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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

Eye on Public Health: Gone but Not Forgotten

When Scott Pruitt resigned from the EPA last week, there was heated speculation as to whether he actually wrote his resignation letter.

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.

On the Road: Making Sense of Red Subarus, Flying Neutrinos and The Logical Song

It’s official. I no longer see my daughter with any regularity. The demise of our mother/daughter relationship coincided with precisely three factors that collided this spring — a perfect storm, if you will, of willful independence compounded by a reluctance to dive headfirst into the college application process.

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.

On the Road: Straight From the Source’s Mouth

A couple weeks ago, my daughter came home with an assignment for her AP U.S. History class that required parental intervention. It involved the sharing of a story from her family’s history through the use of primary source documents.

Latest Articles

Southampton Town Animal Control Picks Up Dead Caracal in Water Mill

Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.

A Conversation With Bonnie Michelle Cannon

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.

Editorial: Rules for the CACs

Should a Citizens Advisory Committee in Southampton Town play the role of advocate before the Town Planning Board, opposing or calling for modifications in development proposals?