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A vote is expected on three measures restricting access to the East Hampton Airport, the first local regulations designed to reduce regional disturbance from flights and to target “noisy” aircraft, particularly helicopters.
The test refusal movement has picked up momentum on the South Fork, with the number of students refusing to take the English language arts state tests in local schools this week up dramatically from last year.
As the trial of Jason Lee continued in Riverside on Wednesday, the prosecution turned its attention to his cellphone records on the morning of the alleged rape.
In a packed courtroom on Tuesday, the woman, known only as D.D., gave a graphic and tearful description of the alleged attack in the early morning of Aug. 20, 2013, at an East Hampton house Jason Lee was renting for the month.
The house, built in 1824 and transformed in 1840 into one of the state’s finest examples of Greek Revival architecture, is in the early stages of a $6 million restoration project being undertaken by the Bridgehampton Museum with help from Southampton Town and New York State.
The president of the teachers association favors students refusing to take state assessment exams as a way to send a message to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in opposition to a key element of his education reform package.
In the second day of Jason Lee's rape trial, a taxi dispatcher says a caller whose number matches that of Mr. Lee requested a taxi from house where the alleged incident took place not long after police arrived.
A weekend ban on helicopters at the East Hampton Airport will not be among the restrictions designed to reduce aircraft noise over East Hampton and the East End.
In a region already known for its farming industry, schools are increasingly looking toward on-campus gardens for hands-on education and fresh produce to nourish both their students and the surrounding community.