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Gristmill: The Dylan Workout Track

Running to “Blonde on Blonde” in its entirety.

Jun 20, 2024
Come on, Hear the Noise

A court matter involving a social media celebrity and his ear-splitting muscle car resonates here, where intentionally loud cars add to the general din.

Jun 20, 2024
Guestwords: A Churchillian Climate Plan

Conservatives will accept the reality of climate change once they realize that the most effective solution is one that depends on market forces rather than government regulation.

Jun 20, 2024
The Shipwreck Rose: Wild Kingdom

Who shall we nominate for the emblematic animal sensation of summer 2024?

Jun 20, 2024
Class of 2024: Never Give Up

The high school classes of 2024 walk across the stage in the June sunshine in the coming week, diplomas in hand and mortarboards hurled skyward and step across an invisible Rubicon into an adult future that, at this precise moment, feels uncertain at best and possibly perilous.

Jun 20, 2024
Point of View: Playing Hooky

For Mary Graves, May 25, 1952 - June 17, 2024

Jun 20, 2024
The Mast-Head: An Unbearable Stench

There are few things in this world as repulsive as bilgewater.

Jun 20, 2024
Guestwords: The Slog From Normandy

After D-Day, why did it take the Allies 11 months to make it from Normandy to Berlin, when normally it’s a day’s drive?

Jun 13, 2024
The Mast-Head: Readying for the Season

Cerberus, my 1979 sloop, remains where I left it in October, at a marina on the Connecticut River. The plan is to get it back into the water soon.

Jun 13, 2024
Red-Light Cameras for Safety, Not Cash

According to an insurance group’s study, fatal accidents at intersections dropped by almost 25 percent in cities where the use of stop-light cameras was widespread.

Jun 13, 2024
Point of View: Dare I Say It?

“I’m happy . . . I know it may not be politically correct these days to say so, but, yes, happy, I confess.”

Jun 13, 2024
Roadway Tipping Point

A proposed traffic circle at the intersection of Long Lane, Stephen Hand’s Path, and Two Holes of Water Road in East Hampton is a road sign of sorts pointing at the unintended effects of growth. 

Jun 13, 2024