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This photo from the summer of 2018 gives an indication of the package delivery challenges facing the Montauk Post Office at the time. Jane Bimson

Debate pros and cons of recreational marijuana
“Weed is already here. We might as well tax it and make it safe,” David Falkowski of Sag Harbor told the Suffolk County Legislature Monday during a hearing on whether the county should opt out of a state plan to legalize recreational marijuana. Cornelia Channing

At a dress rehearsal on Monday for the East Hampton High School production of “Les Misérables,” Kevin Chabla, left, Vincenzo Salsedo, center, and Brody Eggert proved they were ready for opening night tomorrow. Durell Godfrey
Aiden Cooper, in the foreground, plays the police inspector Javert in the East Hampton High School production of “Les Misérables” this weekend. Durell Godfrey

A pilot program at the East Hampton Library
Beatriz Rivas, left, reviewed a writing sample with the teacher, Celia Josephson, during a high school equivalence exam prep class at the East Hampton Library earlier this month. Durell Godfrey

Key members of drug ring to be sentenced soon
William Crespo-Duran, seen here being led into East Hampton Town Justice Court back in August, will face a Suffolk County Criminal Court judge in April for sentencing on charges related to a Montauk drug bust last summer. Carissa Katz
Left to right, William Crespo-Duran, Gilberto Quintana-Crespo, Antonio Ramirez-Gonzalez

A substitute teacher at the Springs School filed state claim against a school official. Durell Godfrey

The East Hampton Town Trustees will discuss the new draft of a 35-year lease for houses at Lazy Point during a meeting on Wednesday. Morgan McGivern

The preservation fund provides money for land preservation and water quality improvement with proceeds of a 2-percent real estate transfer tax imposed by the five East End towns. Durell Godfrey