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  • At approximately 4,000 square feet, the children’s section is large and bright, including areas dedicated to age groups from birth through eighth grade. It allows for 10,000 more children’s books, new computers, and other technology.
  • A disciplinary hearing for Julio Galeano, the East Hampton Village police officer who allegedly used a house on Talmage Lane for a romantic visit with a fellow member of the force without its owner’s knowledge, is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the Emergency Services Building.

  • Two seats on the East Hampton Village Board will be filled on June 17, when voters go to the polls from noon to 9 p.m. The Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street is the polling place.Elbert Edwards and Bruce Siska, incumbent board members, are up for re-election and are running unopposed.

  • Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded East Hampton Village’s bond rating from Aa2 to Aa1, indicating a very strong capacity to meet financial commitments.

    The provider of credit ratings and risk analysis cited the village’s sizable and affluent tax base and modest debt burden as strong indicators of its financial position.

    The upgrade, according to a release issued by Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. and the village board, followed the village’s decision to refinance a series of bonds, resulting in savings of almost $225,000.

  • About a year after Dr. Robert Brisbane joined the Amagansett School he leaves for the Roosevelt School District.
  • Recent storms have claimed some 20 feet of bluff, and several residents have proposed a sand-covered rock revetment to hold back the waters of Gardiner's Bay.
  • Garages that contain apartments have drawn the attention of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals in recent years and continued to do so on Friday when a hearing on one was postponed and another was granted approval.

  • You really have to see the Taj Mahal in person to appreciate it. I don’t know if that’s a cliché — it probably is, but then, I’m not much of a world traveler. Still, a few years back I did catch a morning train from Jaipur to visit Shah Jahan’s “ultimate monument to love,” the mausoleum and funerary garden honoring his late wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

  • “They’re enjoying their vacation time, or the solitude of sitting in a quaint area of our village. It looks good for the village itself.”
  •     The Amagansett Fire Department’s annual Classic Car Show will have a special purpose this year. Proceeds from the event, which happens on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will benefit a July 12 parade that will mark the department’s 100th anniversary. The rain date is Sunday.

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