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Job Potter was sworn in as the new chairman of the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Tuesday. Carissa Katz



Smoke was billowing out the front of the Sag Harbor Cinema on the morning of Dec. 16 in what would be the worst fire on the South Fork in 22 years. Michael Heller
Chris Martin and Coldplay's performance at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett in August was one of the highlights of the summer of 2016.Kevin Mazur
The driver of this older-model Mercedes that crashed onto the Maidstone Club's golf course over the July Fourth weekend survived the wreck, though he was charged with drunken driving. Hampton Pix

Day care center addresses societal trends that are impacting school readiness
The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center has partnered with Yale University and the State University at Old Westbury on a program to get parents more involved in their children’s education. Christine Sampson

Building code proposal includes grandfather clause
East Hampton Town could further limit residential construction. A hearing on measures intended to preserve the town's architectural character will be on Thursday. David E. Rattray

Georges Bank said to be ‘paved with fluke’; Schumer fears major job losses
“If it all looks bad, it might be because they don’t have enough information,” Bonnie Brady of the Long Island Commercial Fishing Association said of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s trawl surveys, which she believes are incomplete and therefore producing skewed data. Durell Godfrey

Prestigious program readies students for college
East Hampton High School will offer its students the opportunity to pursue Advanced Placement Capstone diplomas starting in the 2017-18 school year. Jane Bimson

Christine Sampson

A still from the film "Perfect Houseguest" by Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter, one of several short films from the New York International Children's Film Festival that will be shown at the Parrish Art Museum on Friday. credit: New York International Children's Film Festival