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What Autumn Brings

Back to school always means back to sniffles and coughs, but how school districts will sort the wheat from the chaff this autumn remains to be seen.

Sep 10, 2020
No, Maybe, and Yes

For East Hampton Village mayor, one thing is certain: Jerry Larsen is the wrong choice.

Sep 3, 2020
We Choose Two

One thing that stands out for us in the race for East Hampton Village trustee, a.k.a. village board member, is the quality of the candidates. Each is solid, smart, and would be a very welcome addition to local leadership.

Sep 3, 2020
Police Record Law Says Open Up

It doesn’t look good for our local police departments to continue to withhold complaints against officers following a decision in federal court last week that they must be released.

Aug 27, 2020
Scanning the Village Candidates

Voting by absentee ballot has already begun in a rare, contested East Hampton Village Board election. And in the last weeks of a very long campaign, village voters will be paying close attention. Here’s what they might look for.

Aug 27, 2020
Ugly Divide Hits Here

Agree with the message or not, the online disparagement of the Montauk Brewing Company long after it posted online support for the Black Lives Matter movement has been deeply disappointing.

Aug 27, 2020
Hold Off on Hospital Site

At the moment, there appears to be just one local voice saying no to a proposed new hospital emergency annex on the site of two Little League fields centrally located off Pantigo Place in East Hampton.

Aug 20, 2020
Early Migrations

One of the subtle delights of August can be found along the bays and inside harbors on the East Coast, as the first migrating shorebirds arrive from the north.

Aug 20, 2020
Single-File and Other Rules of the Road

As much as they might improve a dangerous situation, new bicycle lanes will not be coming anytime soon to rescue East End roads.

Aug 20, 2020
Biden-Harris Buzz Factor Makes All the Difference

In the ultimate presidential contest, which will hang on voter turnout, perhaps all you need to know about Joe Biden’s announcement Tuesday of Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate is this: It was the Biden campaign’s best hour of fund-raising to date.

Aug 13, 2020
Marram Makeover Makes for Problems

It is a good question why the operators of so many resort properties and a restaurant or two do not believe local laws apply to them.

Aug 13, 2020
Plan for More Outdoor Dining

As part of their Covid-19 responses, East End towns and villages relaxed rules on outdoor restaurant seating and the sky did not fall.

Aug 13, 2020