Category | Government

Expecting a Tax Windfall? Guess Again.

Posted on 01 April 2015

As the Watchcase condominiums continue to take shape, transforming the once derelict Bulova building on Division Street in Sag Harbor into luxury housing, one might think the village’s tax base will be getting a huge boost soon.

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Potholes Wreak Havoc on East End Roads

Posted on 01 April 2015

By Mara Certic Meteorologists say the snow should be finished for the year, but potholes are serving as a constant reminder to drivers that this winter was a rough one. While local highway crews are working on repairs, some are advising drivers to buckle up, because April could be an even bumpier ride. Freezing temperatures [...]

Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Will Get Some Paid Help

Posted on 01 April 2015

The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps will join the growing number of East End emergency providers whose ranks will be bolstered by part-time, on-call paramedics.

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Hearing Set on Wetland Law

Posted on 25 March 2015

The Sag Harbor Village Board earlier this month voted to extend the moratorium on processing wetlands permits until June 1 and scheduled an April 14 hearing on its revised wetlands law.

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Plans Coming Down the Pike

Posted on 25 March 2015

The Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review took its first look at two new projects in the historic district as preliminary discussion items when it met on Monday, March 23.

Lower Speed Limits?

Posted on 25 March 2015

A lower speed limit may be coming to Sag Harbor. At its March 14 meeting, the village board passed what is known as a home rule request, a resolution asking the state legislature to allow it to reduce its speed limit on most village streets from 25 mph to 20 mph.

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Bag Ban Coming

Posted on 25 March 2015

The Sag Harbor Village Board on March 14 agreed that it would join most other East End municipalities in adopting a bag on single-use plastic bags.

Despite February Dip, CPF Continues to Climb

Posted on 25 March 2015

The Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund, which earlier this year surpassed more than $1 billion in revenue since its inception in 1999, continues to see robust revenues, according to state Assemblyman Fred. W. Thiele Jr.

Page Tangles With Sag Harbor Planning Board Again

Posted on 25 March 2015

The uneasy cease-fire in the battle between Page at 63 Main and Sag Harbor Village officials over the restaurant’s expansion efforts ended when the village planning board again took up the application on Tuesday, March 24.

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Bridgehampton CAC Review Deer Management, Water Quality Programs

Posted on 25 March 2015

Two guest speakers took up a large portion of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, March 23, explaining issues and answering questions about two of the biggest concerns on the East End: water quality and deer population.