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Eastville Cemetery Historical Marker Dedicated

Posted on 02 May 2015

Members of the Eastville Community Historical Society gathered at the old St. David A.M.E. Zion Church Cemetery on Eastville Avenue in Sag Harbor Saturday morning to unveil a new historic marker.

Harbor Market & Kitchen Opens in Sag Harbor

Posted on 30 April 2015

The new Harbor Market & Kitchen, which has been embroiled in a contentious dispute with its neighbors for the past several months, opened for business in Sag Harbor on Thursday.


Page Files Federal Suit Against Sag Harbor Village

Posted on 29 April 2015

The restaurant Page at 63 Main, which has been at loggerheads with the Village of Sag Harbor for more than a year over its efforts to renovate and expand the business, has filed a federal lawsuit against the village.

Pilot Project To Target Sludge at Sag Harbor Sewage Treatment Plant

Posted on 29 April 2015

It’s a little slice of the Sag Harbor Village waterfront, nestled between the Sag Harbor Yacht Club and the Breakwater Yacht Club, that most people would rather not think about. But with the summer season just around the corner, the operators of the village’s 1970s-era sewage treatment plant are gearing up for the annual—how to say this politely?—spike in volume that inevitably accompanies the crowds who fill village bars and restaurants.

Sag Harbor School Board Approves Field Trip to Cuba

Posted on 29 April 2015

Following rave reviews from a group of students who recently returned from a field trip to Spain, the Sag Harbor Board of Education on Monday, April 27, approved a Pierson High School extracurricular field trip to Cuba.

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Sharp Decline Expected in Bridgehampton School Taxes

Posted on 29 April 2015

Bridgehampton residents can expect to see lower taxes next year, as property assessments in the hamlet are expected to increase significantly, according to preliminary estimates from the Town of Southampton Assessor’s office. Although the number is not finalized, town Assessor Lisa Goree confirmed on Tuesday, April 28, that the Bridgehampton School District’s tax base will see an increase of about $252 million—or nearly $100 million more than in the three years prior.

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Test Refusal Rates Soar Across the East End

Posted on 29 April 2015

For the first time, the New York State Education Department has asked the Board of Cooperative Educational Services to compile data from school districts to learn what percentage of students in the state refused to take its tests in grades three through eight. Parents who opposed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to linked overarching and controversial educational reforms to the state’s budget and the amount set aside for school aid, have voiced their dissent by having their children “refuse the tests,” or not sit for the exams, which cover English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics.

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Residents Will Get Chance to Comment on Noyac Road Redesign Next Month

Posted on 29 April 2015

Residents who are unhappy with changes to the traffic pattern in front of Cromer’s Market on Noyac Road in Noyac will have the opportunity to air their grievances to the Southampton Town Board and Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor next month, Councilwoman Bridget Fleming announced on Tuesday.

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Peconic Baykeeper Resigns

Posted on 29 April 2015

Peconic Baykeeper Brady Wilkins, who replaced Kevin McAllister in the position just last fall, has resigned.

Celebrating Steinbeck: Sag Harbor’s Favorite Literary Resident

Posted on 27 April 2015

Though John Steinbeck is known the world over as an author defined by his West Coast roots and his embodiment of the every man spirit, in his later life Sag Harbor was the place that truly became home for him. This weekend, Sag Harbor celebrates John Steinbeck, arguably its most famous resident, with a series of events including a community dog walk inspired by Charley, Steinbeck’s standard poodle and his stalwart traveling companion.