Skip to main content


The Elephant in the (Affordable) Room

Most, if not nearly all, of the Airbnb hosts in East Hampton Town are breaking the law.

May 26, 2022
The Chicago Precedent

Like Chicago in 2003, East Hampton Town owns its airport, free of promises to the F.A.A. But unlike in the Windy City, there is a growing contingent of residents who say East Hampton’s should be closed.

May 19, 2022
Unfortunate Return of Stop-and-Frisk

There should no longer be any mistaking the racist core of what has become of the Republican Party, both nationally and in our own state.

May 19, 2022
Not So Fast on Harbor Ferry

The waters around Sag Harbor and Shelter Island have become incredibly busy in recent years. Adding regular ferry trips seems unwise.

May 12, 2022
Airport Reborn, or Not

Whether meaningful reductions in flights by the most noxious aircraft will be achieved remains to be seen.

May 12, 2022
Fine Day for a Run

The organizers of the May 1 5K run in East Hampton Village deserve the highest praise.

May 12, 2022
Another Round on the Shoreline

About half of the East Hampton Town shoreline is eroding. Sea level rise will increase the affected area to all of the town’s waterfront over time. These are the key points in a draft policy document released last week intended to guide officials as they contemplate how to prepare.

May 5, 2022
The Court’s Assault on Freedom

A January survey conducted by CNN found that 69 percent of Americans were opposed to overturning the landmark case of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the 1992 opinion limiting the right to an abortion but preserving the fundamental freedom to choose to terminate a pregnancy.

May 5, 2022
Policy in Private

Important decisions are being made behind closed doors and without the full village board’s knowledge.

Apr 28, 2022
Zeldin’s Long Game

What exactly is the far right trying to “save” New York from?

Apr 28, 2022
Housing Crisis Ideas

A bill sponsored in the State Legislature by Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. may represent the beginning of a big step forward on easing the region’s attainable housing crisis.

Apr 28, 2022
Forecast Improves for Quieter Skies

Despite a late start in coming up with new rules for East Hampton Airport, the town appears to be making progress.

Apr 21, 2022