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The East Hampton Village Board voted on Friday to ban the use of plastic checkout bags in the village, but not before considerable comment from people on both sides of the debate.
Richard Burns, the East Hampton School District’s director of pupil personnel services, was sworn in as the district’s interim superintendent on Tuesday evening.
In a studio lined with shelves of old cassettes and modern sound equipment, Gary Sapiane, president and general manager of the Sag Harbor station, is host of the show where locals can sell their wares live on air.
On Thursday, for the second time in five days, the dive charter boat John Jack returned to Montauk with the body of a diver who died while on a shipwreck exploration cruise.
Paul Lester and his sister, Kelly Lester, of Amagansett were issued summonses earlier this month by state conservation officers alleging fishery violations.
As Congress bickers over raising the debt ceiling, the prospect of the United States defaulting on its obligations for the first time in its history looms.

Two injured as vintage aircraft hits cornfield.
Three East Hampton Town Highway Department workers have filed complaints with the New York State Division of Human Rights alleging discrimination.
Dozens of people lined the dunes to watch as the body of the sperm whale calf was carried over the rocks and down the beach at Ditch Plain in Montauk