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  •     Implementing a new math curriculum will be a complex and labor-intensive but necessary process, Eleanor Tritt, the superintendent of the Amagansett School, told the school board at its meeting on Tuesday.

  •     The owners of historic timber-frame houses in East Hampton Village will get a zoning bonus that will allow them to build or expand second dwellings on their property following the village board’s adoption on Friday of zoning code amendments designed to encourage preservation of those landmark structures.

  •     Tom Lawrence, a code enforcement officer for East Hampton Village, has resigned effective Feb. 15. At its meeting last Friday, the village board accepted his resignation and authorized payment of $33,066.60 for “unused accumulated time, pursuant to employee agreement.”

  •     An incident last week outside the East Hampton Post Office calls into question the response time of village emergency personnel, J.B. DosSantos, a member of the East Hampton-Sag Harbor Citizens Advisory Committee, said at an East Hampton Village Board meeting on Friday.

  • In light of extreme-weather events in 2011 and 2012, it is essential that residents take a more proactive and self-reliant approach to future storms. That was the message from Bruce Bates, the Town of East Hampton’s emergency preparedness coordinator, when he addressed the Amagansett citizens advisory committee on Monday.

  •     The wait is finally over.
        Last Thursday, a certificate of occupancy was issued and senior citizens, selected via lottery for the 40 newly constructed apartments on the grounds of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett, began to move in.

  • “Do we have to close Indian Wells Highway at Bluff Road and say you can’t get by there without a town sticker?” asked Kieran Brew, the committee’s chairman. “I don’t like the ‘police’ aspect of it, but it is kind of crazy down there.”
  •    Lisa Ekdahl, where have you been all my life?
        I remember the excitement, there on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, when I’d walk down the steps into Nuggets, a secondhand record store near Kenmore Square. With the only three or four dollars I owned, I’d scan every bin, seeking the one record that would maximize those thin resources.

  • The project to rebuild a bridge at Pussy’s Pond in Springs is nearly complete, and a celebration of the years-long effort to replace the previous bridge has been scheduled for Jan. 27 at Ashawagh Hall.
  • Facing $400,000 in repairs at two beaches, village will seek FEMA assistance

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