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Hempstead Street Drainage To Be Improved by Summer Season

Ponding that occurs on Hempstead Street in heavy rains is the target of a drainage improvement project that the Village of Sag Harbor has been developing ever since a storm left the street flooded soon after a previous drainage project was completed in 2013.

Sag Harbor Village Board to Vote Tuesday on Impound Lot Funding

With the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees set to vote Tuesday night on funding for its proposed police impound yard off of the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, another community voice has joined its chorus of opponents.

King Kullen Chain Being Acquired by Stop & Shop

Credited with being “America’s first supermarket,” the King Kullen grocery store chain — after 88 years of independent ownership — is being sold to Stop & Shop, the latter company announced Friday.

Bridgehampton School Hires New Administrators

The Bridgehampton School District has hired two new senior administrators, whom school superintendent Robert Hauser said will support a growing enrollment with evolving needs.

Police Seek Man for Questioning in Theft of $60K in Bridgehampton

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town Police are investigating the theft of approximately $60,000 from a vehicle in Bridgehampton in October.

Sag Harbor School Board Seeking Member to Fill Vacancy

The Sag Harbor School Board has issued an open call for candidates interested in being appointed to a vacant board seat for a term lasting just under four months.

East Hampton Town in Talks to Buy Triune Baptist Church Property

East Hampton Town is “constantly searching for properties that could accommodate affordable housing,” according to Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, and a $900,000 purchase of 3.92 acres of land on Route 114 is on the table for just that purpose.

East Hampton Town Hits Back with Own Suit Over Water Contamination

East Hampton Town, itself a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a Wainscott resident over contaminated drinking water discovered in the hamlet, has filed a lawsuit of its own — against chemical manufacturing companies, a local mining operation and even some neighboring municipal entities.

East Hampton Celebrates Completion of Water Main Installation

It took East Hampton Town and the Suffolk County Water Authority just four months to install eight and a half miles of new water main throughout Wainscott, a project the water utility dubbed “one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects” in its history.

Noted Designer, Artist Plan Renovations at Side-by-Side Sag Harbor Houses

Elizabeth Dow, a designer of textiles and wall coverings whose work has graced the walls of The White House, and the onetime owner of the former Sag Harbor Methodist Church, along with her partner, artist Ani Antreasyan, have embarked on renovations at a pair of historic houses on Jermain Avenue.

Trustees To Host Public Meeting on Aquaculture Lease Program

The East Hampton Town Trustees will host a public meeting on Wednesday, January 9, at 6 p.m. at East Hampton Town Hall on Pantigo Road in East Hampton to present information on the Suffolk County Aquaculture Lease Program.

Officials Investigating Fire at East Hampton Indoor Tennis

Detectives are still investigating the origin of the fire — the second to occur on the property in 2018.

Sag Harbor Art Teacher Creates Community Around Knitting

Sag Harbor Elementary students in teacher Gary Osborne’s art classes have been learning and practicing the classic, hands-on folk art of knitting.

No Opposition at Hearing to Affordable Apartment Proposal

In the works for more than three years, a Southampton Town Board proposal sponsored by Supervisor Jay Schneiderman to boost the number of affordable rental apartments in the town drew support, some questions and no opposition at a public hearing on December 20 during the board’s last meeting of 2018.

Parking Ban Imposed at Park, Reid Bros. Garage in Sag Harbor

It looked as if the Southampton Town Board might delay a vote on a proposal to ban parking on the east side of a stretch of highway that the Reid Brothers garage uses to park overflow vehicles, blocking the Nancy Boyd Willey park from view. But in the end, the board voted 5-0 to impose the ban.

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