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Town’s voters ‘can’t be bought,’ Van Scoyoc says
Their re-election assured, Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc and Supervisor Larry Cantwell congratulated each other on Tuesday night. Morgan McGivern
Tyler Armstrong, a first-time candidate for East Hampton Town Trustee, was all smiles at Rowdy Hall in East Hampton, where he celebrated with the other victorious Democrats. Morgan McGivern
It was a disappointing night for Republicans. Tom Knobel, left, got just over 32 percent of the votes in the race for town supervisor, and Joe Bloecker, right, a former East Hampton Town Trustee, appeared to have fallen short in his bid to regain a seat on that board. Morgan McGivern

Last winter’s prolonged cold might be a factor
Kelly Lester opened scallops on Monday. Christopher Walsh

A building at Hartman’s Briney Breezes in Montauk was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at about 4:30 a.m. on Friday. Michael Heller
By all accounts it was a “surround and drown” operation to douse the fire that had already ripped through much of the building. Dalton Portella
Michael Heller

A large crowd is expected at Nov. 19 hearing
Opponents of a proposed East Hampton law that would require landlords to register with the town have mounted an organized campaign. Christine Sampson

Doug Kuntz

Lou Reale

Bridget Fleming, a sitting Southampton Town Board member, was elected on Tuesday to her first term in the Suffolk Legislature. Carissa Katz

From left, Jameson Grant, Devyn Eames, and Milena Torres worked together to measure various aspects of water quality at Louse Point on Oct. 23 as part of the Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary program. Christine Sampson
Students picked fish and shrimp from a net at Northwest Harbor, measuring them before returning them to the water. Christine Sampson