The village of Saltaire was moved three notches to A-plus with a stable outlook from BBB-plus with an upgrade last week from Standard & Poor’s.

The upgraded the beach community with a permanent population of 49 based on strong wealth and income levels, high tax collections and good financial management. The village is on Fire Island, a favorite beach retreat for denizens of New York City looking to escape from urban living. Its summer population swells to about 2,000.

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