Proposed changes to town procedures for review of farm structures, such as this hoop house, will be reviewed by New York State for compliance with its Agriculture and Markets Law. Durell Godfrey

This is part of a series of articles following East Hampton candidates on the campaign trail.
Steven Gaines is making his first foray into politics with a run for East Hampton Town Board. Catherine Tandy

This is part of a series of articles following local candidates on the campaign trail.
Peter Van Scoyoc
Peter Van Scoyoc, a member of the East Hampton Town Planning Board, is running on the Democratic ticket for town board. Catherine Tandy

Plan for North Main Street store is challenged
Morgan McGivern

Eileen Raffo’s cottage at Lazy Point sits low and is vulnerable to storm surges. Ms. Raffo wants to raise the house on a new, higher foundation, but the town trustees are not sure that’s a good idea. Russell Drumm

Left to right: John Flaherty, president of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce, Zach Cohen, Democratic candidate for East Hampton Town supervisor, Marina Van, the director of the chamber, and Bill Wilkinson, the Republican incumbent East Hampton Town supervisor, at a mixer last Thursday. Catherine Tandy