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Editorial: Time To Act

When it comes to low-nitrogen residential septic systems — technology which environmentalists and towns hope will aid in efforts to reduce nitrogen-load in local waters — we’re on board.

Editorial: A Noisy Debate

Airport noise is an aggravation undermining the quality of life for many residents of the North and South Forks who live under the arrival and departure paths to and from the East Hampton Airport.

Editorial: What’s the Point?

As a darling of residential real estate development, Sag Harbor Village continues to see a slew of applications in its building department for the expansion of small houses on tiny, narrow lots.

Editorial: Good Government at Work

Government can work. The towns of East Hampton and Southampton are proving it and so are our two state representatives

Editorial: Seizing a Moment

The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday adopted a resolution to purchase a parcel on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor that many in the village have hoped for over a decade would eventually become a waterfront park.

Editorial: Sliding Backward

An attack on anyone because of their race, as frivolous, inane and meaningless as it may appear to some people, is a chilling event.

Editorial: An Attack on Our Senses

Last week, a gunman walked into the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland and opened fire, killing five dedicated journalists.

Editorial: The Life of Trees

In the case of the recent and forthcoming donations of several beautiful trees to the Sag Harbor School District from local residents, it’s the educational environment and community ecosystem that will also get a boost.

Editorial: Safe and Happy

We have a few suggestions to help you survive your vacation here, while also allowing our community a safe and prosperous summer season.

Editorial: Contract Clarity

The most recent conversation begs a reminder to the Sag Harbor administration that transparency is a responsibility to the taxpayers of the district

Editorial: Separating Kids

As we go about our lives in busy but blessed Sag Harbor, our country has been engaged in an ongoing obscenity on our southern border

Editorial: A Worthy Pursuit

Residents in northeastern Southampton Town have a unique opportunity before them: the chance to establish a special taxing district for the purpose of burying overhead power lines at what appears to be a fairly reasonable cost.

Editorial: A Structure of Significance

When the Sag Harbor United Methodist Church congregation announced in 2011 that it would sell its historic 1846 Madison Street home, and that the building would likely be converted into a private residence, a collective gasp could be heard around Sag Harbor Village.

Editorial: Hard Fought and Well Deserved

The Town of Southampton and Sagaponack developer Jay Bialsky struck a deal last week that has the potential to completely transform part of Sag Harbor’s precious waterfront and preserve it for public use.

Editorial: Fight This Epidemic

Today, with the opioid crisis, victims and their families are not alone — and they should strive, every day, not to be faceless either.

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Alleged Drug Distribution Ring Busted in Montauk

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced the arrest of 16 people and the seizure of about $100,000 in cash plus cocaine, marijuana, opioid pills and drug paraphernalia during a major takedown of an alleged drug distribution ring that was run out of several bars and restaurants in Montauk.

Park Dream Draws Closer Following Ferry Road Demolition

A less-than-beautiful blip on Sag Harbor’s otherwise picturesque waterfront entered a new phase of development Monday as demolition crews took down dilapidated buildings and cleared debris along 1, 3 and 5 Ferry Road at the foot of the bridge to begin making way for the much-anticipated John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

Editorial: We Are the People

We are not the enemy of the people, although even a small community weekly like The Sag Harbor Expresshas not escaped the shadow of doubt and mistrust purposefully seeded in the minds of citizens by the current administration in the White House.