08/12/15 4:14pm
08/12/2015 4:14 PM

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A colorful mural on East Main Street seemed destined to be taken down a couple of weeks ago after the building owner’s architect said that it would be removed as part of a facade alteration.

But an effort by Caitlyn Shea — the artist who created the mural last summer — to save the piece of public art seems to have worked: the mural has proven too popular to remove. READ

03/05/14 6:01pm
03/05/2014 6:01 PM
(Credit: Facebook Screen Shot)

(Credit: Facebook Screen Shot)

Social networking giant Facebook has vowed to help put a stop to illegal gun sales initiating on its social media sites, officials announced at a press conference Wednesday.

Facebook, which also owns the picture sharing platform Instagram, has agreed to remove posts by users who are trying to skirt gun laws and sell firearms illegally, said Monika Bickert, Facebook’s head of global policy management.  (more…)

02/02/13 3:04pm
02/02/2013 3:04 PM
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO  |  Demitri's best friend Jason Sims gets a hug from friend Wayne Rennalls of Mastic Beach Saturday afternoon.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Demitri’s best friend Jason Sims gets a hug from friend Wayne Rennalls of Mastic Beach Saturday afternoon.

As Demitri Hampton was laid to rest Saturday, friends and family shared memories and expressed their sympathy via social media. Here are some of those comments: