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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

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