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Editorials

Secret Spots Not Needed

This is one of those years when nature has looked with favor on the East End, providing us with a beach plum harvest for the ages.

Sep 2, 2021
An Avoidable Death

The death of Devesh Samtani, an 18-year-old summer visitor who had been struck by a car while walking on the side of the road in Amagansett at night last month, was an avoidable tragedy.

Sep 2, 2021
Chance for Albany Reform

Ranking states in terms of corruption is difficult, but if it were possible New York certainly could claim a top position.

Sep 2, 2021
Springs Needs More Green Space, Not Less

One warning sign is that the present town board is not to be trusted when it comes to recreational or environmentally significant areas.

Aug 26, 2021
Doomed From the Start

The United States was never going to win in Afghanistan.

Aug 26, 2021
Zoning for More

In what could be the first of sweeping relaxation of zoning laws, the East Hampton Village Board last week made it easier for the owners of large properties to get more of what they apparently wanted.

Aug 26, 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
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
About the Census

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

Aug 18, 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
Unmistakable Message in Cuomo’s Downfall

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

Aug 12, 2021
Landscapers and the Law

Landscapers’ trucks are everywhere — and getting bigger.

Aug 5, 2021