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Sag Harbor Tax Increase Is Among Lowest

The Sag Harbor School Board voted on April 19 to adopt a $48.06 million budget plan for the 2023-24 school year, though the plan — with a tax-cap-compliant 1.88-percent increase built in — is not expected to be the hottest item on the May 16 ballot.

Apr 27, 2023
Sag Harbor School District Plans Marsden Street Forum

The Sag Harbor School District has scheduled a public forum "addressing the proposed acquisition" of five wooded properties on Marsden Street for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Pierson Middle and High School auditorium.

Apr 24, 2023
East Hampton High School Science Symposium Returns on Tuesday

Tuesday will be an exciting day for the 43 students enrolled in East Hampton High School’s Methods in Research science program. They will welcome parents, friends, and community members to the school’s research symposium, the first to be held since the Covid-19 pandemic paused most activities, where they will display and discuss their projects and results.

Apr 20, 2023
Springs Adopts Over-the-Cap Budget

The Springs School Board has an uphill mountain to climb as it seeks support from the community for an over-the-tax-cap budget plan that will need a supermajority of at least 60-percent voter approval to pass.

Apr 20, 2023
East Hampton's School Budget Is $79 Million

“We are both happy and fortunate to be under the tax cap this year,” J.P. Foster, the school board president, said Wednesday morning. “With rising costs across the board, it is certainly a challenge.”

Apr 20, 2023
Autism Has ‘Rainbow-Like Range’

Advocacy organizations and physicians are strongly encouraging families of children with autism to get genetic testing — not just in April, which is Autism Awareness Month, but as a standard practice in this branch of medicine, to gain insight into the spectrum of ways autism impacts kids. “Knowledge is power,” said Dr. Kolevzon, the clinical director of the Seaver Autism Center, who sees at least one South Fork family, the Egerton-Warburtons of Water Mill, in his practice.

Apr 20, 2023
Kids Culture for April 20, 2023

Book clubs for kids and teens will discuss graphic novels and other works. Plus: Garden exploration at Amber Waves, a teen clothing swap in Montauk, movies at libraries and Sag cinema, and Earth Day events galore.

Apr 20, 2023
Only Two Contested School Board Races

Monday’s deadline for school board candidates to file their petitions has come and gone. Just two local school districts, East Hampton and Wainscott, will have contested races.

Apr 20, 2023
Springs Appoints New Principal

Erik Kelt, a Shelter Island native who has been a principal in New Orleans, is coming home to the East End take on that role in Springs starting in July.

Apr 19, 2023
Springs School Budget Is Still Work in Progress

The Springs School District’s over-the-tax-cap budget proposal for the 2023-24 school year continues to take shape as Tuesday’s state-imposed deadline looms. Schools must finalize their budgets by then.

Apr 13, 2023
Education Briefs 04.13.23

A new principal and a new honor for the Bridgehampton School.

Apr 13, 2023
Kids Culture for April 13, 2023

The coming week brings movie madness for kids and teens, from classic films to newer box office hits, along with plenty of other activities to learn and play.

Apr 13, 2023