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David Brooks wrote the other day about his fear that America might soon become a kakistocracy, and, of course, I had to look the word up. Derived from ancient Greek, it means, “government by the worst men.”

It’s easy to say that Namibia is “a land that time forgot,” or even “a people that time forgot.” But millenniums ago, the Khoisan learned and adopted a way of life that served them well.
"The shed that houses that cables for the antennas on the Tower ignited," according to Mickey Valcich, the Montauk Fire Department's first assistant chief.
The East Hampton Village Board will hold a public hearing on Friday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m. on a proposed law that would require updated wastewater treatment systems for all new residences and for existing ones whose floor area is expanded by 25...
A traffic stop on Dec. 30 led to the biggest drug bust in recent memory in Sag Harbor Village. The defendants, who remain in jail due to the serious charges against them, allegedly had large amounts of heroin, hydrocodone pills, and marijuana in...
Residents of Montauk delivered a catalog of complaints to the East Hampton Town Board at its work session at the hamlet’s firehouse on Tuesday, with year-round residents fuming that they were in the dark with respect to a hamlet study they fear is...
When the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 11 a.m. tomorrow, it will be the first meeting in that body’s 93-year history — in everyone’s recollection, at least — with a woman as the chair.
Faced with challenges in the commercial district, the East Hampton Village Board decided at a meeting last Thursday to undertake a downtown commercial study.
Sag Harbor Village intends to use part of a 24-acre site off the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to build an 80-by-60-foot paved parking lot, where vehicles seized by the Police Department would be stored.
A GoFundMe page has been established on behalf of the family of Shannon Whelan, a Sag Harbor native and mother of three who died on Jan. 6 after going into cardiac arrest upon her arrival in Sydney, Australia.
A report completed in November by a consultant to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation identified “four distinct areas of concern” with respect to perfluorinated chemicals in groundwater around East Hampton Airport in...
Second House, the oldest structure in Montauk, will benefit from a $450,000 restoration project, the East Hampton Town Board announced at the close of its business in 2018.
The Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center, the Children's Museum of the East Hampton, the Spur, and the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery were among the recipients of the millions awarded locally by the state’s Regional Economic...