Daily Grind

Public hearings begin next week on the 2016-17 budgets proposed by local school districts, giving voters a chance to consider the figures and ask questions before annual school budget votes on May 17.
Drivers headed to and from the East End should take note of some overnight closures on the Long Island Expressway, starting this week.
The East Hampton Democratic Town Committee voted on Wednesday to endorse David Calone as their preferred candidate to run for Congress against Representative Lee Zeldin.
An emergency blood drive will be held in Amagansett on Monday, but if you can't make it there are several more opportunities in May.
Commercial fishermen can take advantage of free safety training programs that will be offered next week at the Montauk Coast Guard Station.
New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. is calling for families in his district with high school children to sign on to an anti-drinking-and-driving campaign as the prom season approaches.
William Finnegan, a staff writer for The New Yorker, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for biography on Monday for his memoir, "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life," the story of a coming of age of a sport and a man.
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