By all appearances, the problem is a manufactured one in which some members of the subcommittee, those aligned with aviation interests, deliberately derailed the calculations in an effort to depict the proposed changes as costly to taxpayers

In a world that now runs on email, it is difficult to imagine anything more immediately destructive to the interests of government oversight and an open society

Environmental damage from failed or inadequate systems is a problem that spans municipal borders

The bros are fine; the beer not so much

Vast underground warrens

New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting written responses to the draft until March 9

East Hampton’s proposed solutions center on strict limits on when loud aircraft can land and take off, and how often

Winter brings birds close

The governor has proposed education policy changes linking half of a teacher’s evaluation to students’ standardized test scores

A wide gulf between where the local historical societies leave off and the community preservation fund picks up