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Patricia Hope, president, will not reconsider
Patricia Hope, president of the school board, took members by surprise on Tuesday by submitting her resignation, effective immediately. Morgan McGivern

Amagansett department celebrates volunteerism, tradition, and community
Amagansett’s first firehouse was a former Boy’s Club building on Main Street, behind the present site of Hampton Realty Group. Amagansett Historical Association

With $2.5 million coming, trust makes move for affordable housing on 114
The Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust will close on a deal to purchase eight cottages at 782 Route 114, just outside of Sag Harbor Village, for work force housing. Morgan McGivern

The open space plans for both the village and town recommend the property for acquisition
If East Hampton Town and Village acquire the 3.7-acre Gardiner home lot on James Lane, most of the property will be maintained as an open and agricultural setting. Morgan McGivern

30 minutes in a family’s life made all the difference
Jerome Walker Jr. weighed just 1 pound 9 ounces and was not breathing when he was born on July 4, 1996, three months premature. At his high school graduation last month, he met the volunteer first responder who helped deliver him, Philip Cammann, for the first time. His parents, Penny Walker, left, and Jerome Walker Sr., right, credit Mr. Cammann with saving his life. Walker Family, Taylor K. Vecsey

Using money from the community preservation fund, East Hampton Town purchased the property for $1.1 million in March
East Hampton Town has proposed historic landmark status for the Springs property where the Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park worked and lived. Morgan McGivern

The town is seeking bids on several projects

The discussion of just what to do has spanned two town administrations

“The truth is our infrastructure, our personnel, our businesses, are all maxed out on a weekend like this,”