Archive | March, 2009

Library Decides to Go Ahead with Referendum

Posted on 26 March 2009

It has been nearly three months since the John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) hosted a community workshop to generate ideas on a future renovation and/or relocation of the library. At the previous meeting, held in early December, workshop participants laid out three different options for the future of the library: renovating and expanding the existing [...]

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May Demolish Barons Cove Motel to Make Way for Resort Spa

Posted on 26 March 2009

Although real estate sales are slowing and the economy is sluggish, the new owner of the Baron’s Cove Inn Motel, KBR Sag Harbor LLC, is preparing for an economic upturn and is forging ahead with plans to create an upscale resort and spa on the West Water Street property. On Tuesday night, at the Sag [...]

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Discover 3-Year-Old, $5 Million Error

Posted on 26 March 2009

Blaming human error, a discovery of an unallocated $4.9 million from the 2005-2006 budget year has further muddied the financial waters at Southampton Town Hall. In addition, the issue has created a greater schism on the town board. On Monday, Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot and Deputy Supervisor Bill Jones held a press conference to [...]

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Gateway Approval Celebrated by Fans

Posted on 26 March 2009

Generally at town board meetings, audience members are asked not to clap or boo for any project that is up for discussion — but on Tuesday night, the Southampton Town board room erupted in applause after three resolutions pertaining to the Sag Harbor Gateway Study were unanimously adopted. The Sag Harbor Gateway Study represents a [...]

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Wiggleboy at The Steven Talkhouse – Alex’s Promise Benefit

Posted on 25 March 2009

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Actors ask “Who Dunnit…?” The Answer: practically everybody

Posted on 25 March 2009

Pierson High School’s spring musical is this weekend and on Monday, rehearsals looked downright chaotic. Girls in corsets and boys in top hats or turbans came and went in a whirlwind while the scenes proceeded in fits and starts. Despite their best efforts, no one knows for sure exactly what will happen on opening night [...]

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Village Sued By Denied Day Spa

Posted on 25 March 2009

  After the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) denied The Style Bar’s application for a parking variance on December 16, 2008, Peri and Ira Gurfein, owners of the business, decided to file an Article 78 lawsuit against the village over the ZBA’s decision. New York State Supreme Court proceedings on the case are [...]

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Not Quite Right Yet: Teams Struggle in Scrimmages

Posted on 25 March 2009

By Benito Vila The word “twitterpated” wonderfully describes the eager promise of spring; it’s a sudden, enjoyable excitement brought on by feeling free of winter and seeing brand new possibilities. With being twitterpated though there comes an awkwardness that makes the simple impossible and the difficult unimaginable. And so it was this week as the [...]

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Preliminary Budget Eyed

Posted on 25 March 2009

By Marissa Maier The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees and the village department heads rolled up their sleeves last Friday, March 20, and pored over a tentative draft of the village budget for 2009 to 2010 totaling $7.4 million. The meeting was the first in a series the village will hold before finalizing the [...]

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Little League: Older Divisions Set

Posted on 25 March 2009

In what is annually the most difficult meeting of the year, the Sag Harbor Bridgehampton Little League board met Tuesday to review the results of Sunday’s player evaluations. What makes that meeting so difficult are not the tallies but the preferences of certain parents, which are often in conflict with Little League International guidelines; those [...]

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