Editorials

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.

Editorial: Sobering Reality

When it comes to the opioid addiction crisis, no demographic is safe from its clutches.

Editorial: The Winds of Change

That East Hampton Town has chosen to hold a hearing on Deepwater Wind’s proposal to land the power cable from the proposed South Fork Wind Farm at Beach Lane in Wainscott in the cavernous LTV Studios space is indicative of the size of the crowd expected to attend.

Editorial: Reclaiming A Village Jewel

Now is the time for Sag Harbor Village officials to roll up their sleeves and focus on formulating their vision for the renovation of Long Wharf.

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