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A Man is Drawn to the Blues

Posted on 24 November 2014

Jake Lear is an impressive guitar player who, despite the fact he was raised in Vermont, Sag Harbor and East Hampton, has a love of (and a talent for) blues and roots music from the Mississippi Delta. It’s an incongruity that Mr. Lear can readily explain.

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Mass Casualty Drill Held in East Hampton

Posted on 23 November 2014

Photography by Michael Heller. An East Hampton Town-wide Multi-Casualty Drill was held at 555 Montauk Highway in Amagansett on Sunday, November 23. The drill was organized by Chief David King of the Springs Fire Department, and the incident was commanded by Assistant Chief Alan Bennett of the Amagansett Fire Department using standard National Incident Management (NIMS) [...]

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Alumni Artists on Display at the Ross School

Posted on 22 November 2014

Their artistic pursuits have taken them to coveted galleries, television studios and the country’s best art schools, but, working across mediums and the world, the 19 artists in this month’s Alumni Art Exhibition have one thing in common: they cultivated their creativity at the Ross School.

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Updated Communications Plan for Sag Harbor School District

Posted on 22 November 2014

Seven months after the Sag Harbor School District Communications Committee presented its recommendations to the school board for better communications, Superintendent Katy Graves on Monday, November 17, offered her view of how to best move forward.

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Opponents Urge DEC To Require Environmental Study for Sand Land

Posted on 21 November 2014

More than 70 environmentalists, politicians and neighbors of a sand mine, composting and concrete recycling business in Noyac filled the Bridgehampton Community House on Wednesday, November 19, to ask the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to require an environmental impact statement on its plans to expand its mining operations, which sit above one of Long Island’s largest aquifers.

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A Bumper Scallop Season is Celebrated

Posted on 19 November 2014

East End baymen and diners alike have grown accustomed to scallop seasons that begin with a bang but end with whimper in a matter of days. But this year has been different, with an abundance of the tasty shellfish being harvested from the bays and finding their way to local tables.

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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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