East End Beacon

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.14.17

On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck
On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees and a north wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49. We’re expecting morning showers Thursday, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54 and gusty winds out of the southwest.

• Inside the gates of the former Grumman plant in Calverton is a place you might liken to Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory — a land of pure imagination, made real through the hard work of a slew of new entrepreneurs. Read The Beacon’s account of our recent trip to visit the Stony Brook Incubator at Calverton’s kitchens, online here.

• Southampton Town’s Opioid Addiction Task Force will hold a public forum on creating an action plan to address the opioid crisis tomorrow, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays High School Auditorium. More details are online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the current pine beetle infestation, an update on the environmental analysis of the East Hampton Union Free School District’s property on Springs-Fireplace Road and a proposed development moratorium in Wainscott at their 10 a.m. work session this morning at the Montauk Firehouse. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on their 2018 budget, on a North Sea Beach Colony Erosion Control District, on regulations on Assisted Living Facilities and on the purchase of a portion of the proposed Tuckahoe shopping center site on County Road 39 through the Community Preservation Fund at their 1 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will hear a presentation from their Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board at their 1 p.m. work session this afternoon.

• Peconic Landing in Greenport hosts “Three Perspectives on North Fork Environmental Issues” with Jeremy Samuelson, Director of the Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island; Bob Deluca, president of the group for the East End and and Melanie Cirillo, Director of Conservation planning for the Peconic Land Trust tonight at 8 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

Nov. 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:30 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Greenport: 7:07 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:02 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:29 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:36 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:46 a.m., 4:02 p.m.

Nov. 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:14 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:22 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
Greenport: 7:51 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:47 a.m., 9:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:46 a.m., 8:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:13 a.m., 9:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:20 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:37 a.m., 4:53 p.m.

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

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