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Sag Harbor has hole at its heart; investigators have ruled out arson
Smoke billowed from the doors of the Sag Harbor Cinema early Friday morning as firefighters worked to control a blaze that damaged or destroyed six buildings. Michael Heller
Firemen braved frigid temperatures and windy conditions as they fought the fire on Main Street in Sag Harbor on Friday morning. Michael Heller
The East Hampton Fire Department’s tower ladder truck was in one of the most challenging spots, with strong winds blowing water and smoke directly at firefighters. Michael Heller



On Tuesday morning, demolition workers continue to take away the debris after knocking down the Compass building in Sag Harbor. Taylor K. Vecsey

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The Montauk School's High Notes, an all-female extra-curricular choral group, recently took second place in a singing competition sponsored by Cablevision's News 12. Rick White

Keith Grimes Inc. worked to demolish the building at 84 Main Street in Sag Harbor, three days after a fire gutted it and undermined its structural integrity.
Keith Grimes Inc. demolished the Sag Harbor Cinema, at the request of village officials who said it was in danger of immediate collapse.

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By Saturday, there was a large hole where the Sag Harbor Cinema once stood on Main Street.Carissa Katz

New appraisals leave Bistrian family and East Hampton Town far apart

The Wharf Shop, which opened on Friday despite the closure of Main Street, posted its hours for all to see on Facebook. The store is staying open late on Saturday. The Wharf Shop
There's an empty space where the front of the Sag Harbor Cinema used to be.
The area around the scene of Friday's massive fire on Main Street is barricaded off, but the rest of Main Street is open for business.