There will be a lot of work to do just to bring the town back to a regulatory baseline

There is one practice that bears stopping in its tracks

There is a demonstrable, if slight, advantage if the town gets out from under the so-called grant assurances made in earlier deals with the F.A.A.

LIPA and others have been pushing consumers to switch from traditional electricity-hungry incandescent lighting to the more expensive, but power-thrifty alternatives

A do-not-discuss list

The hope is that the appointment indicates a new professionalism in how the town does business

The program is remarkable in that residents and government appear to agree that a stand-and-fight approach to the coast will not work in all cases