Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation granting the Village of Sag Harbor authority over waterways beyond the present 1,500-foot boundary, expanding its jurisdictional reach into an additional area in East Hampton Town waters.
Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, begins Tuesday evening. The Jewish Center of the Hamptons, Chabad of the Hamptons, Temple Adas Israel, and the Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons will hold services that evening and the next day.
East Hampton Village’s zoning board of appeals is likely to grant a freshwater wetlands permit to the East Hampton Town Trustees allowing the trustees to use village-owned property at the end of Cove Hollow Road for access, staging, and dewatering the spoil from a proposed dredging of the Georgica Cove portion of Georgica Pond.
East Hampton Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to pack meals and make deliveries to homebound residents in Montauk, Amagansett, Sag Harbor, East Hampton Village, Springs, Wainscott, and Northwest Woods.
Voters in Bridgehampton and Sagaponack on Saturday approved the Hampton Library’s 2017 budget of approximately $1.67 million. The final tally from Bridgehampton voters was 40 to 3 in favor, while those in Sagaponack approved it 17 to 0.
Edwina von Gal of the Perfect Earth Project, a Springs organization that promotes toxin-free landscaping, addressed the board and proposed a partnership in which Perfect Earth would cite the village as a toxin-free municipality.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District and Bridgehampton and Sagaponack School Districts will decide the fate of the proposed 2017 budgets for the John Jermain Memorial Library and Hampton Library, respectively, during budget votes coming up in the next week.