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Editorials

Palin’s Pain, News Media’s Worry

Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor, lost her libel lawsuit against The New York Times this week, but this important case may be headed to the Supreme Court.

Feb 17, 2022
Town Airport Closing Should Proceed

The F.A.A. doesn’t like it one bit, but East Hampton Town should stay the course on a long-sought change to the way its airport operates.

Feb 17, 2022
Bad News for Democracy

New York’s First Congressional District changed shape a week ago in one of the more egregious examples of this year’s wave of political gerrymandering.

Feb 10, 2022
What Really Matters in Wainscott

What could be the largest ever land development project in East Hampton Town is under consideration for a site off Montauk Highway in Wainscott.

Feb 10, 2022
Missteps Began Early on Plastic-Field Plan

East Hampton Town should never have gotten itself into the public storm it now faces over a plan to install artificial turf playing fields on a site off Stephen Hand’s Path.

Feb 3, 2022
Trash Talk

The new curve-topped trash bins adorning the East Hampton Village business district are frankly ugly.

Feb 3, 2022
Telling the Whole Story on North Main Street

We are extremely pleased that the momentum for a new Dominy museum has returned.

Jan 27, 2022
Docks and Bulkheads: A Vicious Cycle

A sobering new study of the East Hampton shoreline has shown significant degradation.

Jan 27, 2022
Dispersed Housing a Better Alternative

A proposal to double the number of affordable residences that could be built per acre in certain zones could go a long way toward easing the housing crisis in East Hampton.

Jan 20, 2022
At the Airport, a Good First Step

With the airport private, the town in theory could just say no to certain kinds of aircraft and commercial flights or limit the number and timing of takeoffs and landings.

Jan 20, 2022
Pond Skating, Safely

No rink can compare to the joy of gliding on wide-open surfaces with the wind at our backs.

Jan 20, 2022
Boulders Are Not the Way

Those 18-wheeler trucks carrying boulders in an eastward direction can be seen as a symbol of things to come.

Jan 13, 2022