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11/17/16 4:30pm
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | Helicopters at the East Hampton airport

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | A runway at the East Hampton airport.

The Town of East Hampton is taking its case to restrict access into and out of its airport by helicopters and other so called “noisy” aircraft to the highest court in the land . (more…)

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03/04/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board is hosting a public hearing Thursday afternoon on proposed aircraft restrictions.

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The East Hampton Town Board is hosting a public hearing on proposed aircraft restrictions.

Update: The East Hampton Town Board announced Thursday morning that the scheduled public hearing for this afternoon on proposed airport restrictions has been postponed due to the weather until Thursday, March 12. (more…)

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02/16/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

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The Center Post Office.

Fighting for the principle
To the Editor:
The proposed restrictions announced by the East Hampton Town Board are an important positive step in reducing the noise of helicopters and other aircraft flying over Shelter Island.

While many of us would wish for even more extensive restrictions, what has been proposed will be a significant improvement and establishes the principle that local government can set guidelines regarding commercial flights in the interest of the greater good. (more…)