Sag Harbor Spring
Sag Harbor Spring

Good Morning!

• Suffolk County Vector Control will be spraying mosquito larvicide via helicopter on marshes all over the East End today, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. A full list of the areas they plan to spray is online here. For more information, call 631.852.4939.

• The Riverhead Town Board will vote on a lease agreement allowing the North Fork Animal Welfare League to move and run its animal shelter, and on expanding the work of consultants Nelson, Pope, Voorhis to include work on a downtown historic district. They will also vote on whether to install a bocce court at the town’s athletic fields in Calverton and whether to accept a grant for LED streetlights downtown at their 2 p.m. meeting today, amongst many other sundry resolutions. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southold Town Board will likely decide whether to allow the 16th Annual Mighty North Fork Triathlon to go on at their work session at 9 a.m. today. They’re also expected to discuss the land use chapter of the current comprehensive plan update. Their full agenda for both the morning work session and the 7:30 p.m. evening meeting is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss voluntary helicopter routes and their lighting code at their 10 a.m. work session today. Their full agenda is online here.

• The spring run of alewives up the creeks of the East End is in full swing. Read The Beacon’s story here.

• The John Drew Theatre at Guild Hal is hosting a staged reading tonight at 6:30 p.m. of “Crimes of the Heart,” the story of three eccentric sisters, a husband who’s been shot, and a lawyer with a vendetta. The play was the winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. More information is online here.

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


Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she 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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