(05/28/2009) After days of clouds and rain, the sky had cleared and the sun was glinting off the harbor last Thursday evening when the East Hampton Town Republican Committee reintroduced its candidates to supporters at a fund-raiser at East Hampton Point. The sunny day, full of the promise of good weather ahead, was a fitting backdrop for an election year kickoff. There is a sense among East Hampton Republicans that the losses of the past six years are behind them, and that there is a bright new day ahead.
(4/3/2008) Bill Wilkinson, who ran for East Hampton Town supervisor on the Republican, Working Families, Independence, and Conservative Party lines in 2007, has confirmed this week what many have suspected since the election. With the blessing of the Republican Committee, which is all but assured, he will run again in 2009.