A native of East Hampton, Joshua Davidson, a Republican seeking his first term as a trustee, lives in Springs and works for Saskas Surveying Company of East Hampton. He is a nephew of Ms. McNally.
A Democrat who chairs the town’s nature preserve committee, Zachary Cohen of Springs lost the 2011 race for town supervisor by 15 votes. His run for trustee, he said, is an effort to move from an advisory to a decision-making role and a natural extension of his efforts to balance preservation and public use.
The skies were gray, but spirits were high and the chowder steaming as the East Hampton Town Trustees held their 26th annual Largest Clam Contest on Sunday at the Donald Lamb Building in Amagansett.