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The Third Surge

A third Covid-19 surge is now expected as a the stronger Delta variant reaches the unvaccinated portion of the United States population.

Jul 22, 2021
Getting Juneteenth Right and Getting It Wrong

Juneteenth, the new national holiday marking the end of slavery as an institution in the United States, came and went in East Hampton Town and Village with only slight notice.

Jul 22, 2021
The Airport’s Last Stand

As the arguments against dramatically changing or even closing East Hampton Airport are whittled away, a last resort is emerging, that there are too many wealthy people here for that to happen.

Jul 22, 2021
The Mast-Head: Signs of Hope

Sharks have arrived here, and not just the sort able to think that parking among the dead is okay.

Jul 22, 2021
The Shipwreck Rose: Asparagus Is Burning

If I think about it, I’m at my happiest around a bonfire, on the beach.

Jul 22, 2021
Gristmill: Down Among the Skells

What began as a simple college website search sends a dad into a tech tailspin.

Jul 22, 2021
Point of View: Not a Fan of Olympic Ban

Research does not support the idea that marijuana is performance-diminishing.

Jul 22, 2021
Guestwords: The Way We Were

The release of the Netflix mini-series “Halston” coincided with my discovery of a letter I’d written to a friend in Europe in early 1978 and never sent, containing my firsthand account of a busy Friday night when the designer played a starring role.

Jul 22, 2021
Three Cheers for the Blower Ban

Let’s say something positive about leaf blowers for a change, shall we?

Jul 15, 2021
Newtown Changes Ahead

East Hampton Village residents may want to begin keeping an eye on Newtown Lane and Railroad Avenue, where a large-scale luxury townhouse complex could one day soon replace the brick building where Mary’s Marvelous is.

Jul 15, 2021
Riverhead Lights Up, Other Towns Should Too

Retail sales of recreational marijuana, or pot or, as the growing industry prefers it, cannabis, are not quite there yet on the East End, but got closer last week with a split vote of the Riverhead Town Board.

Jul 15, 2021
The Mast-Head: Drusilla and Rachel

Shortly after Lyman Beecher’s wife, Roxana, bore their first child, Drusilla Crook was brought to the household to take care of the baby — she was 5 years old, “a colored girl,” Beecher wrote in his autobiography.

Jul 15, 2021