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  •     Page at 63 Main, a restaurant in Sag Harbor, took a giant leap Tuesday toward the establishment of a backyard seating garden there. A permit approval of the newest site plan is expected at the village planning board’s next meeting, on Sept. 24.

  •    Randy Meech, a resident of Shelter Island and Brooklyn and an avid fisherman, has recently developed an application, Tides Near Me. He usually uses his management and engineering skills to develop applications for large Internet-based companies. This, however, was seen as meeting a need, and so he took it on.

  • He has been open about the process, believing that sharing his story might help people understand and accept him and others in similar situations.
  •     A public meeting to determine whether tiny Sagaponack Village gets a police force all its own — “the last one before the board decides yea or nay,” promised Mayor Donald Louchheim when the village board met on Monday — will take place on Sept. 7 at 9 a.m.

        The board will hear views pro and con at that time, said the mayor, this time including line-by-line budgets. An Aug. 10 meeting, attended by 100 or so residents, did not provide detailed numbers and ended with more questions than answers.

  •    Approximately 1,600 horses will arrive in Bridgehampton tomorrow for the Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the largest outdoor horse shows in the country. The competition will begin on Sunday; the horses are making their entrance a day earlier than usual this year to help ease the chaos on Saturday, according to Shanette Barth Cohen, the show’s executive director. The eight-day event, which is in its third decade, will end on Sept. 1.

  • About 100 Sagaponack residents appeared at the Village Hall on Saturday at an informational meeting on whether the village should establish its own police force, and the result was more questions than answers
  •     “It was a mistake. We’re sorry. . . . It will not happen again,” Sagaponack Village Mayor Donald Louchheim said Monday of a weekend-long event hosted by Ivy Connect at a private house in the village.

  •    “I want to write about that,” I said, as I often do upon hearing about something I think sounds interesting, fun, and that the world would benefit from. The response from my new friend Bradley Francis, who I met a few weeks ago at a Wailers concert in Amagansett and again at Sunset Beach on Shelter Island, was “Okay, we’ll get you on a flight with us tomorrow.” Minutes later, his friend asked me a few questions and I was confirmed from LGA to ATL the next afternoon.

  •    Simply Sublime on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton has just celebrated its first year in business, with edible offerings that range from cookies to kombucha and customers that range from construction workers to yoginis on a cleanse.
        “I like coming to work and helping the community,” said Alison Burke, who owns the cafe with her sister, Juliette Logie. Their original concept was to open a coffee bar, but it became much more.

  • Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst is not so sure that Sagaponack Village Mayor Donald Louchheim’s plan to establish a village police force will save the money he hopes it will

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