Government

New House Proposed In Place Of Old In Azurest

A pair of brothers are proposing to remove an existing family home in Sag Harbor’s historically African American Azurest community to build a new waterfront house that they can both use with their children and grandchildren.

East Hampton Will Consider Allowing Outdoor Seating For Restaurants To Grow

East Hampton Town will consider making outdoor dining allowances afforded to local restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic permanent in response to public applause of the policy and worries that health concerns about indoor spaces may be on minds for a long time.

Democrats Outpacing Republicans In Growing Voting Rolls Ahead of Election

The Democratic Party has far outpaced Republicans in recruiting new registered voters in Suffolk County in the past year, especially in the South Fork towns, on the backs of city residents settling locally and aggressive efforts by local party leaders to recruit new members.

Census Help Coming To John Jermain Memorial Library

On Monday, September 21, the Suffolk County Cooperative Library System’s mobile unit will be in Sag Harbor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to offer patrons assistance with their census forms.

Outdoor Concert In Sag Harbor Canceled Halfway Through Show As Crowd Grows Too Large

An outdoor concert at Marine Park in Sag Harbor had to be canceled Saturday evening midway through the show because of large crowds, village officials said Sunday morning.

Sag Harbor Cancels Long Wharf Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Even thought it was by invitation only, Sag Harbor Village has canceled a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of a $4.3 million renovation of Long Wharf that was to have taken place on Saturday afternoon.

North Haven ZBA Rejects Variances For Baum House

The North Haven Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, in a 3-2 vote, denied the application of Larry Baum’s 404A Bay Partners for front and side yard variances to allow the construction of a new house at 59 Mashomack Drive that would have a footprint 225 square feet larger than the house on the site now.

Sag Harbor Village Board Poised To Adopt Waterfront Moratorium

the Sag Harbor Village Board will impose a six-month moratorium covering major development projects along a swath of the village waterfront, extending from the Cormaria retreat center on Bay Street to the village mooring area off West Water Street, later this month.

A New Chapter Opens Between Shinnecock And Southampton Town: Board Passes Graves Protection Act

A New Chapter Opens Between Shinnecock And Southampton Town: Board Passes Graves Protection Act

State Project to Improve Route 114 at the South Ferry Entrance Moves Forward

State Project to Improve Route 114 at the South Ferry Entrance Moves Forward

Shhh! Sag Harbor To Dedicate Restored Long Wharf, But Please Don’t Show Up

this Saturday, September 12, the mayor will be joined by other officials and some of the contractors who worked on the nearly year-long project at a low-key ribbon-cutting event the mayor said is being held primarily for a videotape archive of the project.

Harbor Committee Floats Time Delays As Penalties For Code Violators

The Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee is floating administrative penalties that will cause time delays for applicants who flout the village code.

Wind Farm Developers Offer East Hampton $29 Million To Run Cable Through Wainscott

Wind Farm Developers Offer East Hampton $29 Million To Run Cable Through Wainscott

Shinnecocks Ink New Casino Partnership

The Shinnecock Nation this week announced it has inked a new casino development contract with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino chain, which is owned by the Florida-based Seminole Tribe.

East Hampton Town Board Fast-Tracks New Emergency Room Facility

A scramble by the East Hampton Town Board to grant Stony Brook Southampton Hospital a necessary approval before a state grant deadline this month sparked a heated argument at two recent meetings of the Town Board over the hospital’s plans to build a satellite emergency room on Pantigo Road.

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Two In Contention For Southampton Town Justice

Two candidates are in contention for a seat on the bench in Southampton Town Justice Court — Patrick Gunn and Karen Sartain.

Airport Advocates Conducting New Economic Study

A new advocacy group has commissioned what it says will be an in-depth and objective study of the financial benefits East Hampton Airport provides to the South Fork community, in hope of showing that it is a vital cog in the economic gears of the region.

Little Used Sag Harbor Pier Will Be Removed To Provide More Space For Sailboats

A little used public pier next to the Breakwater Yacht Club will be removed at the club’s expense to provide space for it to tie up more boats at its own dock. The club will also rent additional spaces on the east side of the village dinghy dock, which is currently not accessible, because it is blocked by the pier.