• 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.