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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

Area School Districts Focus On Latest COVID Surge, But So Far Have Kept In-Person...

Area School Districts Focus On Latest COVID Surge, But So Far Have Kept In-Person Learning Intact

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
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27Speaks: The Top 10 Stories Of 2021

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors look back on 2021 and discuss their picks for the top 10 stories of the year.

Omicron Dominates Discussion At Sag Harbor Board Of Education Meeting

Concerns about the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, fueled by the arrival of the omicron variant, dominated discussion at the Sag Harbor Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

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.

Those With Booster Shots Have Little To Worry About, County Official Says, Even As...

Those With Booster Shots Have Little To Worry About, County Official Says, Even As Case Numbers Rise To Record Levels

National Grid Will Replace Sag Harbor Main Street Gas Main This Winter

National Grid Will Replace Sag Harbor Main Street Gas Main This Winter

Val Florio Resigns From Sag Harbor Village ZBA

An outpouring of angry criticism directed at the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals over the way it handled the application of the Schiavoni family for a waiver from a moratorium on development along the village waterfront has led to the resignation of the board’s chairman.

Shinnecock Nation Starts Process It Hopes Will Lead To State Casino License

The Shinnecock Nation earlier this month began a process with New York State that tribal leaders hope will land the tribe a seat at the negotiating table for one of three downstate licenses that the state expects to award in the near future for Las Vegas-style casinos with high-stakes gambling.

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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.