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Bridgehampton School District Awards Construction Contracts

The Bridgehampton School awarded contracts to construction, electrical, plumbing and heating and cooling companies at Wednesday night’s school board meeting.

ZBA Grants All Variances For West Water St. Condo Project

With the fate of Sag Harbor’s proposed John Steinbeck Waterfront Park on many minds, the Sag Harbor Board of Zoning Appeals voted unanimously to grant all nine variances developer Jay Bialsky has been seeking to build a three-unit condominium at 2 West Water Street where a former motel-turned-residence now stands.

Town Grants CPF Revenues for Sag Harbor Water Quality Projects

The Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor celebrated the news this week that the Southampton Town Board has agreed to grant $264,000 in town Community Preservation Funds (CPF) for seven water quality projects in the village.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Being Aware Can Save Lives

Some women’s experiences suggest that public awareness of the risks, detection methods and treatment options associated with breast cancer varies widely.

A (Not So) Wild Cat Prowls Around Sag Harbor

What Steven Wright observed for several minutes was a caracal, a medium-sized wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia — an animal that is illegal to own under a 2003 state law aimed at protecting wild animals from private captivity.

Settlement Will Pay to Extend Public Water in Noyac

An insurance settlement of $67,000 for damage to a cistern on Northview Court in Noyac will be used by the Noyac Fire Protection District to help pay for extending public water.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

$174,500 for Southampton Brownfields Remediation

This grant will allow the town to identify petroleum and hazardous substance contamination issues at an estimated nine sites and evaluate remediation strategies for the properties.

School News: Killer Bees Visit ‘Today Show,’ Wellness Conference Thursday

They were in attendance with NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, who was part of the production team of “Killer Bees,” the documentary on the legendary basketball program in Bridgehampton.

Town Likely to Nix Bow Hunting for Deer on Sagaponack Golf Course

Mixing golf and bow hunting on the 35-acre Poxabogue Golf Course didn’t sound like a good idea to Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman last week.

BHPAR Approves Driveway Gate Over Neighbor’s Objection

The Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review last Thursday approved plans for a house renovation and new driveway gate for 23 Wooded Path over the objection of a neighbor who opposed the gate during a public hearing.

Congressional, State Senate and Assembly Candidates Up for Debate

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a debate on Thursday, October 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. for candidates running for state senate and assembly.

East Hampton Town Partners with CCOM on Septic Rebate Forum

Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) and the Town of East Hampton will hold a septic rebate question session on Monday, October 22, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the CCOM Office, 6 South Elmwood Avenue in Montauk.

Weevils Hard at Work Behind North Haven Village Hall

Five hundred new residents of North Haven are thriving in the brush behind village hall, chewing holes in an invasive weed that has been taking over woods and borders all over the region, including the brushy woods of the village.

Facing the Challenges of Health Insurance Costs

Karl Washwick didn’t have to think for long to come up with an example of what’s wrong with the nation’s health care system.

Public Hearing Set for T.J. Maxx Expansion in Bridgehampton

The Southampton Town Planning Board will hold a public hearing November 8 at 6 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall to hear comments from the community on a plan for the expansion of T.J. Maxx.

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Southampton Town Animal Control Picks Up Dead Caracal in Water Mill

Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.

A Conversation With Bonnie Michelle Cannon

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.

Editorial: Rules for the CACs

Should a Citizens Advisory Committee in Southampton Town play the role of advocate before the Town Planning Board, opposing or calling for modifications in development proposals?