First District road signs are just one battleground between incumbent Representative Lee Zeldin and Perry Gershon. David E. Rattray

Gershon, undeterred, cites a ‘Kavanaugh blip’

Owners want 50 lots on largest commercial-industrial site left in Wainscott
The owners of the sand and gravel pit in Wainscott have a different vision for the property than that portrayed above in the draft of the Wainscott hamlet study commissioned by East Hampton Town and prepared by Dodson and Flinker, Fine Arts and Sciences, RKG Associates, and L.K. McLean Associates.

From fisheries to pests, panel report hits home here
“Impacts of climate change in the ocean are increasing risks to fisheries and aquaculture,” according to a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. One model projects a decrease in global annual catch of about 1.5 million tons, even with the 2.7 degrees of warming countries that signed on to the Paris Climate Accord are aiming for. Carissa Katz

Recalling that a Sunday opening day to scallop season in 2017 was “like a scallop festival,” as Rick Drew described it, the East Hampton Town Trustees voted to open the season on a Sunday (Nov. 11) this year as well. David E. Rattray

Manny Vilar, left, and David Lys, right, answered questions from local clergy during a forum last Thursday sponsored by the East Hampton Clericus.