• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, with otherwise sunny skies and a high temperature near 79 degrees, with a calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 53 and patchy fog after 10 p.m. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 72, and Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
• The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected a contractor to refurbish the beach in downtown Montauk this winter as part of the Fire Island to Montauk Point Project, East Hampton Town announced on Tuesday. Read More.
• Natural places enrich all of our lives. Street trees change a scorched city block into an oasis and a garden outside your workplace window can change a terrible job to a place of joy. Gardening is not a sport for the rich. It’s a way to connect us all to the things in nature that sustain us. Read this month’s editorial, Natural Places Enrich All of Our Lives.
• Riverhead Town will hold an official dedication of its new offices at the former Peconic Bay Medical Center Foundation Entenmann Campus at 2-4 West Second Street this morning at 11:30 a.m. Read More.
• The Suffolk’s Blockbuster Movie Series in Riverhead continues this evening at 7 p.m. with a screening of the Zombie film “The Devil’s Rejects.” Tickets are $15. More details are at thesuffolk.org.
• The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force will award its annual Helen Wright Prince Award to Coach Al Edwards of Greenport High School for his support of the development of “students’ fair play, integrity and teamwork” tomorrow at 6 p.m. in the Peconic Landing Community Center at 1500 Brecknock Road. All are welcome to come and celebrate.
• The Riverhead Country Fair is this Sunday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it’s not too late to join a competition for the biggest vegetables, for farm wagon displays, pumpkin decorating, jam making, cake decorating, and a whole host of other categories. Learn more at riverheadcountryfair.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:54 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:02 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
Greenport: 2:31 a.m., 2:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:31 a.m., 3:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:26 a.m., 2:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:53 a.m., 4:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4 a.m., 4:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:10 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:39 a.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:52 a.m., 3:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2 a.m., 2:30 p.m.
Greenport: 3:29 a.m., 3:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:26 a.m., 4:43 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:24 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:51 a.m., 5:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:58 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:06 a.m., 2:23 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:15 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.