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Editorials

Money Into the Mud

Once again, people are asking us what the heck is wrong with Town Pond.

Nov 23, 2022
Official Complicity

A lawsuit on behalf of the family of two women killed in a Noyac house fire in August points correctly to the complicity of local governments in a massive, often unsafe, and effectively unregulated housing economy.

Nov 23, 2022
Help With Heating

Help with paying for heating by way of HEAP can make lives easier in winter for the poorest residents.

Nov 23, 2022
Bad Days for Noise Control

Only in the topsy-turvy world of government could an honest effort by a town to reduce noise and air pollution be required to submit to an analysis of such a move’s negative effect on the environment.

Nov 17, 2022
Another Weak Opening Day for Scallops

Sunday was opening day in East Hampton Town waters for scallop harvesting, and, while there were some to be found, the haul for those who braved the wind and rain was about what was expected — poor.

Nov 17, 2022
All Hail the Wild Places

One giant preservation puzzle remains to be solved: What to do about Plum Island.

Nov 17, 2022
Too Little Known on East Lake Buy

East Hampton Town needs to make clear what it is up to in buying a nearly 19-acre piece of vacant land off East Lake Drive in Montauk.

Nov 10, 2022
A Vote for Community Well-Being

With the approval of a new .5-percent tax on most real estate sales for affordable housing, there is a serious risk of misuse and political influence taking precedence over sound decision-making.

Nov 10, 2022
Propositions One, Two, Three

Most East End voters will find three propositions on the back of their ballots this election, labeled One, Two, and Three. We believe that each should be approved.

Nov 3, 2022
A Threat to Democracy

The scope of what will happen if the Republican Party takes control of the House is mind-boggling.

Nov 3, 2022
Airport Interests’ Risky Gamble

Helicopter companies and others who sued East Hampton Town over its attempt to gain more control of its airport won a temporary victory in state court last week, but the celebration was premature.

Oct 27, 2022
Kathy Hochul for New York

In the race for New York governor, there is only one real choice.

Oct 27, 2022