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Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Celebrate 16 Years

Posted on 06 October 2014

The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt will celebrate the 16th anniversary of their annual Long Pond Greenbelt Celebration with a day of fun and activities at Vineyard Field, on the grounds of the South Fork Natural History museum at 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton. “Hike-Play-Explore: Discover the Long Pond Greenbelt!” will be held [...]

Man Arrested After East Hampton Manhunt

Posted on 03 October 2014

Sag Harbor Schools, like their counterparts in East Hampton, were briefly put on lockdown on Friday as East Hampton police sought a man, who was reportedly suicidal and had left his Springs home with a shotgun and headed toward the village.

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Sag Harbor Main Street Named a Top Street

Posted on 01 October 2014

As if we didn’t know it already.

Choked with traffic though it may be in the summer and nigh deserted come February, Sag Harbor’s Main Street is still one of the top 10 “Great Streets in America” for 2014, according to the American Planning Association.

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Sag Harbor School District Will Look Into Later Start Times

Posted on 01 October 2014

In an effort to listen to both concerned parents and tired students, the Sag Harbor Board of Education on Monday announced its goal to review options for a later school day start time.

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Bridgehampton Test Scores Fall in Wake of Common Core

Posted on 01 October 2014

Following the implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards last year and the immediate alignment of student assessments to the new curriculum, Bridgehampton School saw its scores on standardized tests drop across the board.

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East Hampton Town Supervisor Proposes $71.5 Million Budget

Posted on 01 October 2014

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell presented his proposed $71.5 million budget for the town in 2015 last week.

On Thursday, September 25, Mr. Cantwell released his tentative budget, which calls for a $1,490,349 increase in spending over this year. The proposed budget is $204,051 below the state-mandated 2-percent tax levy cap.

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Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton Voters Approve Library Budgets, Elect New Members

Posted on 01 October 2014

Sag Harbor voters overwhelming approved the John Jermain Memorial Library’s $2.4 million budget by a 198-32 margin on Monday.

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East Hampton Farm Museum to Revive the Past

Posted on 01 October 2014

In 1900, on the cusp of the 20th century, East Hampton was still a sleepy, farming and fishing community, with a growing summer colony, whose residents lived a life apart from the town’s year-round inhabitants. Modern conveniences, like electricity and indoor plumbing, were a luxury reserved for the well off. Other inventions, so common today, like the automobile, were still a novelty, rarely, if ever seen on local streets.

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Lighthouse Lantern Finds a New Home

Posted on 01 October 2014

Following a short procession with a police escort, the lantern, which once graced the top of the Cedar Island Lighthouse, made its way from the Sag Harbor Yacht Yard to a temporary home on the grounds of the Sag Harbor Historic and Whaling Museum on Friday morning.

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Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst Proposes $88.5 Million Budget for Southampton

Posted on 01 October 2014

Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst presented Southampton Town’s $88.5 million proposed operating budget for 2015 on Tuesday, September 30.

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