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Many Residents Voice Opposition to Proposed Pond Lane Closure at Southampton Village Board Meeting

Is Pond Lane Protected as a ‘Historic’ Road? Both State and Local Experts Say No.

11th Annual San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons Rescheduled for Weekend of Oct. 14-15

Southamptonfest Has Plenty To Offer for Festival Goers

Springs School Teachers Revive Course on Local History

East Hampton Town Seeks Contempt of Court Order Against Montauk Restaurant

Preserving East Hampton’s History as Traced on Gravestones

Springs School Teachers Revive Course on Local History

Sag Harbor Village Seeking To Encourage More Accessory Apartments

Library Board, Budget Votes in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton This Week

Filmmakers Damas and Jackson Hope To Start a Conversation With ‘Speak to Me,’ Screening at Bay Street

Neighbor Accepts Proposed Pool, Eases Pressure On Review Panel in Sag Harbor Village


Take a Shot

While it may feel to a majority of the population that the long nightmare that was the COVID-19 pandemic is over, the disease continued to...

Ship to Shore

Sag Harbor is a great American small town, so it’s no surprise that tourists flock to the village in the summer — or that American...

Too Many Questions

It has been a long three years in the Village of Sag Harbor. As residents and their elected officials tried to balance a growing interest...


IconA Public Benefit

In last week’s Press, a group called “Southampton Citizens for Accountable Tax Spending” paid for a full-page advertisement, with the misleading title “Save Pond Lane and Taxpayers’ Money.” This group does not list its members or who actually funded this advertisement. Informed public debate must be based on the facts, not misinformation or a whisper campaign. The conservancy has repeatedly offered, to no avail, to meet with those who we believe paid for this advertisement. Here are the facts: The...

IconDon’t Forget Me

This is Pyrrhus Concer again. I’m so glad you’re back to hear more of my, as you might say, “rags-to-riches” story. I know many of you just can’t believe that slavery was right here in the North, and definitely not in the beautiful Village of Southampton. But it’s absolutely true. My mom, Violet, was owned by the Cooper family, and, as I mentioned last week, I was born in Cooper Hall. I don’t have any fond memories of Cooper Hall,...

Despite Forecast, Nearly 1,300 Compete in Hamptons Marathon Festival of Races

Hurricanes Come Up Short at Home Against East Islip

No varsity football coach will look at an eight-game schedule and automatically pencil in a ....

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East Hampton Field Hockey Stays Unbeaten After Shootout Win

When the East Hampton field hockey team shot off to a 5-0 start this season, ...

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Homecoming Victory Marks First Time Whalers Have Won Back-to-Back Matches

The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls volleyball team defeated the Ross School, 3-0, on Friday at homecoming, and ...

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Boots on the Ground Presents ‘The Chalk Garden,’ a Show Filled With Comedy and Mystery

What To See at This Year’s Hamptons International Film Festival

Each year, David Nugent, Artistic Director of the Hamptons International Film Festival, and his team…

The East End Dead Poets Society Is Alive and Well at Duck Creek

“We’ve got to believe Whitman was here,” said Grace Schulman sitting on a bench at the end of…

Sag Harbor American Music Festival Returns

The Sag Harbor American Music Festival is getting back to basics this year. From September 28…