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Editorials

Five Nights of Hell

What has happened to Montauk is a shame.

Jul 8, 2021
Minding the Demand Side of the Employee Crisis

East Hampton will never build its way out of its housing crisis.

Jul 1, 2021
Future of the Airport May Be No Airport at All

Contrary to assumption, East Hampton Airport is not nearly as economically important as it was said to be in the past.

Jul 1, 2021
No Flags for First Juneteenth

It is difficult to know what is worse, that because of latent racism, East Hampton did not put out American flags for the very first Juneteenth national holiday or that public officials and veterans groups whose members often are the ones who do the actual work did not know about it.

Jun 23, 2021
Close Campaign Cash Loophole

In the run-up to Tuesday’s primary, East Hampton Town Democratic Committee-backed candidates benefited from a sizable campaign finance loophole.

Jun 23, 2021
Hurricane Season Is Upon Us

Many here on the East End might not have known it at the time, but Tuesday’s late-day rain was a reminder that hurricane season is well upon us.

Jun 23, 2021
Difficult Work Ahead

If Democratic primary voters are still undecided about whom to back for supervisor, consider East Hampton Airport.

Jun 16, 2021
Still Hope For Pantigo Ball Fields

The East Hampton Town Board is picking on kids. It is not intentional, to be sure, but in sticking with the idea of allowing an emergency-lite medical facility to replace a pair of side-by-side baseball diamonds and offering an insufficient replacement near the far western edge of the town, it sure looks that way.

Jun 16, 2021
Primary Matters

If Democratic voters do not bounce the supervisor from the ballot, we can expect months more tension until the general election in November or even until 2022.

Jun 10, 2021
For Sag Harbor

James Larocca’s record as a member of the Sag Harbor Village Board and his previous career suggest to us that he is the right person to pick up the fight for the future of the “unHampton.”

Jun 10, 2021
Conduct Unbecoming a Town Board

Tuesday’s flare-up among members of the East Hampton Town Board was unusual only in its intensity; sadly, we have gotten used to a certain level of steam when the group gets together.

Jun 2, 2021
Report From Gucci Gulch

A confluence of events on the retail scene has many people in and around East Hampton talking about what exactly is the nature of this community.

Jun 2, 2021