The Republican incumbent, Bill Wilkinson, who was elected by a landslide in 2009 on promises to “right the town’s financial ship,” held a tenuous lead of just 177 vote over the Democrats’ Zachary Cohen.
The candidates for East Hampton Town Supervisor met at The East Hampton Star last Thursday to discuss their platforms
In the final days leading up to the election, the East Hampton Town Republican Committee and its top candidates had more than three times the amount to spend as the East Hampton Democrats
The East Hampton Library announced a donation of $250,000 from the Alec Baldwin Foundation to assist in the construction of the library’s expanded children’s wing.
The current board of nine East Hampton Town Trustees has faced serious threats to its autonomy from both nature and residents of oceanfront property
During the first week of an emergency dredging of the Montauk Harbor Inlet, a number of boats struck the 12-inch diameter pipe that transports sand from the dredge.
On Oct. 26, East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana dismissed all charges against an Amagansett brother and sister who make their living on the bay.

As the demonstrators of Occupy Wall Street braved the record cold this weekend, Occupy the Hamptons relocated its general assembly to a hallway in the Long Wharf shops in Sag Harbor
Several rounds of cutting are reflected in East Hampton Town’s tentative budget for 2012