Skip to main content

Editorials

Free Turkey? Great. Can You Cook It?

Fresh or frozen, brined or spatchcocked, roasting a turkey with all the trimmings can be a fairly expensive and labor-intensive holiday undertaking. For those who may find them too expensive, there’s help available in various forms. Food pantries, school groups, religious institutions, community-minded businesses, and even the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office have been distributing turkeys to those in need.

Nov 24, 2021
A Solemn Duty

The New York State Assembly’s damning report following an eight-month investigation of former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s behavior while in office should serve as a cautionary tale for government at all levels.

Nov 24, 2021
What Ark. and N.Y. Have in Common

Lee Zeldin was a House of Representatives back-bencher until Donald Trump announced his bid for president.

Nov 18, 2021
Town Gag Order Too Tough

A proposed revision to the East Hampton Town ethics law discussed this week goes too far.

Nov 18, 2021
Are Ballot Measures Obsolete?

Back-of-the-ballot measures asking for a “yes” or “no” after a block of intentionally confounding text were never a good way for government to function.

Nov 11, 2021
Schools Take on Housing Crisis

Moving beyond the endless talk of how hard it is to find a place to live here on an ordinary income, the East Hampton schools aim to do something about it.

Nov 11, 2021
Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

The Bridgehampton citizens group has dissolved and come back as an independent community watchdog. This is probably how it should have been all along.

Nov 4, 2021
No Time for Complacency

The Democratic establishment victory in the election that ended Tuesday was the expected outcome, but while the winners savor the moment, they must also realize that it is well past time to get moving in a number of areas.

Nov 4, 2021
50 Feet Long and in the Way

Landscaping rigs are getting bigger and more numerous by the day.

Nov 4, 2021
Dissenting Views Essential on Town Board

Voters should think hard and ask themselves if one-party control is a good thing.

Oct 28, 2021
Status Quo Not Good Enough

Maintaining a status quo in East Hampton Town should not be an option, no matter who wins the important board election that concludes on Tuesday.

Oct 28, 2021
Time for a Change

Early voting begins Saturday, and with it the direction of East Hampton Town government comes into play.

Oct 21, 2021