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Thinking Again About Garbage

In praise of Southampton Town’s pay-per-bag system of handling trash.

Jun 15, 2023
Power Supply Trend Is Positive

Whether the fossil fuel industry likes it or not, the United States is moving toward a point at which the majority of electricity produced in the country is from renewable sources.

Jun 8, 2023
Air Quality: Care for the Workers

In light of the smoke from the Canadian wildfires, special caution is urged for people who regularly work outside and whose particulate exposure was already high.

Jun 8, 2023
The M.T.A. Has a Bridge to Sell You

When a mostly wooden bridge over the Long Island Rail Road tracks in Amagansett dating to 1895 began to fall apart and was abruptly closed to traffic recently, few residents who frequently use it were surprised.

Jun 1, 2023
Hurricanes: It Just Takes One

In the nearly 85 years since the 1938 Hurricane, the Atlantic climate has become more favorable for storm formation.

Jun 1, 2023
Weekend Dangers: Safety in Numbers

When it comes to road safety, it is not just the holiday weekends to watch out for.

May 25, 2023
Rental Changes Would Be Too Generous

A well-intended plan to address a profound shortage of places for working people to live could have unintended consequences.

May 25, 2023
White Lines Barely Better Than Nothing

Going from place to place on two wheels on the South Fork is nerve-racking.

May 18, 2023
Don’t Bulldoze His Memory

We’re writing in the hope that the East Hampton Village Board has not forgotten Roy Lee Mabery. It is in his memory that the basketball courts — recently bulldozed at Herrick Park — were dedicated.

May 18, 2023
Important School Votes

Tuesday could represent a pivotal moment for public education here, with several school districts asking voters to approve larger than usual property tax increases.

May 11, 2023
Taking on Zoning

A rash of luxury homebuilding on the South Fork has prompted East Hampton Town to appoint a committee to look into revamping the rules that govern how houses are built and where. Expect meaningful results.

May 11, 2023
Turn Off the Blowers in the Villages

The annual leaf blower rule shifts are coming, with two glaring exceptions: Sag Harbor and East Hampton Village.

May 4, 2023