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Editorials

A New Way to Win

In an election that will have long-lasting repercussions, voters rejected three East Hampton Village incumbents on Tuesday, instead embracing a message of change.

Sep 17, 2020
Pantigo Power Grab

We were surprised to learn this week that a planned hospital annex to be built on a site off Pantigo Road would have a staff of just 14.

Sep 17, 2020
Work History

For all Jerry Larsen's ideas and promises, too many to count, it is difficult to assess just why he took on the difficult task of running for East Hampton Village mayor. A notable misstatement about his current work may provide a clue.

Sep 10, 2020
What Autumn Brings

Back to school always means back to sniffles and coughs, but how school districts will sort the wheat from the chaff this autumn remains to be seen.

Sep 10, 2020
No, Maybe, and Yes

For East Hampton Village mayor, one thing is certain: Jerry Larsen is the wrong choice.

Sep 3, 2020
We Choose Two

One thing that stands out for us in the race for East Hampton Village trustee, a.k.a. village board member, is the quality of the candidates. Each is solid, smart, and would be a very welcome addition to local leadership.

Sep 3, 2020
Police Record Law Says Open Up

It doesn’t look good for our local police departments to continue to withhold complaints against officers following a decision in federal court last week that they must be released.

Aug 27, 2020
Scanning the Village Candidates

Voting by absentee ballot has already begun in a rare, contested East Hampton Village Board election. And in the last weeks of a very long campaign, village voters will be paying close attention. Here’s what they might look for.

Aug 27, 2020
Ugly Divide Hits Here

Agree with the message or not, the online disparagement of the Montauk Brewing Company long after it posted online support for the Black Lives Matter movement has been deeply disappointing.

Aug 27, 2020
Hold Off on Hospital Site

At the moment, there appears to be just one local voice saying no to a proposed new hospital emergency annex on the site of two Little League fields centrally located off Pantigo Place in East Hampton.

Aug 20, 2020
Early Migrations

One of the subtle delights of August can be found along the bays and inside harbors on the East Coast, as the first migrating shorebirds arrive from the north.

Aug 20, 2020
Single-File and Other Rules of the Road

As much as they might improve a dangerous situation, new bicycle lanes will not be coming anytime soon to rescue East End roads.

Aug 20, 2020