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Guestwords: Listening Is Not Enough

We are seeing a resurgence of attitudes antagonistic to correcting systemic racism. After two years of listening, there is not only fatigue around these conversations, but also significant pushback. So we must act.

Jun 16, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Digging the Dirt

I’m not going to go gentle into that good night.

Jun 16, 2022
‘Unofficial’ Newspapers

The East Hampton Star and The Suffolk Times have been the county’s “official” newspapers for their respective towns for about as long as anyone can remember. That was until this year, when the Suffolk Legislature removed them from the list.

Jun 16, 2022
Gristmill: The Greenest Patch

What’s all this fuss about lawn care?

Jun 9, 2022
Hastening the Airport’s Demise

It has been clear that because of their refusal to cooperate on effective noise control, the airport interests themselves are forcing the town’s hand.

Jun 9, 2022
Guestwords: At War With Ourselves

Nature on Earth is in a man-made death spiral, but imagine how much faster we would be killing life as we know it if everyone on this fragile orb followed the lead of America’s most “successful.”

Jun 9, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Kind Hearts, Coronets

I have actually considered if I would or wouldn’t bow, if and when I were to meet Queen Elizabeth.

Jun 9, 2022
A Village Election That Really Matters

The question for voters in the village is whether they think it is healthy or wise to support the mayor’s hand-picked candidates.

Jun 9, 2022
Point of View: Do Something

Countries like Britain, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, all chagrined by mass shootings at one time or another, have all effectively enacted gun safety laws.

Jun 9, 2022
The Mast-Head: Blue Tape

When people complain about tape, most times, it seems to me, they are talking about red. But in my case, my beef is with blue, literally.

Jun 9, 2022
Point of View: In the Merry Month of May

Covid worries and pollen aside, I can think of nowhere else I’d rather be at this time of year.

Jun 2, 2022
The Mast-Head: Tiny Ninja

Living where I do down in the dunes past Amagansett, ticks are just part of the scenery.

Jun 2, 2022