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Good Morning!

• We’re looking at a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 75 degrees and a southwest wind 9 to 13 miles per hour. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 59 degrees. Wednesday, we’re looking at sunny skies, with a high near 79 degrees. The thermometer will climb to 85 on Thursday under mostly sunny skies, Friday is also expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 80, and Saturday we’re looking at a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 78 degrees.

• Suffolk County Vector Control is expected to spend the day today spraying salt marshes with Bti and methoprene to control mosquito populations. This is their first aerial treatment this season, and they’re expected to work from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. They’re expected to spray Stokes Poges, Westhampton Dunes, Meadow Lane, Iron Point and North Sea in Southampton Town, Accobonac Harbor in Springs, Indian Island, Aquebogue Creeks and the Crescent Duck Farm, Aquebogue Farm and Millar Farm and Pier Avenue in Riverhead Town and New Suffolk, Kerwin Boulevard, Pipes Neck Creek and Pipes Cove in Southold Town. The county says the helicopter will be flying very low over the marshes to control drift into inhabited areas, and does not expect any human impacts from the spraying. More information is online here.

• Sag Harbor Village, which has seen unprecedented development in the past few years, is considering a three-month moratorium on reconstruction of houses that increases the size by more than 50 percent and on construction of houses greater than 3,000 square feet. The village board is expected to consider the moratorium at their 6 p.m. meeting tonight.

• The Southampton Town Board is expected to vote on whether to reject the bids it received for a proposed Flanders garbage district at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon, after much public outcry against the proposed district.

• The Southampton Town Board is also expected to hire Nelson Pope & Voorhis to prepare a nomination strategy for phase two of a Brownfield Opportunity Area grant for the Riverside revitalization plan, establish a deer protection and management advisory committee, and to set a public hearing for July 14 prohibiting boats from exceeding 5 miles per hour within 500 feet of shore at this afternoon’s meeting. Their full agenda is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss beach fires and debris, changes to the Licensing Review Board code and possible changes to the site plan requirements in central business districts at their 10 a.m. work session today at the Montauk Firehouse. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth will hold their next meeting this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the community room of the Riverhead United Methodist Church. They’ll be discussing some of their end-of-school-year and summer initiatives. More information is online here.

In Arts:

• Tonight is opening night for Guild Hall’s production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” the story of two families facing the aftermath of their losses in World War II. The play stars Alec Baldwin, Laurie Metcalf, Bethany Caputo, Ryan Eggold, David McElwee, Caitlin McGee, Tuck Milligan, Cashus Lee Muse, Ben Schnickel, and Alicia St. Louis and runs through June 28. More information is online here.

• This Saturday, June 13, from 4 to 6 p.m., Navy Beach in Montauk will host a cocktail party to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation. The party, titled “Honoring our Warriors. Supporting their Families,” will be the official kick-off to a third season of fundraising efforts at the restaurant. Guests will be able to talk with retired Navy SEALs and Navy SEAL Foundation representatives as well as others from the Naval Special Warfare community, while enjoying live music by Nancy Atlas. Tickets are $40. 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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