haven Limits Rentals; Takes Step to Allow Village to Pierce 2% Tax Cap

The North Haven Village Board this week adopted a new law that bars renting any property more often than once every two weeks and agreed to set a public hearing on a proposed law to allow the village to pierce the state’s 2-percent limit on annual property tax increases.
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Coronavirus Patient Being Treated at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Suffolk County’s first case of COVID-19 is a patient currently being treated at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed on Sunday.

Sag Harbor Village Takes First Look at 2020-21 Budget

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Wednesday, February 26, took its first look at a projected $12.58 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Making The 2020 Census Count: Organizations Working To Encourage Participation

OLA and SEPA Mujer felt it was important to create complete count committees, a team of leaders within each community to conduct outreach and spread awareness regarding the census, covering Southampton and East Hampton towns separately.

Federal Agency: Sand Land In Noyac Will Not Be Named A Superfund Site; Water...

The Environmental Protection Agency will not be investigating the Sand Land mine in Noyac — and it will not be designated as a Superfund site.

Shinnecock Officials Take Bloomberg To Task Over Critical Comments Made At Forum

Shinnecock Nation officials took former presidential candidate and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to task this weekend for comments he made at a Native American Sovereignty forum in Oklahoma City on Friday.

Paid Parking Could Come To Sag Harbor Main Street

Paid Parking Could Come To Sag Harbor Main Street

Despite Assurances, Worries Persist That A Historic District For Sag Harbor’s SANS Communities Could...

Worries Persist That A Historic District For Sag Harbor's SANS Communities Could Hurt Property Values

North Haven Village May Hire Town to Enforce New Rental Regulations

The Village of North Haven may hire Southampton Town’s code enforcement department to issues summonses and prosecute violations of its proposed new rental law, which could be adopted as early as next week.

Town Posts New Helicopter Routes Before Chopper Group Agrees to Fly Them

Facing continuing intense political pressure over airport noise, the Town of East Hampton has published new voluntary noise abatement routes for helicopters using the town airport even though the Eastern Region Helicopter Council has not yet agreed to follow them.

Review Panel Applauds Plan to Swap an Old Little House for a New Little...

Delighted members of Sag Harbor’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board last week heard about the plan to tear down a small, worn-out bungalow at 27 Meadowlark Lane and replace it with a low-profile, modern house of wood and glass covering less than 200 more square feet.

Schiavoni Family Building Project Snagged by Error in Parking Calculations

Just a few weeks ago, the Schiavoni family’s proposed two-story office and retail building at 31 Long Island Avenue seemed on track after years of review for site plan approval from the Sag Harbor Planning Board as well as its support for three offstreet parking variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals. But on February 24, when the Planning Board discussed it at a work session, the process hit a wall as the board’s chair and planning consultant announced that a major problem had been discovered in the Schiavonis’ application.

Bridgehampton CAC Says Regulators Don’t Follow 2004 Hamlet Study

Members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee complained to Southampton Town’s new planning and development administrator on Monday that the town’s land-use regulators have been ignoring the recommendations of the town’s 2004 Bridgehampton Hamlet Study and that a recently enlarged house on Woodland Drive and a development of 7,000-square-foot McMansions on half-acre lots off Lumber Lane are the latest examples of wayward development in the hamlet.

Sag Harbor Cinema Seeks to Add Part-Time Bar to Space on Third Floor

With hopes for a “soft opening” as soon as March 29 and a grand opening perhaps in mid-April, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center unveiled plans this week to add a new element to the array of features it will be offering in its new three-screen Main Street complex: a part-time bar and concession area in what Cinema attorney Christopher Kelley called a “flex space” on the third floor of the new structure.

Winter Of Our Discontent: Sag Harbor Committee Ponders Dropping Steinbeck Name From New Park

Sag Harbor Committee Ponders Dropping Steinbeck Name From New Park

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Hospital staff and health professionals throughout the East End this week are scrambling to prepare facilities for the anticipated steep increases in the number of hospitalized people they must treat as the coronavirus epidemic swells in the region.

Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors

Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors

Leaders Plead With Shoppers To Stop Over-Buying At Grocery Stores

Government officials from every corner are exhorting residents to stop hoarding food and paper goods, and laboring in daily addresses to reassure them that manufacturing and supply chains will not be interrupted by a rise in infections from the new coronavirus or the nationwide efforts to slow its spread.