Government

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
This is the first in a series of articles following East Hampton candidates on the campaign trail.
Marilyn Behan
Marilyn Behan is an Independence Party hopeful for East Hampton Town Board. Catherine Tandy




After 22 years, an F.A.A.-approved airport plan

Nominees of the East Hampton Independence Party met voters at John’s Drive-In in Montauk on Sept. 7. From left were Marilyn Behan and Bill Mott, who are running for town board, East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana, and Steve Lynch, who hopes to become East Hampton Town highway superintendent. Janis Hewitt