A New York State Supreme Court jury concluded this week that the East Hampton School District should pay Sandpebble Builders about $750,750 related to the construction contract the two signed more than 10 years ago for major renovations to all three school buildings in East Hampton.
Saying the Montauk Teachers Association had abused public comment sessions at school board meetings while contract negotiations were underway, the Montauk School Board axed public comment during the three most recent board meetings.
The Sag Harbor School Board shifted its attention on Monday back to the hot-button issue of whether to install synthetic turf on the athletic field at the Pierson Middle and High School, a proposal that stalled due to higher-than-expected costs and stiff opposition from parents.
An anonymous bomb threat in a recorded telephone message at the Pierson Middle and High School on Monday caused the evacuation of the school, as well as the Sag Harbor Elementary School, for about an hour and a half while police and firefighters...
With 52 children signed up by the May 20 deadline for full-day prekindergarten next year, the East Hampton School District has avoided a lottery to decide who would fill the 54 places it contracted for at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center.
Voters from Bridgehampton to Montauk reacted favorably on Tuesday to their school districts’ proposed 2016-17 spending plans, easily passing all eight budgets, including two that pierced the state-imposed cap on tax levy increases.