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04/22/15 9:58am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO |Recently passed legislation restricting uses of the East Hampton Airport have spurred a lawsuit.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO |Recently passed legislation restricting uses of the East Hampton Airport have spurred a lawsuit.

Less than 24 hours after the East Hampton Town Board approved a handful of long-awaited restrictions on flights into and out of its airport on April 16, opponents vowed to take legal action against town.

On Tuesday they made good on that promise.
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02/13/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The East Hampton Town Board has drafted legislation that would ban helicopters from the airport on summer weekends.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The East Hampton Town Board has drafted legislation that would ban helicopters from the airport on summer weekends.

As has been stated in this space before, the battle over excessive noise from low flying helicopters going in and out of East Hampton Airport that had driven Islanders to distraction and worse, has no villains. (more…)