This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.23.16

At the New Suffolk Waterfront
At the New Suffolk Waterfront

Good Morning!

• There’s a 30 percent chance of showers today, mainly after 4 p.m., but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 70 and a north wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Showers are likely tonight, mainly after 8 p.m., with a low around 49. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers, and possible afternoon thunderstorms Tuesday, with a high temperature near 66. The weather improves for the rest of the week, with a highs in the mid-seventies and sunny skies likely for the remainder of the week.

• The Department of Environmental Conservation and Riverhead Town are partnering to harvest some of the over-abundant menhaden in the Peconic River, in an attempt to decrease the likelihood of a massive fish kill like the one that occurred at this time last year. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• OLA of Eastern Long Island is working with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office on a series of presentations and workshops on Wage Theft and Worker’s Rights. More information is online here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will host a discussion on “The Image of Mattituck” tonight, Monday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. More information is online here.

• The U.S. EPA is also hosting two public hearings on May 25 on a plan to dump dredge spoils off of New London, Conn. More information on that plan is online here.

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

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