Editorials

The majority of the East Hampton Town Planning Board missed a golden opportunity recently to wipe the slate clean of a bad precedent. The question before the board, at a meeting last month, was whether to

East Hampton Town’s elected officials have the misfortune of finding themselves in power as a potentially devastating lawsuit over beach access nears a trial...

Is it coincidence that two of America’s most prominent liars have called East Hampton home? “Tangled Webs,” a new book by James B. Stewart, includes on its cover

Like coastal and inland waterfront communities across the country, the Town of East Hampton is getting ready to address federal water quality standards that have been imposed recently on small municipalities. The program is intended to...

Is it just us, or does it suddenly seem a whole lot busier on the South Fork? After three difficult off-seasons for the local economy, the spring rush appears to have strength not seen for...

Tax day this year was a reminder, according to State Assembylman Fred W. Thiele Jr., about the annoying and costly Metropolitan Transportation Agency payroll levy, which most businesses in the downstate region have to...

East Hampton Town appears poised to sell a two-acre plot of land off Stephen Hand’s Path in Northwest Woods in a puzzling deal that deserves scrutiny. The idea apparently sprang fully formed from the town board back office...

From our vantage point, it seems that somewhat fewer Earth Day events have been planned this year than previously. This is a shame, as the need for vigilance on all things ecological has perhaps never been higher.

Officially, tax day is not until Monday this year, but that will not stop those aligned with the Tea Party here from taking part in a demonstration tomorrow...