Daniel Hartnett, a member of the Sag Harbor School Board, announced his resignation Monday night, leaving a vacancy on the board at the start of the 2014-15 school year.
Mr. Hartnett said by phone Tuesday that the board was not surprised, as he had told them he was selling his house in Bay Point. With the housing inventory as low as it is in the school district during the summer rental season, he had to sign a lease in Springs, he said.
A roadway construction project from Southampton Village to East Hampton has already hit some roadblocks, just one week into the project.
Crews began grinding up Montauk Highway, starting at the Country Road 39 intersection in Southampton and working their way east, on March 31. A stretch of asphalt was taken up, but little else appears to have been done along the 8.2-mile stretch that is scheduled for work.
There is still time to sign up for workshops at the East End Mental Health Awareness Day on Saturday.
The free conference, open to anyone who might need help with mental health or who knows someone who does, will be held at Southampton High School on Narrow Lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A rally protesting PSEG Long Island's installation of new, taller utility poles and higher-voltage electrical transmission lines along a six-mile route from East Hampton Village to Amagansett will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hook Mill in East Hampton.
Save East Hampton, a group heading up the opposition to the poles, rescheduled the rally from March 30 because of poor weather. The gathering, which the group is calling an informational festival, will include music and refreshments.
A fund-raiser for Robbie Badkin, a well-known Lazy Point resident and Montauk welder, will be held Sunday at Inlet Seafood restaurant in Montauk.