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Voters in the Sag Harbor School District approved the John Jermain Memorial Library’s 2017 budget last Thursday with a final count of 159 votes in favor and 17 in opposition.
Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
The local Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts organizations have put out the call for leaders and parent volunteers for troops from East Hampton to Montauk.
The flood of students in the hallways at the Springs School may seem like a stampede, but it is commonplace at the school, where officials say growing enrollment has put pressure on the aging building.
While the physical building at the Springs School is being tested by a burgeoning student population, it became clear at a Sept. 19 round-table discussion by a group of teachers representing various grades and subject matter that negative comments had also become an issue.
Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that funds those entities, has awarded the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill a three-year, $83,495 grant for an initiative called Art + Language: A New Design for Learning in three South Fork schools.
Aubrey Peterson, an East Hampton Middle School eighth grader, was in the room on Monday with such important figures as Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador James Woolsey, both former C.I.A.
Students and teachers at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton marked International Peace Day on Friday with a Pinwheels for Peace celebration.
The Springs School District on Monday beefed up its capital reserve fund with nearly a million dollars, money left over from last year’s budgeted expenses.
The Bridgehampton School, constructed in 1939, is the only local school to have never undergone a major building expansion. It has instead used a handful of portable buildings, which were added more than 40 years ago.
Teachers at the Montauk School will receive a new contract from the district after working without one since June 2015. Negotiations have been ongoing for more than a year.
The Wellness Foundation’s fall seminar, planned for next Thursday, will feature Robyn O’Brien, an expert who has been dubbed “food’s Erin Brockovich” by The New York Times.