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One of the Citroëns in Ronald Lauder's collection was destroyed when it erupted in flames in Wainscott Wednesday morning. Durell Godfrey photos

Daniel Bluman went clean on Ladriano Z — to his and the large crowd’s delight
Daniel Bluman scored rare back-to-back wins in the Grand Prix Qualifier and in the Grand Prix at the Hampton Classic this past week — on Bacara d’Archonfosse in the qualifier and on Ladriano Z, above, in the Grand Prix. Durell Godfrey
Brianne Goutal, who rode Nice de Prissey clean in the first round, had one knockdown in the jump-off to finish second in the Hampton Classic’s Grand Prix. Later, at the press conference, she said with a smile that she was tired of being a bridesmaid. Sunday’s was her third runner-up finish here. Durell Godfrey
Sue Ellen Marder O’Connor and her sister, Nancy Marder Banfield, switched riding helmets for fancy hats at the Hampton Classic Sunday morning. With Banfield as her coach, O’Connor had three second-place finishes in adult amateur divisions and a fifth-place finish in the adult hunter classic. Jack Graves

Eighty-four came out for boys soccer, necessitating cuts
East Hampton’s boys soccer team “won” a scrimmage here with Pierson on Aug. 30 and defeated Mattituck 5-0 in a nonleaguer Friday before losing 2-0 to a perennial Nassau County power, Jericho, Saturday. Jack Graves
Rebecca Kuperschmid took Half Hollow Hills East’s number-one, Janelle Chen, to three sets in a mandatory nonleague tennis match that Hills East won 7-0 here last Thursday. Jack Graves



The grounds open at 3 p.m. on Friday for the 71st annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow. Joanne Pilgrim

A Butler family Bible, one of two now housed at the Montauk Library, contains records of births, marriages, and deaths among members of the Montaukett Tribe, beginning in about 1840. David E. Rattray

Candidates agreed on a lot, though not everything
Jeffrey Bragman, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, and Zachary Cohen discussed issues at the East Hampton Library ahead of the Sept. 12 Democratic Party primary. Durell Godfrey

Renovations, new start times, new faces greet returning students this week
Back to school! Morgan McGivern