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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

Pluses are many, report finds, but noise control advocates cry foul

Eugene DePasquale, a Democrat re-elected as town assessor on Tuesday, with Amanda Senior, at right, and his daughter, Sophia DePasquale, left Morgan McGivern
As Chris Kelley, the Democratic Party’s campaign chairman, shared some numbers from the polls, Job Potter, right, congratulated his running mate Kathee Burke-Gonzalez on her victorious run for East Hampton Town Board. Morgan McGivern

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