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07/24/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board is back in court  on aircraft restrictions.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The East Hampton Town Board is back in court on aircraft restrictions.

After spending months creating ways to minimize noise pollution created by private helicopters, the Town of East Hampton appealed a court injunction on one of three laws the town proposed in April.

The decision to appeal, made Wednesday, comes after Federal District Court Judge Joanna Seybert decided to further review the legislation that asks for the restriction of noisy aircraft trips at East Hampton Airport to once per week. (more…)

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07/13/15 10:00am
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To the Editor:
It saddens me to see letters in the Reporter that attack the actions and deliberations of the Deer & Tick Committee. (more…)

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07/01/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A federal judge has ruled on East Hampton's local laws passed in April to reduce noise from aircrafts.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A federal judge has ruled on East Hampton’s local laws passed in April to reduce noise from aircrafts.

In an eagerly awaited decision by aviation interests and anti-aircraft noise activists, a federal judge ruled June 26 that two local laws curbing uses at East Hampton’s airport will stand. Update: Turbulence over judge’s chopper ruling

Federal District Court Judge Joanna Seybert decided in Central Islip that the Town of East Hampton had proved its case that there was a problem of noise, mainly from helicopters, and the town had the right to regulate the use of its airport. (more…)

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06/27/15 7:36am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | Legislation on flights into East Hampton has been upheld by a federal judge.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | Legislation on flights into East Hampton has been upheld by a federal judge.

In an eagerly awaited decision by aviation interests and anti-aircraft noise activists, a federal judge ruled Friday that local laws curbing uses at East Hampton’s airport will stand. (more…)