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Fire Destroys Sagaponack House

Posted on 15 September 2014

Fire swept through a vacant house on Main Street in Sagaponack early Monday morning.

According to Bridgehampton Fire Chief Gary Horsburgh, the initial call came in at 5:42 a.m. Second Assistant Chief Jeff White, who was the first member of the department on scene, found the south side of the house, at 850 Main Street, totally engulfed in flames, Chief Horsburgh said.

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Three Injured in Springs Fire

Posted on 13 September 2014

A fire gutted a house at 787 Accabonac Road in Springs early Saturday morning, sending three occupants to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The Springs Fire Department was called at approximately 4:25 a.m. Arriving firefighters found the house in flames and immediately called for mutual aid from the East Hampton, Amagansett and Sag Harbor fire departments.

Accident on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton Causes Traffic Delays

Posted on 12 September 2014

Southampton Town police officers and Bridgehampton Fire Department EMTs attend to the wounded driver of a semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of dirt that overturned at the intersection of Scuttlehole Road and Brick Kiln Road on Friday morning. The driver was subsequently transported to the hospital via helicopter for further treatment.

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Village Urged To Renew Yacht Yard Lease

Posted on 10 September 2014

In an 11th hour attempt to negotiate a new lease from the village for a quarter-acre lot he uses to store boats, Lou Grignon, the owner of the Sag Harbor Yacht Yard, appeared before the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday.

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Formula Business Law on Hold

Posted on 10 September 2014

A vote on proposed law to require formula or chain businesses to acquire special permits has been put off again in East Hampton Town.

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Money Matters

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday also voted to transfer $92,000 from a contingency fund to provide retroactive pay for members of the Sag Harbor Police Department, who received retroactive 2.5-percent raises from a three-member arbitration panel in August.

Village Code Housekeeping

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday passed four of five resolutions on its agenda that village attorney Fred W. Thiele Jr. characterized as housekeeping changes suggested by former village building inspector Tim Platt.


Sag Harbor Joins Airport Foes

Posted on 10 September 2014

Sag Harbor, which until Tuesday stood alone as the only municipality not taking a stand on the East Hampton Airport, came into the fold. Near the end of its monthly meeting, the village board hastily adopted a resolution offered by Trustee Ed Deyermond calling on the town to stop accepting grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration and develop a comprehensive plan to control noise and limit air traffic, including adopting a curfew.

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Civic Council Celebrates Milestone

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Noyac Civic Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a dinner dance at Harlow on the Long Wharf on Saturday, September 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. The Noyac Civic Council has recently hosted regional meetings to discuss aircraft noise and groundwater protection and continues to advocate for the community. The event will include [...]

Seeking Support for AIDS Patients

Posted on 10 September 2014

Although modern treatments are enabling HIV/AIDS patients to live long and healthy lives, many of them are unable to gain access to the care they need. Now Southampton Hospital’s David E. Rogers, MD Center for HIV/AIDS has teamed up with GoodCircle in a crowd funding project to raise more than $20,000 to provide to support to HIV/AIDS patients living on the East End for the next two years.