The Peconic Plays Ocean, Wednesday
The Peconic Plays Ocean, Wednesday

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 63 degrees and a southwest wind 9 to 16 miles per hour. There’s an 80 percent chance of light showers tonight, with the possibility o f a thunderstorm and fog after 3 a.m. The low tonight will be around 61 degrees. We’re expecting rain on Friday, with a high near 66 degrees and a southwest wind around 17 miles per hour, gusting to 28. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 56.

• Dr. Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook Southampton will give his annual State of the Bays address, this year titled “Challenges, Victories, Solutions,” tomorrow night, April 1 at 7 p.m. in Duke Lecture Hall at the Stony Brook Southampton campus.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss their Vehicle Fuel Station Improvement Plan at their 11 a.m. work session this morning, followed by a special meeting at noon to adopt resolutions for the funding for Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays, the Riverside Walking Trail Project and the town’s disaster debris management plan. The board is also slated to discuss the financing for a project to raise Dune Road in Hampton Bays. The agenda for the work session is online here and the agenda for the special meeting is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the EPCAL subdivision at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southold Historical Society is hosting a community conversation on the society’s mission and goals for the future this Saturday, April 2 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the First Presbyterian Church in Southold. The historical society is also asking members of the public to respond to a survey, available online here. For more information, call 631.765.5500.

• The Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation and Slow Food East End will present their annual “A Moveable Feast” on April 17 at Dodds & Eder in Sag Harbor, a fundraiser for school gardens throughout the East End. More information is online here.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.


Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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