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Editorials

Tell Tesla No

East Hampton Town officials should tell Tesla to take a hike. The company recently renewed a pitch to install a charging station for its cars on public property in Montauk.

Apr 25, 2019
Warning to Washington About Oil Drilling

A bill signed by Governor Cuomo sends an important message that New York wants no part of the White House’s push to reopen offshore federal waters to oil drilling.

May 2, 2019
Hunting Limits: Enough Already

We can understand how the people and groups asking to limit hunting on East Hampton Town’s lands to just one day per weekend feel. But that does not mean we agree.

May 2, 2019
Know What Works? Science

The unfortunate reappearance of measles in this country should send a clear message that science works. It also has a bearing on several other controveries that actually should be nonissues — climate science, for one.

May 2, 2019
Too Big for Comfort

There will never be room enough in East Hampton for all the tradespeople who stream in every morning from the west.

Apr 5, 2019
State Bag Ban Started Here

With the passage of its 2019 budget bill, New York State will become the second in the nation to prohibit so-called single-use shopping bags.

Apr 5, 2019
Let's Go Glamping

By Hamptons standards, it is a good deal. Bookings opened this week for new luxury tent accommodations at Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton, starting at $300 a night, and, from where we sit, there is every reason to think the venture will be successful.

Mar 22, 2019
Fair Share of Suffolk Tax

Suffolk’s 10 towns are right to ask for a portion of the proposed internet sales tax now being considered in Albany.

Mar 22, 2019