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Some of the dozens of sculptures that dot the 40-acre land in Flanders belonging to Gloria Kisch. Debra Scott

Sparks fly even though no action is expected in Wilkinson administration

Perry Duryea III will be honored as the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s man of the year tomorrow in a season’s end party at Gurney’s Inn. Janis Hewitt

An early-morning fire at the Montauk Shores Condominiums, an oceanfront trailer park on DeForest Road near Ditch Plain, consumed two residences and a shed yesterday. Michael Heller
Fifty firefighters from Montauk, Amagansett, and East Hampton had the blaze under control by 8:30 a.m.Russell Drumm

John X. Tracy, who police said robbed a Springs liquor store on Saturday, claiming he had a gun. E.H.T.P.D.
An East Hampton Town police spokesman said that tips regarding a man caught in a surveillance image moments before he allegedly robbed the Springs Wines and Liquor store of $1,500 in cash helped lead to his arrest on Monday.E.H.T.P.D.
T.E. McMarrow

A 24-acre site in Amgansett may be rezoned in a last-ditch attempt by the Wilkinson administration to allow for a large, high-end development. Hampton Pix

Parents support board’s vote on school checks

Proposed legislation to delay increases would not affect second-home owners
The owners of waterfront properties like these along Soundview Drive and Captain Kidd’s Path in Montauk are seeing sharp increases in the cost of their federal flood insurance premiums. David E. Rattray

After meeting with members of Save Sag Harbor, Cape Advisors agreed to various changes, including replacing fiber-cement siding on the development’s new town houses with cedar shingles. Durell Godfrey Photos