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Great Grapes! East End Vineyards Have Another Banner Year

Posted on 15 October 2014

East End oenophiles were elated last year when the 2013 Long Island grape harvest was lauded as the best ever vintage. According to local winemakers, celebrations are in order again, as 2014 is proving to be another banner year for South Fork vineyards.

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Bid for Archaeological Survey Stymied in Sag Harbor

Posted on 15 October 2014

In spite of the efforts of preservationists, it looks as though a dilapidated house at 11 Eastville Avenue will be demolished without an archaeological study.

Wanted: Portrait of a Lady

Posted on 15 October 2014

For the most part, ads in local newspapers offer business services, sales or other specials. But at the end of August, an ad appeared in the pages of The Sag Harbor Express that was looking for something a little more obscure.

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East End Supervisors Budget $200,000 for Wastewater Management Plans

Posted on 15 October 2014

Southampton Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst and her East Hampton counterpart, Larry Cantwell, have both advocated for improving water quality on Long Island, and in their proposed budgets for 2015, each has allotted $100,000 to wastewater management plans.

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Environmental Impact Study Ordered for Potential CVS in Bridgehampton

Posted on 15 October 2014

At the end of a three-hour meeting on Thursday afternoon, the Southampton Town Planning Board ruled that it would require an environmental impact study for CVS pharmacy that has been proposed for a busy intersection in Bridgehampton.

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Springs Man Released on $25,000 Bail After Shooting Incident

Posted on 08 October 2014

Springs resident Valon Shoshi was arrested on four charges following a manhunt by East Hampton Town Police on Friday, October 3, and was released on $25,000 bail after appearing in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday.

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Plans for Waterfront Park in Sag Harbor Move Forward

Posted on 08 October 2014

After the discussion was reopened last year, a plan to develop a waterfront park under the Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge is moving forward.

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East Hampton Plans to Ban Plastic Bags By Earth Day

Posted on 08 October 2014

While banning plastic bags may not be the lynchpin in solving the world’s environmental crisis, according to East Hampton Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby it is at least a step in the right direction.

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East End Towns Budget Money for South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative

Posted on 08 October 2014

Supervisors in both East Hampton and Southampton kept to their words this week when they put $25,000 aside in their tentative budgets to go towards improving mental healthcare in South Fork school districts.

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Veterans Tell Their Stories to Heal Themselves

Posted on 07 October 2014

Every soldier has a story; a report of why they enlisted, a personal account of rigorous training, their experiences in war and, very often, their difficult civilian epilogues.

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