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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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04/07/15 4:30pm
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | East Hampton Airport restrictions originally proposed to reduce excessive noise have been reduced.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | East Hampton Airport restrictions originally proposed to reduce excessive noise have been reduced.

The lead proponent of restrictions to curb excessive aircraft noise over East End communities scaled back her recommendations Tuesday. (more…)

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02/06/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board has drafted new restrictions on helicopter and other aircraft traffic at the East Hampton Airport.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The East Hampton Town Board has drafted new restrictions on helicopter and other aircraft traffic at the East Hampton Airport.

Battle lines have been drawn by the Town of East Hampton in the war over excessive helicopter noise plaguing Shelter Island and North fork residents. (more…)

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01/29/15 4:30pm
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | Aircraft at the East Hampton Airport.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | Aircraft at the East Hampton Airport.

In the quiet of winter, big legal guns have opened fire, joining the controversy over excessive helicopter traffic and noise over the Island and the North and South forks. (more…)