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Editorials

Private Trees on Public Land

It was a serious mistake for East Hampton Village Mayor Jerry Larsen to hop aboard a concept for trees to be placed along the perimeter of a Main Beach lot at private expense.

Sep 29, 2022
Ian’s Message for the East End

Climate scientists say that catastrophic storms are increasing in intensity as the Earth’s atmosphere becomes warmer.

Sep 29, 2022
New Rules Needed as Air Traffic Spreads

Who knew that after Uber and Lyft took over the roads — and helicopter-flight apps took over the sky — that the bays and harbors would be next? That is apparently what the Suffolk Legislature has noticed coming.

Sep 22, 2022
An Election That Really, Really Matters

For the first time in ages, the race to be the East End’s member of the House of Representatives feels like it is about something big — freedom.

Sep 22, 2022
Time to Get Tougher on Zoning

There is a growing sense that town and village zoning laws are not up to the task of maintaining the region’s character.

Sep 15, 2022
The Money Launderer Next Door

Is East Hampton Town unwittingly playing a part in the secretive practice of shielding foreign wealth that may have been obtained improperly?

Sep 15, 2022
Wrong in the Right Lane

Bike lanes matter — a lot.

Sep 8, 2022
Democracy in the Balance

New York’s First Congressional District vote this fall between Bridget Fleming and Nicholas J. LaLota will be in the context of an election year in which democracy itself is at stake.

Sep 8, 2022
Rumble on Main Street

New York’s transportation law needs to be adapted to give local officials the right to regulate loud compression braking.

Sep 8, 2022
Slow Steps on Housing

A much-needed new affordable housing venture in East Hampton should not go without comment.

Sep 1, 2022
Soaring on Four Wheels

A hearty “Well done!” is owed the many hands who made Friday’s opening of the revamped and superb Lars Simenson Skatepark in Montauk possible.

Sep 1, 2022
No Parking at Idle

People who leave vehicles running when not necessary are creating real health and environmental dangers.

Sep 1, 2022