This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.21.18

Kelp on the Sound
Kelp on the Sound

Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 73 degrees and a north wind around 6 miles per hour, becoming southwest in the afternoon. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain after midnight, with a Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 66 degrees, and a 50 percent chance of rain, and Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 72.

• East Hampton residents crystalized their hopes and fears about Deepwater Wind’s proposed offshore wind farm 36 miles off the coast of Montauk in a three-hour-long public hearing at LTV’s Wainscott studio May 17. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• We’ve received a letter this week from Riverhead Democratic Party Chairwoman Marjorie Acevedo about Councilwoman Jodi Giglio’s interactions with the company that has proposed to buy 1,600 acres of land at EPCAL. We’re always looking for letters on any topic of local interest, which may be emailed to or sent via U.S. Post to P.O. Box 665, New Suffolk, NY  11956. 

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold a special public hearing on the establishment of a Wainscott Water Supply District this evening, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. at East Hampton Town Hall.

• Presenters from the Custer Institute and Observatory will share current thoughts about life beyond Earth and some outdoor viewing through a telescope in a special program tomorrow, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library. More details are online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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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