Property owners could get a zoning bonus, but at least two want to opt out
The 18th-century Baker house on Cross Highway in East Hampton is one of 13 historic houses that East Hampton Town has proposed for special landmark designation. East Hampton Town

Jay Schneiderman won a second term as Southampton Town Supervisor. Taylor K. Vecsey

Party now has 7-to-2 majority on trustees, too
“The campaign has ended; it’s time for the champagne,” Peter Van Scoyoc, who had just won his race for East Hampton Town supervisor, declared on Tuesday night, with Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, an incumbent councilwoman who was also victorious, by his side. Durell Godfrey
East Hampton Democrats were gleeful at Rowdy Hall on Tuesday night after learning their candidates had swept the election, with virtually every one of them successful. Durell Godfrey
Among the Democrats' seven successful trustee candidates, if absentee ballots don't change the outcome, were, from left, John Aldred, Dell Cullum, and Susan McGraw KeeberDurell Godfrey
Jeff Bragman will begin his first term on the East Hampton Town Board in January.Durell Godfrey

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Blanchard’s has set a pre-auction estimate of $500,000 to $1 million for Colonel Mulford’s Declaration
An extremely rare early copy of the Declaration of Independence given to a Continental Army officer from East Hampton in July 1776 will be sold at auction on Saturday. Blanchard’s Auction Service
The Mulford family papersBlanchard's Auction Service

Suffolk Legislator Bridget Fleming, right, with East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, won re-election on Tuesday by a wide margin. Durell Godfrey

Timothy Sini will be the next Suffolk County district attorney.