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Concerns over crowds and the environment cited at hearing on zone change
Twelve-year-old Oona Darrell stressed the importance of wetlands and a healthy habitat for Napeague wildlife at a town board hearing last Thursday. Morgan McGivern

Few cuts expected, despite growing student body

As beach projects grow, so does trustees’ angst

Bigger signs, leash laws, and no-go zones pondered for village beaches
Steven Gaines of Wainscott has started the Committee for Responsible Dog Ownership
Steven Gaines of Wainscott has started the Committee for Responsible Dog Ownership, which he said was inspired by the Committee for Access Rights, which opposes privatization of beaches. Morgan McGivern

Jack Perna will be grand marshal of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday. Janis Hewitt

Commercial fishermen oppose to a bill they say would lead to increased fishing pressure and glutted markets. Morgan McGivern

Gina Kraus tells staff she is being forced out
Gina Kraus, principal of the John M. Marshall Elementary School Durell Godfrey

Will the onetime town supe seek his old job?
Suffolk Legislator Jay Schneiderman, left, with Carl Irace at an East Hampton Town Republican Party event Wednesday. Mr. Schneiderman may or may not run for his old post as town supervisor. Morgan McGivern

Courtney Ross to be a ‘digital presence’ as she travels the world on yacht
Courtney Ross, left, the founder of the Ross School in East Hampton, spoke with a student there in 2006. She has annouced to a group of teachers and administrators that she intends to cruise the world on a yacht. Hampton Pix

‘Decent-size’ lots, not a cluster, is the goal