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Editorials

Their Own Worst Enemy

Remarkably, the arguments in favor of keeping East Hampton Airport in operation were generally without substance.

Sep 16, 2021
Amagansett Saying, ‘Stop!’

Building is out of control in the Town of East Hampton and is changing cherished neighborhoods in the blink of an eye.

Sep 16, 2021
In Basements, a Push and Pull

In 2015, when East Hampton Village officials took on a growing trend of extra-large residential basements, their concern was that the extra living space brought with it a range of complications.

Sep 16, 2021
Behind Closed Doors

The public is not invited. That is the message of a recent East Hampton Village Board decision to go from holding meetings twice each month to just once.

Sep 9, 2021
Airport Middle Ground

Any and all concerned with East Hampton Airport will have an opportunity tonight at 7 to say just how they feel.

Sep 9, 2021
Spot Zoning: A Bad Sign

So-called spot zoning is illegal in New York State, which made a recent East Hampton Town Planning Board decision to recommend just that a head-scratcher.

Sep 9, 2021
Chance for Albany Reform

Ranking states in terms of corruption is difficult, but if it were possible New York certainly could claim a top position.

Sep 2, 2021
An Avoidable Death

The death of Devesh Samtani, an 18-year-old summer visitor who had been struck by a car while walking on the side of the road in Amagansett at night last month, was an avoidable tragedy.

Sep 2, 2021
Secret Spots Not Needed

This is one of those years when nature has looked with favor on the East End, providing us with a beach plum harvest for the ages.

Sep 2, 2021
Doomed From the Start

The United States was never going to win in Afghanistan.

Aug 26, 2021
Springs Needs More Green Space, Not Less

One warning sign is that the present town board is not to be trusted when it comes to recreational or environmentally significant areas.

Aug 26, 2021
Zoning for More

In what could be the first of sweeping relaxation of zoning laws, the East Hampton Village Board last week made it easier for the owners of large properties to get more of what they apparently wanted.

Aug 26, 2021