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STORM UPDATE: Towns Declare State of Emergency; Southampton Hospital Cancels Services

Posted on 26 January 2015

The Town of East Hampton has issued a state of emergency, effective 4 p.m. this afternoon, urging residents to refrain from travelling through Tuesday.

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Bay Street Announces 2015 Mainstage Season

Posted on 23 January 2015

Bay Street Theater has announce its three 2015 Mainstage Summer Season productions, which will begin on May 26 and run through August 30.

i-Tri Girls Find Self-Empowerment Through Triathlons

Posted on 22 January 2015

Theresa Roden’s motivation to run a triathlon came from a somewhat surprising source of inspiration: sitting on the beach. While visiting Block Island, Ms. Roden, who lives in Springs, saw a group of jubilant runners dart by, turned to her family and said, quite simply, “I’m going to do this next year.”

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Sag Harbor School Board Has No Plans to Revisit Videotaping Policy

Posted on 22 January 2015

The Sag Harbor Board of Education’s narrow 4-3 decision last month to no longer include the public comment portions from the videos of its meetings broadcast on its website, LTV and SEA-TV, has raised criticism from a small but vocal segment of the school community.

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Sag Harbor’s Traditionally African American Communities Featured in Television Special

Posted on 21 January 2015

Sag Harbor will appear on televisions nationwide this Sunday, but instead of acting as a backdrop for a gaggle of Kardashians, this time, the village will play a leading role in the story of a refuge and safe haven for African Americans in the 20th century.

Village To Hold Hearing on Dilapidated Morpurgo House

Posted on 21 January 2015

The Morpurgo house, which has been crumbling for decades on its Union Street lot behind the John Jermain Memorial Library, has caught the attention of Sag Harbor Village building inspector Tom Preiato.

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Environmentalists and Hunters Say Lower Waterfowl Count Shouldn’t Cause Concern

Posted on 21 January 2015

Although the black duck and merganser populations were down, East End birders came out in record numbers last weekend to take part in the 60th annual winter waterfowl count.

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Local Teacher Lectures on the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted on 21 January 2015

Dozens of people squeezed into Canio’s Books on Saturday to hear not just about the many accomplishments and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but to understand his legacy and why his message remains relevant and important today.

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Airport Noise Committee Recommends Curfews, Limits and Banning The Loudest Choppers

Posted on 21 January 2015

If the East Hampton Airport Planning Committee’s noise subcommittee get its way, strict curfews, limits on weekly operations and a complete ban on the loudest helicopters could be in effect by Memorial Day of this year.

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O’Brien Defeats Cammann in Bridgehampton Fire Commissioner Race

Posted on 20 January 2015

In the re-vote for Bridgehampton fire commissioner, former Chief John O’Brien easily defeated paramedic Phil Cammann for the five-year term in voting on Tuesday.

Mr. O’Brien received 138 votes to Mr. Cammann’s 106 votes.

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