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New Preservation Group Sets Sights on Old Burying Grounds

Even though they’re long gone, the people who are buried in the South Fork’s oldest cemeteries often have a lot to say about the early days of the towns where they lived.

Benefit Planned to Support East End Outreach for Homeless

Looking to reaffirm its connections on the South Fork, Maureen’s Haven will hold its first “winter benefit and celebration” in Southampton from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 1 at Seasons of Southampton restaurant at 15 Prospect Street.

Village One Step Closer to Park After Lot Line Approval by Planning Board

The John Steinbeck Waterfront Park is one step closer to becoming a reality, as the Sag Harbor Planning Board on Tuesday granted a lot line modification.

Harbor Books Not Ready To Say Goodbye Yet

The proprietor of Harbor Books announced this weekend her lease will end at the end of February, meaning she has to find a new location.

Southampton Reorganizes Departments and Adopts Final Budget

The Southampton Town Board authorized a major reorganization of town departments last week when it adopted a final 2019 operating budget that totals about $102.65 million, up 3.3 percent from the current budget.

Hamptons Doc Fest Sharpens Its Focus

When Jimmy Chin and E. Chai Vasarhelyi set out to make “Free Solo,” they would make a climbing film that wasn’t about climbing. They would literally, and figuratively, defy heights and boundaries — capturing one man’s dream to conquer the vast granite wall of El Capitan unaided, a feat never accomplished before.

Talent and High Hopes for Lady Whalers Basketball Team

Chastin Giles and Katie Kneeland, and certainly their coach, Kevin Barron, remember what it felt like when an eight-point lead slipped away and Stony Brook celebrated a playoff victory on the Lady Whalers’ home floor to end last season.

Bridgehampton Focuses on Building Positive School Culture

Asked whether they agreed with the statement “Students in this school show respect for each other,” 9.9 percent strongly agreed; 24.7 agreed; 43.2 percent felt “neutral,” and 22.2 percent disagreed or strongly disagreed.

‘Express Sessions’ Looks at the Rise of Arts and Culture in Sag Harbor

From contemporary art galleries to iconic businesses like Canio’s Books, and cornerstone institutions including Bay Street Theater, the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum and the John Jermain Memorial Library, the cultural scene in Sag Harbor has been evolving to meet the needs of a changing world.

Bid for Fence Stalls Permit Vote; Failing Septic Systems an Issue in 2 Wetlands...

There are things the board has no authority to require, commented Mr. Parker, “but there are things we cannot allow.”

Grassroots Effort Got Out the Vote For Gershon in Sag Harbor Area

By the midterm elections earlier this month, Ms. Morris’s house had become ground zero for a get-out-the-vote operation that drew dozens of volunteers from across the South Fork. Main Street Conversations and its friends had become a well-oiled political-action machine, one of several local political groups and single volunteers energized to resist the Trump presidency from its beginning by supporting his opposition on Election Day.

Highway Super: Town Falling Behind on Roads

"Whatever you want to call it, the trend is changing. The water in the ocean is warmer, these storms are stronger and it’s putting stress on the infrastructure. And it’s putting a stress on the population that has a hard time dealing with the concept of having flooding issues.”

Pierson Field Hockey Stars Sign Letters of Intent

It’s a rare occurrence when two students from a small school like Pierson sign letters of intent to play Division I athletics in college on the same day. But then again, student athletes like Paige Schaefer and Charlotte Johnson don’t come along often.

Developer Scales Down West Water Street Condos Again

A scaled-down proposal for three condominium units at 2 West Water Street, showing less square footage and more open space, emerged during last Thursday’s meeting of the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review.

Corish Urges Village Board To Rethink Impound Lot Near Greenbelt

Twelve speakers pleaded with the board to reconsider its decision to put a 60-by-80 foot vehicle impound lot for the Sag Harbor Village Police Department on a 24-acre parcel it owns adjacent to the Long Pond Greenbelt.

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