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  • Philip O’Connell and Arthur Graham are vying for a one-year term on the East Hampton Village Board in the upcoming June 20 election.
  • Fifty years after its opening, John’s Drive-In continues to serve the burgers, fries, milkshakes, and ice cream for which it is known and loved by residents and visitors alike.
  • East Hampton Village’s proposed $21.4 million budget for 2017-18 was put on hold after a public hearing last Thursday so that the village’s share of a new East Hampton Town emergency communications system could be included.
  • East Hampton Village is poised to expand Herrick Park, following an East Hampton Town Board public hearing last Thursday on the proposed purchase with community preservation fund money of three parcels, totaling 2.78 acres, at 14 and 16 Pleasant Lane and 25 Muchmore Lane.
  • With affordable housing in acutely short supply, more than 30 hopefuls attended a home ownership lottery drawing on May 31 at Town Hall in East Hampton, where numbers that had been randomly assigned to applicants were drawn and sequentially entered onto a waiting list.
  • An agenda item on Tuesday’s East Hampton School Board meeting caused alarm among several audience members until they were reassured that it did not mean the board had decided to build a bus depot on the high school campus.
  • Children of all ages were dealt a crushing blow when, on May 21, after 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus gave its last-ever performance, at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale.
  • It has been a little over a year since The Star discussed dyslexia with Helen Roussel, a Sag Harbor resident, mother of an 11-year-old dyslexic boy, and an indefatigable campaigner for increased awareness and improved educational approaches for children who suffer from the disorder.
  • The Village of East Hampton will be the recipient of a $16,000 rebate from the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Municipal Zero-Emission Vehicle rebate program for the installation of an electric vehicle charging station in the long-term lot located off Lumber Lane.

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