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

Durell Godfrey

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.

Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, second from left, celebrated his supervisor win with fellow Democrats, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, left, Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, and newly elected town board member Jeff Bragman, at Rowdy Hall in East Hampton Tuesday night. Durell Godfrey
The Republican candidate for town supervisor, Manny Vilar, right, leaned over a computer screen at Cittanuova in East Hampton Tuesday night to watch the results come in.Jackie Pape

I have programmed my schedule to ensure that I get on the water for the first day of bay scallop season
Robert Cugini of Seattle and Ray Sperling of Sag Harbor helped sort through scallops on Monday morning. Jon M. Diat