Kathee Burke-Gonzalez and Jeffrey Bragman are the apparent winners in the Democratic primary for East Hampton Town Board, trailed by Zachary Cohen, who forced the primary after being passed over for the Democratic Committee’s endorsement.
On Tuesday, registered Democrats can vote in a primary election to select the party’s two candidates for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, and members of the town’s Independence Party can select its 9 candidates for town trustee from a field of 10.
Lisa Seff, a veteran science teacher at the Springs School, was on top of the world on Monday. While many here may have felt on top of the world in Labor Day’s perfect weather, Ms. Seff was actually there.
A water purification project in Accabonac Harbor — the first in East Hampton Town to be funded by the portion of the community preservation fund that voters approved last year for water quality improvement — is moving ahead, Kim Shaw, the town’s natural resources director, told the town board this week.
The election of Donald Trump created a wave of uncertainty and fear among undocumented immigrants across the country, prompting rumors of detentions and deportations to spread quickly through the South Fork towns and East Hampton officials to assert that local law enforcement personnel would not carry out immigration enforcement.
Sixteen years removed from the drafting of its comprehensive plan, East Hampton Village is the recipient of a “guerrilla plan” that its creators say would address environmental, transportation, and housing deficiencies while connecting existing and new hubs of activity, restoring the pedestrian and bicycle-friendly village of years past.
With another summer in the books, the second since East Hampton Town established a rental registry to help rein in problematic illegal short-term and overcrowded rentals, the legislation was this week declared a “terrific success” by Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell.
An East Hampton Town police investigation of a “suspicious person” knocking on doors of residences on Greentree Court in Amagansett, off La Foret Lane, led late Friday night to the arrest of Kai Jing Liu, 32.