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“Free Beaches”: Over 400 violations in 4 days; one arrest on Τinos

One businesswoman was arrested on the island of Tinos for violating regulations on occupying public space on beaches. Raids have been carried out at beaches of Tinos since Wednesday as finance ministry inspectors continue to check the state of legality by business people who have placed sun-beds and -umbrellas across …

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Tinos and Serifos demand explanation from England over “quarantine list”

Local authorities on the islands of Tinos and Serifos have strongly protested England’s decision to put them on a “quarantine list.” With letters to the British Embassy in Athens and to Transport Minister Grants Shapps, the mayors of Tinos and Serifos demand transparency in the epidemiological data and criteria that …

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Dormition of Virgin Mary: Panagia Pilgrimages in Greece on 15. August

Bells have been ringing cheerfully this Thursday morning and the faithful have been flocking to the churches and chapels dedicated to the Virgin Mary on the day that is considered as the “Easter of the Summer.” The Dormition of Panagia to Heaven or simply Dekapentaygoustos – 15. August – is …

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After Hydra, power outages also on islands of Skopelos and Tinos

From 4 0′ clock in the morning until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, locals and tourists on the island of Skopelos remained without electricity. A heavy rainstorm had reportedly damages the power supply system. Extensive lightning had damaged transmitters and columns with the effect of a total black-out on the island …

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Body of US expat Bob Mayer found 4 months after he went missing on Tinos

The body of retired US lawyer Bob Mayer missing on the island of Tinos, Cyclades, since last November was found on Sunday. His body in advanced decomposition was found by a local in a ravine in the area of Kossini.His clothes and personal belongings were recognized by his wife, Gayle. …

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Four Cyclades islands to be electrified with underwater cable from Attica

Four of the largest islands of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea will be supplied with power via an underwater cable as of next month. This connection will put an end to environmental polluting units of the Greek Public Power Corporation [PPC. DEH],” the state broadcaster ERT said in …

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Dead cows and bulls washed ashore on several Cyclades islands

A mysterious phenomenon has been taking place in the last days, with several dead cows and bulls to have been washed ashore the beaches of several islands of the Cyclades group in the central Aegean Sea. The first dead animal was a bull washed ashore in Galissia beach on the …

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69-year-old US national missing on the island of Tinos

A 69-year-old American citizen who has been living on the island of Tinos in the Cyclades group in the Aegean sea has been missing since November 19th 2017. According to local media cyclades24.gr, Bob Meyer has been missing since Sunday noon, Nov 19th. He was last seeing in Agios Fokas …

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