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Opinion

A New Way to Win

In an election that will have long-lasting repercussions, voters rejected three East Hampton Village incumbents on Tuesday, instead embracing a message of change.

Sep 17, 2020
Pantigo Power Grab

We were surprised to learn this week that a planned hospital annex to be built on a site off Pantigo Road would have a staff of just 14.

Sep 17, 2020
The Mast-Head: Mailboxes Missed

There was a fair bit more activity in front of the Star office when the Methodist Lane United States Postal Service mailboxes were inaccessible during work on the railroad trestles nearby.

Sep 17, 2020
The Shipwreck Rose: The Dark End of the Street

I’ve just come from chasing my son as he set off double-quick for his first day in Mr. Tupper’s fifth-grade class at the John M. Marshall Elementary School.

Sep 17, 2020
Gristmill: Home Alone

What happens when your children go back to school after six months of family time at home?

Sep 17, 2020
Relay: One Lucky Lady

If I could only get to Abraham’s Path and make it across the railroad tracks without the tire rim shattering, I would be okay.

Sep 17, 2020
Guestwords: 50 Years Later, the Free Life

On Sept. 20, 1970, the Free Life took off from Springs on a trans-Atlantic attempt, and something about its story has captured our attention ever since.

Sep 17, 2020
Work History

For all Jerry Larsen's ideas and promises, too many to count, it is difficult to assess just why he took on the difficult task of running for East Hampton Village mayor. A notable misstatement about his current work may provide a clue.

Sep 10, 2020
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
The Mast-Head: Unnerving Mail Mysteries

First cellphone service, next the U.S. mail. It’s no wonder Americans’ trust in public institutions is not stronger.

Sep 10, 2020
The Shipwreck Rose: Bad Words

Some people have “sensitivities” to particular sounds or to the fabric content of sweaters. I myself have a pretentious sensitivity to trendy words.

Sep 10, 2020
Gristmill: Slumberland

It took a global pandemic lockdown for me to finally appreciate my father’s lifelong predilection for napping.

Sep 10, 2020