Government

Tom Knobel, right, the Republican candidate for East Hampton Town supervisor, spent Tuesday morning handing out his campaign literature. Christine Sampson

Lisa Mulhern-Larsen is running on the Republican and Independence Party lines for East Hampton Town Board. Christine Sampson

Margaret Turner, right, one of the Republican candidates for East Hampton Town Board, spent Monday afternoon speaking to residents about her platform. Christine Sampson

Top row, from left: Tyler Armstrong, Joe Bloecker, Francis Bock, Zachary Cohen, Joshua Davidson. Bottom row: Rick Drew, Jim Grimes, Steven Lynch Jr., Rona Klopman, Pat Mansir Star Staff

The Concerned Citizens of Montauk held a candidates' forum at the Montauk Firehouse on Sunday. David E. Rattray

Helicopter company dominates Republican intake
HeliFlite Shares of Newark, N.J., was listed as contributing $5,000 to East Hampton Republicans and their backers, as was MVRE, which shares the same Newark address. Morgan McGivern

November hearing expected on new law

Andy Gaites, from East Hampton Town’s land department, pointed out the difference between growth on one side of a fence, where deer are kept out, and another, where they have foraged heavily. Joanne Pilgrim

Two additional sections of Accabonac Harbor have been closed to shellfishing by New York State.

Jane Bimson