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Parents of second-grade Springs School students asked the district to hire teaching assistants for their children’s classrooms at a school board meeting on Oct. 5.
Deer are herbivores that eat just about anything in the woods. A full-grown deer of 100 pounds eats five to nine pounds of vegetation a day. The damage is already obvious and widespread.
While many people who work in the schools were enjoying their final days of summer vacation, Daniel Hartnett, a bilingual social worker at the East Hampton Middle School, spent the first days of September helping immigrant women and children detained at the United States-Mexico border.
Crossroads Music, an instrument shop at Amagansett Square, will close at the end of the year.
With the construction of a wall of sandbags across the downtown Montauk ocean shore pending, the United States Army Corps of Engineers told a judge it is reassessing the area.
A report from the state’s inspector general’s office was critical of several of the Department of Environmental Conservation's enforcement practices as they relate to the commercial fishing industry.
Tenzin Yignyen, a Tibetan Buddhist monk who has taught in the United States for 20 years, returned to the Ross School in East Hampton last week, where he constructed and later dismantled a sand mandala.
The Springs School facilities committee on Monday stopped short of recommending a bond referendum to finance a capital project, as it previously appeared poised to do, and instead introduced suggestions that will cost the school district money without proposing a way to pay for them.
Even as storm-force winds blew across Montauk last week, sending waves high up onto the downtown beach where a line of sandbags covered with excavated sand is slated for construction by the Army Corps of Engineers, project contractors set up shop with a trailer at Montauk’s Kirk Park parking lot.