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With No Clear Option for Later Start Times, School District Asks Community for Help

Posted on 12 December 2014

After hosting seven workshops in less than two months, the Sag Harbor School District has made headway on researching ways to move school start times later, but remains far from ready to implement a change.

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Sag Harbor School Board Considers Adjustments to Videotaping Policy

Posted on 12 December 2014

Rounding out a six-month trial period of videotaping its meetings for public broadcast, the Sag Harbor Board of Education decided Tuesday it will continue to record them, but not without making a few adjustments to the policy.

New Vote Set for January 20 in Bridgehampton

Posted on 11 December 2014

The two candidates in the disputed Bridgehampton fire commissioner election have agreed to a rematch on January 20.

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Southampton Planners Present Comprehensive Water Protection Plan

Posted on 10 December 2014

Local officials, planners and members of the Urban Harbors Institute held two public workshops last week, about the first draft of Southampton’s Water Protection Plan.

Housing Trust Closes on Cottages

Posted on 10 December 2014

The Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust Inc. announced this week that it had finalized the purchase for $1.25 million of The Cottages, a nine-unit rental development on Route 114 just outside Sag Harbor Village.

Questions for Proposed Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 10 December 2014

A bid to have Sag Harbor Village join a regionwide ban on most single-use plastic shopping bags received is first major pushback on Tuesday night at a public hearing before the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees.

North Fork Residents Ask East Hampton Town Board to Ban Helicopters

Posted on 10 December 2014

Just two days after environmental analysts explained just how widespread the East Hampton Airport noise problem is, several residents of the North Fork traveled to a town board meeting to ask the town to once again consider its neighbors to the north and ban helicopters.

East Hampton Town Board Consider Law to Restrict January Bowhunting on Town Parkland

Posted on 09 December 2014

A possible amendment to East Hampton Town’s hunting regulations attracted comments from hunters, hikers and environmentalists at the town board’s meeting on Thursday, December 4.

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Gifts of Local Creativity at Hayground’s Homegrown for the Holidays

Posted on 04 December 2014

Artisans and creative vendors from across the South Fork will share their crafts, food and ideas at the annual holiday bazaar Homegrown for the Holidays, this Saturday, December 6, at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. Handmade and custom goods like beach glass jewelry, custom knit hats and ocean inspired pillows will fill dozens of booths.

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Sag Harbor Terminates Building Inspector

Posted on 03 December 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Board in a split vote on Wednesday voted to terminate the employment of building inspector Jose Escalante.

Mayor Brian Gilbride and Trustees Ed Deyermond and Ken O’Donnell voted to end his probationary employment, while Trustees Sandra Schroeder and Robby Stein abstained.

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