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Protect the Staff

In the economic wake of the novel coronavirus, few things have been more emotional — a roller coaster of concern, inspiration, and worry — than watching friends who own, manage, or work in restaurants struggle and pivot and improvise and roll with the punches in their fight to keep the kitchen fires burning.

Oct 1, 2020
Getting Close to the Infection Rate Limit

In remarks last week, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo talked about the difficult task of allowing businesses to operate during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sep 24, 2020
Anti-Trump Turnout Will Not Be Enough

Whether President Trump’s low favorables will hurt him in Suffolk County is a real question, one on which Lee Zeldin’s immediate political future depends.

Sep 24, 2020
Water Quality Priorities

Water quality projects under consideration appear to be a positive step to protect groundwater and improve conditions in the town’s various waterways and ponds, but we remain concerned about the economic and environmental worth of the projects that the C.P.F. funds.

Sep 24, 2020
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