Students at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center listened as East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez read last week from one of her favorite children's books as part of a series of guest-reader events. The center has entered into another one-year contract to provide a full-day prekindergarten program for the East Hampton School District. Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center

Among those who joined an East Hampton High School junior class trip to the National September 11 Memorial last week were, in front from left, Hunter Medler, Eros Elizondo, Hannah Mirando, and Jen Wilson, and in back, Laura Molinari, East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo, and Bill Barbour. Judy D’Mello

All budgets pass; board newcomers fare well
Patrick Brabant, left, won a write-in campaign for a seat on the Springs School Board, and Claudia Quintana, also a write-in, bested an incumbent to win a seat on the Amagansett School Board.