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Following concern expressed at last month’s meeting of the Springs School Board that not enough parents have been involved in decision making, the board voted unanimously at its meeting on Monday night to reinstate a site-based planning committe.
    Even if you’ve never seen Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” you’ve probably had its most iconic song, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” stuck in your head at some point this holiday season....
    Even if you’ve never seen Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” you’ve probably had its most iconic song, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” stuck in your head at some point this holiday season....
The East Hampton Town Trustees plan to seek a change in the town code so that anyone breaching a designated “special district,” such as the shellfish sanctuary in Napeague Harbor, is charged with a misdemeanor rather than a low-level violation.
Four East Hampton Town Board hearings next Thursday on requests for changes to the town zoning code are expected to draw a crowd. Petitions have been circulating against all of the proposals.
Following the counting of absentee ballots, the Suffolk County Board of Elections has confirmed that Brian Byrnes, who was endorsed by the Democratic and Independence Parties, and William Taylor, who ran as a Democrat, were elected to the East Hampton Town Trustees.
With a Dec. 31 deadline looming, East Hampton Town taxpayers are lagging behind other New Yorkers in registering, as required by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, to keep their School Tax Relief, or STAR, exemption.
    East Hampton Town property tax bills for 2013-14 will be mailed tomorrow, with the first half  due on Jan. 10. The second half will be due by the end of May.
    A Springs man who was charged early Saturday with driving while intoxicated appears likely to be indicted by a grand jury for felony D.W.I.     Geraldo M. Lligui, 63, was arraigned that morning before East...
    A dispute between the parents of a 6-month-old baby in a trailer park in Montauk ended early last Thursday morning with both under arrest, the mother for allegedly stabbing the father, who, in turn, was charged with choking...
    Mary Mott knew she was going to be honored at the East Hampton Ambulance Association’s annual awards dinner on Saturday for having answered a record 6,000 calls during her 27-year career.
East Hampton Village      A cab driver who picked up a Southampton-bound fare in Amagansett at about 4 a.m. on Dec 2 learned, while driving on Main Street, that the young man had no money. He told the driver he had fallen asleep...
   The Star suggested last week that an ombudsman (or woman) — independent, forthright, and tough — might well be worth considering for an East Hampton Town government that has suffered from inappropriate or incompetent...