A three-year rate increase approved in 2015 by the Long Island Power Authority's board will result in a cumulative 7.3-percent increase in the delivery portion of LIPA bills. Carissa Katz

One of two Little League fields at a town-owned site in East Hampton, where a new emergency medical facility has been planned. David E. Rattray

Six candidates seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in the First Congressional District discussed health care, immigration, and foreign policy at a forum in Southampton on Saturday. Christopher Walsh

Deepwater Wind hopes to bring a cable from its planned South Fork Wind Farm ashore at Beach Lane in Wainscott and has asked for early assurances from town officials that it will be allowed to do so. David E. Rattray

Plum Island is at the top of preservationists' wish lists for its historical structures and natural features. Christine Sampson

Though legislation to curtail the use of leaf blowers seems likely in East Hampton Village, so, too, does legal pushback from landscapers and a trade organization that represents them. Durell Godfrey

Renderings show a new building in which East Hampton Town departments would be consolidated. L.K. McLean Associates
The new building was likened to three potato barns connected by atriums made of aluminum storefront framing and glass.L.K. McLean Associates
Architects have recommended an “open office furniture system” based on the unique needs or methodologies of the different departments. Above, a rendering by Waldner's furniture shows what that could look like.L.K. McLean Associates