If approval is granted, according to one of Mr. Bialsky’s attorneys, it would be “another step in the direction of getting ready for the closing” on the property slated to become the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.
Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot, a Republican who lost her first reelection bid as supervisor to Democrat Anna Throne-Holst in 2009 and then failed to oust her in 2011 and 2013, is re-entering the political arena as the GOP candidate for county legislator in the second district. The veteran political scrapper will challenge incumbent Democrat Bridget Fleming of Noyac, who is seeking a third two-year term.
The East Hampton Town Board is expected to pass a resolution to hold a public hearing on legislation that would require town residents to obtain new beach parking permit stickers every five years.
Heavy winds caused scattered power outages across the Sag Harbor area on Monday afternoon, prompting some businesses to close up shop early.
Mayor Sandra Schroeder last week unveiled a tentative spending plan for the village of Sag Harbor’s fiscal year beginning June 1 that totals $11,261,290, up 3.28 percent or $357,276 from the current budget.
New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including one called the “Sunrise Wind” project.
The committee endorsed Andrew Strong for town justice, nominated five incumbents to run for town trustee and endorsed a Republican trustee who is seeking re-election.
The Village of North Haven’s fall leaf pick-up in 2019 will probably be its last, Mayor Jeff Sander said at Tuesday’s Village Board meeting. Ending the leaf pick-up beginning in 2020 is the only way to resolve the fundamental unfairness of a program that benefits only people who live on public roads but costs all taxpayers a total of $45,000 to $50,000, he said.
T.J. Maxx’s plan to expand the rear of its 33,000-square-foot store in Kimco Realty’s Bridgehampton Commons mall by 17,000 square feet to create space for a Marshalls or similar retail store cleared its last major procedural hurdle on Thursday, February 14, when the Southampton Town Planning Board voted 7-0 to grant it conditional site plan approval.
Ashley Falkowski is busy preparing to open OMO the Apothecary, a new store in the Promenade on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, slated to open March 1.
There was more pushback last week against the Harbor Committee’s proposed amendment of Sag Harbor’s waterways code to establish an “outer management area” beyond the breakwater and require boats mooring or anchoring there to register, provide proof of insurance and obtain a permit.
New York State is inching closer to adding Sag Harbor’s traditionally African-American neighborhoods to its Register of Historic Places, and recommending them for consideration on the National Register of Historic Places.
Developer Jay Bialsky’s proposed townhouse development at 2 West Water Street is officially slated for a new public hearing before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Presentation and Architectural Review.
The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to bar the use of plastic straws and the of polystyrene packaging at fast food and takeout establishments including restaurants, effective May 8.
Just 37 of the 108 members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor answered a school survey asking who plans to use the South Fork Commuter Connection.