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Pierson Pulls Off Last-Second Win Over Bridgehampton

The way the Pierson and Bridgehampton boys were playing basketball on Friday night, the game could have easily ended in favor of either team.

Developer to Scale Down Part of West Water Street Townhouse Plan

In an effort to gain more support for his proposed West Water Street townhouses from Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review, developer Jay Bialsky has announced he is scaling down one of the proposed buildings.

Former Stella Maris School Gets New Name — and New Construction Estimate

The Sag Harbor School Board on Monday voted unanimously to rename Stella Maris the Sag Harbor Learning Center and to separately name its auditorium-gymnasium for Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.

New Option Surfaces at 11th Hour for Sag Harbor Police Impound Yard

With the Village of Sag Harbor poised to ignore a chorus of critics and begin building a vehicle impound lot for the Village Police...

Bay Street Kicks Off ‘Friday Night Flicks” with Eye on Environment

Globally, toxic chemicals are ubiquitous, health and environmental experts agree. They are in the food, water and soil, packaging, hygiene products and electronics — a fact many consumers refuse to accept.

Talking Birds and Their Survival in Winter at Rogers Memorial Library

Birding, to those in the know, is more than just a hobby. “I call it a lifestyle,” said Frank Quevedo, executive director of the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center.

Spirit Night Packs the House at Pierson

In front of a standing-room-only crowd at Pierson High School on Friday night, the varsity boys and girls basketball teams put on a show with a pair of victories in front of an adoring home crowd.

Split Board Postpones Vote on Townhouses as Developer Speaks Up

The review board took a straw poll and found two members were in favor and two members were opposed, before the newest board member was instructed to take more time to fully review the application.

Journalists and Community Members Come Together to Discuss the Future of Media

Community members and journalists had a chance to come together on Friday in a forum allowing them to achieve a greater understanding of each other’s points of view on a wide range of issues.

Sag Harbor Planning Board Closes Hearing on Waterfront Townhouses

Developer Jay Bialsky’s proposal for a three-unit townhouse complex on West Water Street inched toward a ruling by the Sag Harbor Planning Board on Tuesday even as controversy continued to plague the plans.

‘Last Mile’ Bus Service Secured for LIRR’s South Fork Commuter Runs

With just weeks to go before the Long Island Rail Road’s “South Fork Commuter Connection” train service begins on March 4, the Southampton Town Board on Tuesday agreed to contract with the Hampton Jitney and the Hampton Hopper bus service to provide “last mile” transportation to and from the Bridgehampton and Southampton train stations to and from local employment centers, including downtown Sag Harbor and Pierson Middle-High School.

Southampton Town Board Adopts Affordable Apartment Law

The Southampton Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow homeowners with lots as small as half an acre — but only in “Census-designated” areas with populations of less than 500 people per square mile — to build accessory apartments in their single-family homes.

Point of Attack: Pierson’s Chastin Giles Drives the Engine for Lady Whalers

Chastin Giles moved to the Sag Harbor School District after a promising freshman season playing point guard at Mercy High School in Riverhead. In an instant, she became a small-town girl with big-time dreams.

Joan Osborne Comes to Suffolk Theater with Songs as a Lifeline

Joan Osborne will play a concert on Friday, January 25, at 8 p.m. at the Suffolk Theater, located at 118 East Main Street in Riverhead.

Grant Denial Stalls Plan To Renovate Long Wharf

Following the rejection of Sag Harbor’s application for about $2.5-million in state waterfront revitalization funds, the village’s approximately $3-million, long-discussed plan to restore and renovate Long Wharf appears to be on hold while the Village Board ponders how to pay for it.

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A Welcome Return For Sag Harbor’s HarborFest

HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.

Dead Air Surrounds WLNG Tower Application

Over a year ago, when COVID-19 led to an influx of full-time residents in Sag Harbor, village officials scrambled to improve cellular service, which by all accounts suffered considerably as more people competed for limited bandwidth.

Sag Harbor Names New Clerk-Administrator

The reshuffling continues in the Sag Harbor Municipal Building, where on Tuesday, the Village Board named Kate Locascio, who has served as the village tax clerk, to replace Beth Kamper as village clerk-administrator. Ms. Kamper will retire on Thursday, September 23.