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  •     Noise related to aircraft going to and from East Hampton Airport is an environmental intrusion and should be addressed as such, the chairman of the Village Preservation Society of East Hampton’s airport noise committee told the East Hampton Village board at its regular meeting last Friday.

  •     Congratulations to graduates and gratitude to teachers and the PTA were offered by Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent of the Amagansett School, at the school board’s meeting on Tuesday morning.

  •    “Everybody knows we’re going down / When we walk around / Everybody knows we’re going down / When we’re out on the town.”

  • As the Rev. Katrina Foster entered the sanctuary at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett on Sunday afternoon, a joyous applause rained down. With her three-year contract set to expire at month’s end, the congregation had just voted on whether or not to retain Ms. Foster as their pastor.
  •     At the conclusion of an otherwise uneventful meeting on Friday, Andrew Goldstein, chairman of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, announced that the meeting would be his last.

  •     Michele Herger, Ms. New York America 2013, will compete in the Ms. America pageant on Sunday night in Costa Mesa, Calif. The competition, for women between 26 and 60, will see contestants judged on the evening gown and sportswear they wear, as well as an interview and on-stage question.

  •    Given the tantalizing headline, I couldn’t wait until Thursday to read “Here Comes the Sun,” Carrie Ann Salvi’s “Relay” in the May 16 edition of The Star, so I snuck back to the production department on Tuesday afternoon. (Tuesday afternoon is never ending, as Paul McCartney sang in “Lady Madonna,” so I had time to spare.)

  •    Audra McDonald, the celebrated soprano and actress, will perform at Guild Hall with her jazz ensemble on July 6 at 7 p.m.

  •     As the school year draws to a close, concern about standardized tests and the companies developing them was the hot topic at Tuesday’s meeting of the Amagansett School Board.

        Eleanor Tritt, the school’s superintendent, discussed continuing concerns about field-test questions embedded in tests developed by for-profit corporations such as Pearson Education, which creates and markets educational materials, technologies, and assessments.

  •     The Town of East Hampton should authorize a hamlet study for Amagansett, the attendees at Monday night’s Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee’s meeting agreed after discussing a number of issues that they believe are receiving insufficient attention and adversely affecting residents’ quality of life.

        Nine members voted in favor of requesting a hamlet study, with none opposed or abstaining.

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