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Property owners could get a zoning bonus, but at least two want to opt out
The 18th-century Baker house on Cross Highway in East Hampton is one of 13 historic houses that East Hampton Town has proposed for special landmark designation. East Hampton Town

Feeling sting of defeat, East Hampton Republicans vow to rebuild party
At Cittanuova in East Hampton on Tuesday night, Manny Vilar, right, the Republican candidate for supervisor, peered at a computer screen as election results began to indicate that his prospects of success were dwindling. Jackie Pape


Tim Sini
Tim Sini


Jay Schneiderman won a second term as Southampton Town Supervisor. Taylor K. Vecsey

Party now has 7-to-2 majority on trustees, too
“The campaign has ended; it’s time for the champagne,” Peter Van Scoyoc, who had just won his race for East Hampton Town supervisor, declared on Tuesday night, with Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, an incumbent councilwoman who was also victorious, by his side. Durell Godfrey
East Hampton Democrats were gleeful at Rowdy Hall on Tuesday night after learning their candidates had swept the election, with virtually every one of them successful. Durell Godfrey
Among the Democrats' seven successful trustee candidates, if absentee ballots don't change the outcome, were, from left, John Aldred, Dell Cullum, and Susan McGraw KeeberDurell Godfrey
Jeff Bragman will begin his first term on the East Hampton Town Board in January.Durell Godfrey


Helicopter riders from south of the highway
Durell Godfrey

Assemblyman Thiele says he is personally opposed