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10/24/17 1:59pm
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Update: Shinn Estate Vineyards canceled the event Tuesday afternoon, letting the public know through a Facebook post that shared a Patch story on the update. “To our neighbors: we hear you loud and clear. You have always and will always remain our priority,” the post said. The vineyard’s owners did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.


10/01/14 12:00pm
10/01/2014 12:00 PM
Dozens of Southold residents gathered to learn about the town's new ad hoc civic committee.  (Cyndi Murray photo)

More than dozen of Southold residents gathered to learn about the town’s new ad hoc civic committee. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Hands shot up from the audience when Southold Supervisor Scott Russell asked for volunteers to join the town’s newly formed citizens advisory committee to combat helicopter noise.  (more…)

08/12/14 10:04am
08/12/2014 10:04 AM
Teresa McCaskie, of Mattituck, called for the shut down of East Hampton airport if a solution to noise couldn't be reached. (Jennifer Gustavson photo)

Mattituck resident Teresa McCaskie talking with an FAA representative at Monday night’s meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

Frustrated by years of incessant helicopter flights over their homes and summer homes, more than 200 citizens showed up at a forum Monday night in Southold to demand real solutions to what’s become a huge problem in the otherwise quiet hamlets that dot the North Fork: noise pollution.  (more…)