• Today will again be mostly sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and a southwest wind 8 to 13 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87 and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80. We’re looking at a 60 percent chance of showers for Memorial Day, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 73.
• Public comment was sparse but skeptical at an EPA hearing in Riverhead Wednesday on a proposed new rule designating just one dredge spoil disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum is turning its eye to Sag Harbor’s working class roots in a series of exhibitions and lectures beginning this evening titled “Every Village Has a Story.” The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Southampton Town announced Thursday that the town’s website now features a page that will help the community follow the progress of several ongoing community projects. The “Community Projects” page, which you can find under the “Your Government” home page menu button under the “Supervisor’s Office” subhead, features information about the current status eight renovations and building projects currently underway in the town.
• Southampton Town is granting amnesty to people with delinquent parking tickets for the months of June and July, allowing them to pay their tickets for their original value, without penalties, plus a $5 administrative fee. The program is for tickets issued between 2012 and 2015, of which there are 2,300 currently outstanding. More information is online here.
• Looking ahead to next week, Riverside Rediscoverd will hold their next monthly meet-up at the Riverwoods Mobile Home Park at 525 Riverleigh Avenue in Riverside on Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m., where the winner of the second of the group’s Riverside Five grants will be announced and attendees will have a chance to hear new grant proposals. All are welcome to attend. More information is online here.
• Stay safe on the roads out there this weekend, and if you get bored with the barbecue, check our events calendar for information on the many nature activities, music shows, art openings, literary readings, festivals, carnivals and other activities going on out there. Also, our Memorial Day parade and ceremony listings are online here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.