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  • In the wake of Patricia Hope’s surprise resignation one month ago, the East Hampton School Board’s decision about how to fill the vacancy has remained up in the air.
  • Even years later, James Merrell likes nothing more than returning to the houses he designed.

  • Project Most, a nonprofit after-school program for elementary students in East Hampton and Springs, received a state grant for $137,500 this week.

    “It’s the fifth time that Project Most has competed for the grant and the fifth time it has been successful,” said Tim Bryden, its executive director. Now in its 14th year, Project Most serves around 300 students at the John M. Marshall Elementary School and Springs School from 3 to 6 p.m., five days a week.

  • Air-conditioners whirred early Tuesday morning as two rows of 5 and 6-year-olds sat cross-legged on the floor of an East Hampton High School classroom, excitedly working on a lesson that builds science vocabulary.
  • Shock waves went through the East Hampton School Board meeting Tuesday night when it was learned that Patricia Hope, one of the board’s most outspoken members, had resigned.
  • Shock waves went through the East Hampton School Board meeting Tuesday night when it was learned that Patricia Hope, one of the board's most outspoken members, had resigned.

  • When talking with young people, Paul Davis is quick to emphasize that becoming an artist isn’t so much about natural-born talent, but rather, how much you’re willing to apply yourself.

    Looking at a handful of childhood drawings one recent morning, Mr. Davis acknowledged how far he’s come since the early stick-figure drawings of his youth. He also hoped to clear up any misconceptions.

  • Preserving and loving a house on land granted in 1650 to William Mulford, one of the original East Hampton settlers, filled with shabby-chic furnishings and treasured mementos of family life.
  • Graduation season is well under way, with the official start of summer but a few commencement ceremonies away.

  • Bridgehampton voters finally pierced the state-imposed tax cap on a $12.3 million budget for the 2014-15 school year

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  • Beatty Cohan will speak at the East Hampton Library on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. about domestic violence prevention.
  • At East Hampton High School, for the second year in a row, two girls have been named valedictorian and salutatorian. Georgia Bennett is valedictorian and Cameron DiGate is salutatorian. They are cousins. Georgia will play the lead in next month's production of "Grease" and was also the valedictorian of her eighth-grade class at the East Hampton Middle School. Cameron is a student council representative and a varsity field hockey player. Come September, Georgia is headed to Northwestern University, while Cameron is undecided.