Politics

The role of supervisor is unique in East Hampton Town government. Nowhere else is there a town office in which the role of presiding officer, titular figurehead, and agenda-setter is so entwined. As such, the direction of town government has tended...
The main committee supporting East Hampton Town Republicans missed a Friday deadline to provide a required campaign finance report to New York State regulators.
Voters in East Hampton Town will have at least three chances in the coming week to hear from the candidates for East Hampton Town trustee.
State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has decided not to seek the Democratic nomination to run for election to New York's First Congressional District, a move he had considered for several months.
Wastewater contamination, water quality, and Montauk beach erosion were the most serious concerns of 200 residents who responded to a telephone survey initiated by Paul Giardina, a Republican candidate for the East Hampton Town Board, while noise...
A cocktail party and fund-raiser for the re-election campaign of Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming will be held next Thursday at Christy’s Art Center in Sag Harbor.
The three candidates vying for two seats on the East Hampton Town Board debated a number of issues Monday evening at the East Hampton Library, with a political newcomer who has the party’s backing repeatedly if gently attempting to draw a...
A cocktail party fund-raiser to help elect Tommy John Schiavoni to the Southampton Town Board will be held in Sag Harbor on Sunday evening from 5 to 7.
Fred Havemeyer’s name was stricken last week from the September primary ballot in Southampton Town after two Suffolk County Board of Elections commissioners denied petitions that would have allowed him to challenge Supervisor Jay Schneiderman for...
The Southampton Town Democratic Committee has challenged almost all the signatures on Fred Havemeyer’s petition to force a primary in September against Supervisor Jay Schneiderman — 95 percent of them.
Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, a former member of the Southampton Town Board, announced on Friday her intention to seek re-election to the Legislature for a second two-year term.
Tim Sini, the county police commissioner who is running to be Suffolk district attorney, and Bridget Fleming, who is seeking re-election to the County Legislature, will speak on Monday.
Zach Cohen, who is seeking to run for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board on the Democratic Party ticket, filed a petition with the Suffolk County Board of Elections on Tuesday to participate in a primary election that would be held on Sept. 12.