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Editorial: Slow Down

The 24-hour news cycle, especially in the age of Donald Trump, is truly insatiable. It’s in this kind of environment that news outlets and opinion-makers can jump to conclusions.

Editorial: Let’s Talk

We are proud to welcome back The Express Sessions to The American Hotel this week, a series of issue-based conversations over lunch with a panel of experts leading the debate.

Editorial: Of Critical Importance

What is the future for the Long Wharf project — one so many years in the making since the village acquired the wharf from the county seven years ago.

Point of View: Rising Up to Paradise

Coming from the Eastern End of Long Island, I thought I knew something about paradise and paradise lost. That being said, I found that New Year’s Eve on the North Shore of Kauai in Hawaii offered a glimpse of a paradise that was previously unimaginable.

Suffolk Closeup: Losing Students in an Unaffordable Region

I was unaware of a problem that is hitting most Suffolk schools hard — a declining number of students — until I was talking to a former college journalism student of mine.

Editorial: A Flawed Process

When the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees adopted a new policy earlier this year limiting public comment to the end of its monthly meeting it was clear it was not a well thought-out decision and one clearly meant to stifle public comment.

Suffolk Closeup: The Nicotine Cabal

The nicotine cabal is hard at it, what with smoking tobacco having declined, promoting continued nicotine use by pushing electronic cigarettes and what’s called vaping.

Notes from the Field: Winter Walks and Wonderings

Carving a path for nature from one side of this island’s fork to the other is all very interesting, you say, but why am I talking to you about the swamp at a time of year when all its flora is naked and all its fauna is hunkering down for the winter?

Editorial: Staying the Course

Residents have called for, and Suffolk County has endorsed, the parking ban, to prevent Reid Brothers from parking customer cars along the roadside, defeating the whole purpose of the Nancy Boyd Willey Park.

Editorial: Facing Yard-Waste Reality

An explosion in residential landscaping in recent years, and a decline in the number of businesses accepting wood, brush and leaf material for disposal, has left the Town of Southampton handling a burgeoning volume of yard waste.

Eye on Public Heath: A New Year’s Resolution We All Need

There is one resolution we should all be making that was nowhere to be found on the list: Detoxing.

Suffolk Closeup: The Race Is On … Kind Of … for County Executive

The leading political contest in Suffolk in 2019 will be the race for county executive, the top post in Suffolk County government.

Editorial: Preserve Bridgehampton’s Character

Some of the various architectural elements and special relationships that give Bridgehampton’s Main Street its remarkably unique country charm could disappear before too long in a business district where many structures are a century or two old and still in hard use.

Editorial: Say Goodbye to Balloons

The East Hampton Town Trustees this week joined a number of environmental groups — led by the Eastern Long Island chapter of the Surfrider Foundation — in passing a resolution calling for a ban on the intentional release of balloons in the town.

Editorial: Protecting Wetlands

The Harbor Committee has a tough job weighing the rights of property owners against the community’s interest in environmental protection.

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Former Ross School Lower Campus Hits Real Estate Market for Nearly $10 Million

The Ross School’s former Lower School campus on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton hit the real estate market on Thursday, listed at $9,995,000 with Compass Real Estate.

New Public Hearing Planned for West Water Street Townhouses

Developer Jay Bialsky’s proposed townhouse development at 2 West Water Street is officially slated for a new public hearing before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Presentation and Architectural Review.

Killer Bees Win Suffolk ‘D’ Title and Advance to Fight Another Day

This year’s batch of Killer Bees began the journey anew on Wednesday with a 61-49 win over Shelter Island to claim the Suffolk County Class D Championship.