Residents cite rise in jet noise

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Robert Pahl has a panoramic view of Boston Harbor from his home on stilts at the far end of the Hull peninsula — which is lovely, until that view includes a low-flying jetliner that rattles the house and is so noisy that neither conversation nor sleep is possible.

“It can get pretty bad,” Pahl said. “Almost every morning we wake up at 4:30 or 5 to the rumbling and the noise. Maybe three days out of the week, I will notice when I’m sitting on my deck that the planes are coming in low and you have to stop conversation it’s so loud.”

Pahl and other Hull residents started noticing an increase in the airplane noise from Logan International Airport in March, and last month successfully asked town officials to become involved in finding an explanation and solution.

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