Southampton Local Business
Yesterday | via Curbed
One thing most people agree on: Southampton needs another supermarket. But where? On Tuesday night, at a fourth public hearing regarding the plan to build a new King Kullen shopping center on CR-39, opponents point out that traffic is already a nightmare there. Comment?
Yesterday | via Patch.com
A lawsuit filed earlier last month against the towns of Southold, Southampton and Riverhead and the villages of Southampton and Sag Harbor by the Suffolk County Legal Aid Society has been settled recently in state court. The Legal Aid Society filed the lawsuit over the justice court facilities in the towns, stating that they don't have a proper, private meeting space for lawyers and defendants in custody to meet which forces them to meet in front of a law enforcement personnel, violating the defendant's constitutional rights, according to The Suffolk Times. Comment?
Sunday Mar 22 | via People
Good Morning America 's Lara Spencer and her husband, David Haffenreffer, are divorcing amicably after 15 years together, according to Page Six . "After a lot of thought, care and consideration, we have decided to end our marriage," the couple said in a statement to Page Six. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Curbed
The Hills at Southampton is the controversial new development planned for East Quogue. Discovery Land Company, the developers, are seeking to build 118 homes and an 18-hole golf course on about 500 acres. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Albany Times Union
The Empire Center is out with a benchmarking or ranking of property tax rates and they have found that based on each $1,000 worth of home value, Binghamton residents have the highest tax burden statewide. Part of that is due to the struggling city's low home prices, and what is likely a high overhead and school cost that plagues lots of upstate communities. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via Curbed
East Hampton residents are split on the impact of proposed new regulations to limit aircraft noise at the airport. Some say quality of life is affected by loud planes and helicopters, while others say that limiting aircraft will deal a blow to local businesses . Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via Newsday
Collectors, designers and developers looking for their next statement piece will get a chance to find one at a large auction of salvaged historical artifacts. Urban Archaeology, a former salvage company that years ago switched to manufacturing tile, lighting and bathroom accessories based on iconic designs, is auctioning off approximately 6,000 artifacts March 27-28. Comment?
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