East Hampton High School’s auditorium was the place to be Tuesday night, as upwards of 75 parents and residents turned out to air their grievances at a school board meeting and subsequent athletic forum.
Licensed contractors whose trucks exceed a 12,000-pound gross vehicle weight limit could be exempt for 18 months from a new law designed to curb the parking of large commercial vehicles on residential lots, under a revised draft of the law.
The Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr., pastor-elect of Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton and the keynote speaker at the church's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday, evoked King's message and urged others to follow his example.
Under watch of the state attorney general, East Hampton and five other Suffolk school districts have agreed to implement new policies and procedures aimed at increasing communication between parents of English language learners and school officials.
Three schools to the west are dealing with threats on Thursday. While East Hampton police have been made aware of the situations in Southampton and Riverhead, Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo said there are no threats in East Hampton.