Category | Government

Guardrails To Be Discussed

Posted on 15 October 2014

When the Suffolk County Department of Public Works installed new guardrails along a stretch of Long Beach Road between North Haven and Noyac, there was a groundswell of criticism from residents who said the new rails both spoiled the view and could pose a safety hazard for bicyclists and pedestrians. A petition seeking their removal [...]

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Great Street Honored

Posted on 15 October 2014

Deborah Alaimo Lawlor, a member of the American Planning Association, the organization that named Sag Harbor’s Main Street one of the 10 “Great Streets in America” earlier this month, presented a proclamation to that effect to the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday.

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Paid Ambulance Job Nixed for Now

Posted on 15 October 2014

One of the few large spending increases proposed in this year’s bare-to-the-bones budget for Sag Harbor Village, was a line item to allocate $63,500 to hire an administrator to oversee the operations of the all-volunteer Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps and provide the village with a paid first responder.

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East End Supervisors Budget $200,000 for Wastewater Management Plans

Posted on 15 October 2014

Southampton Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst and her East Hampton counterpart, Larry Cantwell, have both advocated for improving water quality on Long Island, and in their proposed budgets for 2015, each has allotted $100,000 to wastewater management plans.

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Environmental Impact Study Ordered for Potential CVS in Bridgehampton

Posted on 15 October 2014

At the end of a three-hour meeting on Thursday afternoon, the Southampton Town Planning Board ruled that it would require an environmental impact study for CVS pharmacy that has been proposed for a busy intersection in Bridgehampton.

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MTA Budget Plan Skewered

Posted on 08 October 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. last week said he was vehemently opposed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposal to fund its $32 billion 2015-19 capital program with the MTA Payroll tax. If this plan were to be implemented it would essentially make the tax permanent because the payroll tax would be used to [...]

Eastville Demolition Expected to Make Waves at Thursday’s Sag Harbor ARB Meeting

Posted on 08 October 2014

An application to build a new house at 11 Eastville Avenue that was approved by the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review late last month remains controversial. Georgette Grier-Key, the executive director of the Eastville Community Historical Society, said representatives from her organization planned to attend the ARB’s meeting on Thursday, October [...]

Bishop & Zeldin to Face Off in League of Women Voters Debate Next Week

Posted on 08 October 2014

Democratic U.S. Representative Tim Bishop will face off with his Republican challenger, Lee Zeldin, in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons next Thursday, October 16, at Westhampton Beach High School. The debate, which starts at 7 p.m., will consist of the candidates making timed opening and closing statements and [...]

North Haven Village Explores Future of 4-Poster Program to Fight Ticks

Posted on 08 October 2014

A week into the open of deer season for bow hunters, the North Haven Village Board passed a resolution at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting adopting a local law that would require that those bow hunting in North Haven to acquire a special village-issued permit.

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Plans for Waterfront Park in Sag Harbor Move Forward

Posted on 08 October 2014

After the discussion was reopened last year, a plan to develop a waterfront park under the Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge is moving forward.

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