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In his victory speech on election night, Donald Trump called on America to “bind the wounds of division” and “come together as one united people,” but with his anti-immigrant rhetoric on the campaign trail still resonating, his election has struck a note of fear and uncertainty for many.
The atmosphere at LTV Studios in Wainscott, which the East Hampton Town Democrats rented Tuesday night for an election-watching celebration, was far from celebratory.
Representative Lee Zeldin, a first-term Republican serving New York’s First Congressional District, has won re-election over former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst.

A list of polling places in the Town of East Hampton.
A public hearing on a plan to demolish a 3,800-square-foot house at 261 Marine Boulevard in Amagansett and replace it with a larger one brought a series of strict land-use regulations before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday night.
Citing recently reported results of tests on water from Suffolk County Water Authority wells throughout East Hampton Town, which showed the presence of chromium-6, a resident of Wainscott, where a well had the highest reading, is urging town...
In a decision Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman called a “minor victory” for Alex Gregor, the town highway superintendent, a Supreme Court judge ruled that Mr. Gregor is a necessary component in union issues that affect...
The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter will join hundreds of Y.M.C.A. facilities across the nation in providing free child care on Tuesday for people heading to the polls. The service will be available between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. 
Come Election Day, Southampton Town residents will also be voting for Southampton Town justice.
Sometimes what is below the ground can loom larger than what is above it. This may be the case with a site plan being considered by the East Hampton Town Planning Board for Arbor, a Montauk restaurant.
East End voters will be asked on Tuesday to vote on Proposition 1. Proponents say that the money would enable municipalities to jump-start long-needed programs and address a water pollution problem that has been well documented and studied. Opponents say more time is needed to analyze the problems.
Aman Developers, a general contracting company, plans a small, 225-square-foot, office building in the business center of Bridgehampton.
The zoning board voted 4-0 on Tuesday to uphold a determination by the town’s chief principal building inspector, Ann Glennon, that Paddle Diva, which operates out of the Shagwong Marina on Three Mile Harbor, had expanded the marina’s use beyond what is allowed under town code.