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  • Parking, the concerns of the East Hampton Town and Village Disabilities Advisory Board, and the health of the groundwater were all discussed at the East Hampton Village Board work session.
  • Vacant stores will be required to put a display in the window if a new law in East Hampton Village is passed.
  •     “This was just woods,” Maureen Murphy, the executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, said. She was referring to the Accabonac Apartments, a 50-unit project that opened in 1999, a year after Ms. Murphy joined the agency. Now, Ms. Murphy is retiring from the post. “It’s enough,” she said. “It’s time.”

  •     The Ross School has named a new head of school to replace the departing Michele Claeys, who leaves at the end of the school year for a new job as associate head of the Norwood School in Bethesda, Md.
        Dr. Gregg W.M. Maloberti will step in as interim head of school, with a term beginning on July 1 and lasting for two years.

  •     Monday is the final day for those who are interested in filing their petitions to run for school board seats that are up for grabs in all districts.
        Liz Pucci, who filled in on the East Hampton School Board when Stephen Talmage, a long-time member, stepped down, has announced that she will run to retain her seat. At press time it was unclear whether Laura Anker Grossman, the current school board president, whose term is also up this year, will run again. Both of the seats are for three-year terms.

  • The highly infectious bacterial disease has made an appearance at the East Hampton Middle School
  • Cuts came from restructuring or streamlining programs and departments
  •     Working with Raymond Fell, a search consultant with the Eastern Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services, the East Hampton School Board has narrowed its choices for the the next school superintendent to just three candidates. They are the interim superintendent, Richard Burns, Sue Naeve, who co-chairs the district’s citizens advisory committee, and Robert Tymann, an assistant superintendent in the Lindenhurst district.

  •     For parents who are out of ideas for things to do with their young children, there’s a new site in town. Giggles ’n’ Grit, started by a trio of mothers, offers hyper-local ideas to get the ball rolling and creative juices flowing.

  •    On a temperate spring day last week, works of art from Audrey Flack’s light and airy studio in East Hampton were being gently borne to the Gary Snyder Gallery in the Chelsea district of Manhattan, where they will be on view from next Thursday through May 19. They range from tabletop size to flat-out enormous, and they all showcase Ms. Flack’s passion for the “sacred feminine” — the women heroes of mythology and religious iconography.

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