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Town Clerk Fred Overton, left, who won a sole Republican seat on the town board, was congratulated by Carl Irace, who lost his bid for town justice, at Indian Wells Tavern on Tuesday. Stephen J. Kotz

Durell Godfrey
The Cedar Point Lighthouse from an undated glass-plate negative in The East Hampton Star's archive

Victory for Fred Overton and Kathee Burke-Gonzalez
Larry Cantwell, center, will become East Hampton Town supervisor in January, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez will join the town board, and Steven Tekulsky will take the bench as a town justice. Morgan McGivern

When news of the sale got out, rumors ran rampant in Montauk
The new owner of the East Deck Motel, someone local who has not yet been named, has already begun work there, but it will not be a motel, according to Alice Houseknecht, its former owner. Janis Hewitt

F.B.I. said he had 100-plus images of children

Former South Carolina treasurer, arrested on D.W.I. charge in July, says his refusal to take a breath test was based on bad advice from S.C. lawyer
Thomas Ravenel, right, leaving East Hampton Town Justice Court Thursday with his attorney Trevor Darrell T.E. McMorrow

Revision of C.P.F. legislation prompts idea

Numeracy and coding classes offer middle schoolers new approach to math
Douglas Milano, a math teacher at the East Hampton Middle School, lectured to his numeracy class on Monday morning. Morgan McGivern

Democrats lead over G.O.P. narrowed in October