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.
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.
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.