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Beth Doyle, the John M. Marshall Elementary School principal, and Russell Morgan, the assistant principal, took part in the Shadow a Student Challenge last month, hoping that by seeing the school through students’ eyes, they might identify ways to improve the John Marshall experience.
Improvements to septic waste systems in downtown Montauk, in order to limit the release of pollutants that could have a negative effect on ground and surface waters, including Fort Pond, were a topic this week at a meeting of the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee.
The Rev. Denis Brunelle of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton, the head of the East Hampton Clericus, delivered an impassioned and defiant statement against the federal government’s intention to deport millions of undocumented immigrants at a recent village board meeting.
The owner of a Springs house where an East Hampton teen allegedly overdosed on morphine on Jan. 29, was arraigned Friday in East Hampton Town Justice Court on multiple charges relating to under-age gatherings at the house, including one of felony drug dealing.
The facility primarily serves wealthy clients with drug addiction problems, while also offering grants to other residents with similar issues. It opened for business in November 2010, and within a year was met by opposition from neighbors.
The bomb was a 2006 Mercedes-Benz driven by Alec Wasser, 21, who police said was driving drunk when he lost control of the car and slammed into the side of a house in Water Mill in the early morning hours on Sunday.
President Donald Trump’s calls for increased enforcement of federal immigration laws and memos issued last week by the Department of Homeland Security outlining a broader focus on finding and detaining anyone who is in the country illegally have members of the East Hampton community on edge.
Representative Lee Zeldin answered questions from several constituents in a “telephone town hall” last Thursday, following the cancellation of an April in-person event at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton.
A plan to improve traffic and pedestrian safety along Bridgehampton’s Main Street is moving ahead, albeit slowly.
Bridgehampton residents want South­­­ampton Town officials to tighten the reins on the owners of a horse farm who are looking for retroactive planning board approval of work done without permission.
Debate, again, over Starbucks C.E.O.’s oceanfront property.
A search has begun for a part-time superintendent for the Wainscott School District after the resignation, effective yesterday, of Stuart Rachlin, who has been in the position for six years.
A proposed expansion of the community oyster garden that was launched in Three Mile Harbor last year took a step forward on Monday when the East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to put in motion a process that would double the size of that garden while establishing another in Hog Creek.