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Mayor Gilbride: I Did It My Way

Posted on 01 July 2015

Come noon Monday, Brian Gilbride who has held elective office in Sag Harbor since 1994—15 years as a trustee and the last six as mayor—will leave public life.

Relocating Lost Ladybugs

Posted on 01 July 2015

In the past few months, scientists have suggested that we are in the middle of one of the biggest periods of mass extinction in the history of the planet, as people all over the world report dwindling numbers of rhinos, gorillas and Hawaiian crows, to name just a few.

Sag Harbor Walking Tour App Debuts

Posted on 01 July 2015

The Sag Harbor Partnership wants to encourage visitors to get their noses out of their cellphones and have a look around the village. But first they need them to stick their noses back into those same phones long enough to download their new Sag Harbor Walking Tour app.

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Inspiration Found by Racing with i-tri

Posted on 25 June 2015

Despite the mud and puddles on the ground and the rain and chill in the air on Saturday afternoon, i-tri’s sixth annual Turbo Tri fundraising triathlon at Maidstone Park in East Hampton was a well-attended success.

Shuttle Service Means Sagg Main Beach Is Just a Short Hop Away

Posted on 24 June 2015

If all goes according to plan, when the mint green Hampton Hopper pulls up in front of the Sag Harbor Cinema just before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, there will be line of kids waiting, beach bags in hand, for a ride to and from Sagg Main Beach.

Planting Cultural Seeds At Ross

Posted on 24 June 2015

For the past several months, fourth graders at the Ross School have been learning about Native American history and culture from their Shinnecock neighbors. Last week, they celebrated the culmination of their studies with a Green Corn Festival on the grounds of the campus on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton.

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At Long Last, Sag Harbor Bike Route Marked Out

Posted on 24 June 2015

Spraypainted images of bicycles accompanied by a pair of chevrons have appeared on some Sag Harbor Village streets over the past month without any fanfare.

Community Grant Winners Announced

Posted on 24 June 2015

The Long Island Community Foundation and the board of the All For the East End Fund have announced the second round of grants in the Building Stronger Neighborhood Program to support organizations serving Long Island’s East End.

Sunday Is Race Day

Posted on 24 June 2015

A bit of Americana returns to Sag Harbor this Sunday for the the third annual running of the Soap Box Derby. The festivities begin at 1 p.m. with a parade down Main Street, with the Derby King and Queen and the competitors homemade—and often stylishly customized—racecars on display.

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Bridgehampton CAC Revs Up Plans For Leaf Blower Ban

Posted on 24 June 2015

As second homeowners return to the East End for summer, and landscapers get to work preparing their lawns for the busy season, conversation at the monthly meeting of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee has once again turned to leaf blowers and how to keep them quiet.