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Cormaria Celebrates 65 Years as a Retreat House

Posted on 19 November 2014

In 1949, with just $100 in her pocket, Mother Frances Dunne set out to transform a stately summer home into a retreat for those in need of some peace and quiet. And this Sunday, November 23, Cormaria will celebrate its 65th anniversary of Mother Dunne’s dream coming true.

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Towns, Villages to Hold Hearings on Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 19 November 2014

A regional effort to eliminate most plastic shopping bags will be the subject of public hearings before both the East Hampton and Southampton town boards this week.

East Hampton Unveils Car Charging Station at Town Hall

Posted on 18 November 2014

The Town of East Hampton unveiled its latest move toward sustainability on Friday, November 14—an electric car charging station.

Noyac Hosts Last Tick Talk of the Season

Posted on 18 November 2014

As the days get shorter and temperatures drop, East Enders sometimes fall into a false sense of security, believing tick season is over for another cold winter. But with the ever-increasing number of tick-borne diseases and infections, medical professionals emphasize the importance of remaining vigilant against the virulent arachnids all year long.

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Thomas Twomey, Law Firm Founder, Dies at 68

Posted on 17 November 2014

Thomas A. Twomey Jr., an attorney and civic leader, died of an apparent heart attack at his home on Two Holes of Water Road in East Hampton on Sunday morning. He was 68 years old.

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More Money Needed for Road Repaving, Says Southampton Highway Superintendent

Posted on 12 November 2014

Southampton Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor appeared before the town board last Thursday to ask for more money to fund necessary projects along the town’s roadways.

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Southampton Town Unveils Deer Management Plan

Posted on 12 November 2014

Environmentalists, hunters and Southampton Town officials unveiled a deer protection and management plan at a town board work session last week.

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East Hampton Town Budget Stays Below Tax Cap

Posted on 12 November 2014

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell’s $71.5 million budget has seen some changes to both its revenue and expenditure sides since it was first presented in September, but will remain well below the state-mandated 2-percent tax cap.

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Hudson Galardi-Troy

Posted on 12 November 2014

Hudson Galardi-Troy was bitten by the theater bug when he played Dill in “To Kill A Mockingbird” at Bay Street three years ago. Since then he’s gotten himself an agent, been in countless plays, and has again landed a part in this year’s production of the same play – but this time as one of the leading roles, Jem. The 11-year-old spoke to us about his love of acting and some of his hopes and dreams for the future.

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CVS Challenges Southampton Planning Board Decision

Posted on 11 November 2014

CVS Caremark and BNB Ventures IV have filed suit against the Southampton Planning Board last week over its October 9 decision to require an environmental impact study for a proposed pharmacy in Bridgehampton.

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