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A growing number of families rent properties in Sag Harbor during the off-season so that their children can attend the public schools there. Many of them close their houses in neighboring districts for the winter; some keep them open to return on occasional weekends.
The Town of East Hampton is set to give its approval to a $41 million plan that calls for dredging the navigational channel into Montauk Harbor and to deposit sand on beaches along Block Island Sound to the west to build a new public beach.
Katie Beers, who grew up in Springs after a kidnapping ordeal that began just before she turned 10, reacted to the death at upstate Sing Sing prison of John Esposito, the Long Island building contractor convicted of holding her prisoner.
The taxicab situation in Montauk was so out of control this season that the local cab companies and drivers are asking East Hampton Town officials for help.
Another attempt is in the works to develop vacant or unused properties at the Sag Harbor end of the Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge, including parcels on Ferry Road and buildings on West Water Street.
For administrators at the Amagansett School, like those at other schools across the state, the new school year means exciting beginnings but also the return to a challenging set of new state and federal standards, known as the Common Core.
  Whether competing or joining their parents at lunch under the tents, the kids of the Hampton Classic were dressed for the event.
Last week's Hampton Classic Horse Show  in Bridgehampton was a people-watching extravaganza, with those with an interest in horses or in socializing congregating around and under the V.I.P. tent. Durell Godfrey spent a week at the Classic,...
Though she is a new face in the district, some in the administration are hopeful that her leadership will bring both rigor and stability to a school that has recently struggled with both.