School district voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 21, to weigh in on the proposed budget and a transportation proposition and vote for three candidates from a pool of six seeking election.
The Bridgehampton School District ballot features not just an $18.69-million budget proposal, but also a second proposition and five candidates vying for two seats on the school board.
Annual property reassessments in Southampton Town based on market trends will be halted for two years under a policy adopted unanimously by the Town Board on Tuesday.
With its chairman having declared her opposition to granting a wetlands permit to allow a pool within the required 75-foot wetlands buffer overlooking Ligonee Brook at 36 Fordham Street, the Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor closed its public hearing on the case on Monday, May 13.
In typical Pierson High School fashion, quite a few student actors have been nominated for theater awards.
Tapping into a running theme in Sag Harbor, the new bookstore’s logo will feature a whale, of course.
With less than a week before nominating petitions are due to run for office in Sag Harbor Village, it is already contest in the races for mayor and two trustee seats.
The school board elections and budget vote are Tuesday, May 21, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Pierson gym.
The school board recently expressed interest in bringing school transportation costs down.
A thousand people turned out on Union Street in Sag Harbor on May 16, 1844 for the dedication of the First Presbyterian congregation’s third building in the village, the massive Egyptian Revival edifice funded by wealthy captains and ship owners giddy with the riches of the whaling trade that is now known as the Old Whalers’ Church.This Sunday, May 12, at 11 a.m., the public is invited to join the congregation in celebrating the 175th anniversary of the event, for which the captains of several whaling ships delayed departures so their crews could attend.
After rejecting an updated “age and residency” policy governing school admissions last fall, the Sag Harbor School Board revised and adopted a newer one on Monday.
In an investor report issued on May 1, Moody’s re-affirmed the Town of Southampton as Aaa — the highest rating issued by the investment service.
The Peconic Land Trust has received $25,000 in Conservation Partnership Program grants out of $2.2 million given to 47 nonprofits across the state.
The Southampton Town Board passed a resolution amending the plastic straw and polystyrene legislation to allow non-plastic stirrers at self-service beverage stations.
Claiming it is a sovereign government, the federally recognized Shinnecock Indian Nation is ignoring a stop work order issued late last month by the Town of Southampton and continuing to put up two towering video screens, one on each side of Sunrise Highway on tribal land in Hampton Bays, that will show animated advertisements 24 hours a day.