This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.18.16

Custer's Meadow, Southold
Custer’s Meadow, Southold

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 66 degrees and a north wind 7 to 9 miles per hour, becoming east in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. There’s a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers Thursday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67 degrees. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 70.

• All of the East End’s school budgets passed yesterday, with the exception of the tax cap-piercing budget for the Tuckahoe School, while voters in Sag Harbor approved the purchase of the Stella Maris School. Our full school vote results for the East End are here.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 7 p.m. tonight. They’ll be holding public hearings on naming the town code “The Code of the Town of Riverhead” and on a possible extension of the downtown parking district to include the property at 428 East Main Street being renovated for use as a boutique hotel by the owners of the Long Island Aquarium.

• The Peconic Estuary Program will hold their next Citizens Advisory Committee meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at Sag Harbor Village Hall. Topics for discussion include the update to the Peconic Estuary Comprehensive Management Plan. More information is online here.

• “Orient” novelist Christopher Bollen will be at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library tonight at 6:30 p.m. to read from and sign copies of his engaging mystery novel.

• Did you decide not to pay your parking tickets in Southold Town? Scofflaws will get a partial reprieve if they settle up in the month of June. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• Riverhead Town is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017, and the town is seeking a logo for the festivities that “creatively celebrates Riverhead Town.” The Beacon’s full story is online here.

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


Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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