No Fishing for Alewife
No Fishing for Alewife

Good Morning!

• The East Hampton Town Board will set a public hearing on changes to their taxi legislation for May 8 and another public hearing on the potential closure of their scavenger waste plant for May 15 at their 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss several of their favorite topics at their 10 a.m. work session today, including what to do with the Second Street firehouse, their ethics code and term limits. Their full agenda is online here.

• The 2014 New York State budget, approved on Monday, includes changes to bowhunting restrictions that now allow bowhunting within 150 feet of houses. Bowhunters previously had been restricted from coming within 500 feet of homes. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Slow Food East End’s Josh Levine Memorial Dinner and Cocktail Party at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor this Sunday has sold out, but you can still participate in their online silent auction.

• The Carolina Chocolate Drops, a great roots band, will be playing at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center tonight, April 3, at 8 p.m. More information is online here.

• In addition to the rally they’re planning at the Hook Mill in East Hampton this Sunday, April 5 from 1 to 3 p.m., Save East Hampton: Safe, Responsible Energy, is holding a fundraiser to raise money to bury a new transmission line from East Hampton Village to Amagansett at Babette’s Restaurant on Newtown Lane in East Hampton on Sun., April 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. The $25 tickets are available for purchase in advance at Babette’s, Alan Court & Associates and from any SAVE EH member.

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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