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Editorials

Chickening Out on the Airport

Ongoing conversations about East Hampton Airport could muddle public opinion, leaving a path for the board to avoid having to make the tough decision at all.

Aug 18, 2021
Even Without Mandates, Masks Still Make Sense

Certainly Covid-19 vaccines are near-miraculous, but they are no magic force field for everyone.

Aug 18, 2021
About the Census

Do we believe that East Hampton could handle another decade of similar growth?

Aug 18, 2021
Unmistakable Message in Cuomo’s Downfall

Governor Cuomo should have been ousted from the Executive Mansion a year ago.

Aug 12, 2021
Climate, Not Cracked Blades, Is the Danger

Questioning the value of offshore wind based on maintenance issues with the first United States project is a stretch.

Aug 12, 2021
Cuomo’s Twilight Zone

If there was any doubt before that Andrew M. Cuomo should no longer be governor of New York, a scathing report this week from the state attorney general’s independent investigation into his pattern of serial sexual harassment of women should have erased it entirely.

Aug 5, 2021
Landscapers and the Law

Landscapers’ trucks are everywhere — and getting bigger.

Aug 5, 2021
Poor Cell Service a Sign of Bigger Problems

Cellphone service is not all that bad around here — in February.

Jul 29, 2021
Thank a Firefighter

A fire last week that destroyed a family’s Springs house was notable in two respects — its cause and the conditions in which firefighters responded.

Jul 29, 2021
Business on the Beaches

Beach amenities services would appear to require a permit from the town or villages. However, with so many miles of shoreline and limited awareness among caterers and others, the rules are routinely ignored.

Jul 29, 2021
The Third Surge

A third Covid-19 surge is now expected as a the stronger Delta variant reaches the unvaccinated portion of the United States population.

Jul 22, 2021
Getting Juneteenth Right and Getting It Wrong

Juneteenth, the new national holiday marking the end of slavery as an institution in the United States, came and went in East Hampton Town and Village with only slight notice.

Jul 22, 2021