This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.6.20

Good Morning!

• It will be partly sunny today, with a high temperature near 69 degrees and scattered showers, with a south wind 5 to 9 mph. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 57. Wednesday will be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 74 and a 20 percent chance of showers after 11 a.m. Thursday will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 67.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the town’s 2021 budget, outdoor dining legislation, a Hither Hills telecommunication site and the DEC’s characterization of the Wainscott Sand & Gravel site at its 11 a.m. teleconference work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed online here.

• The Southold Town Board will hear updates on its Climate Smart Communities plan and its Joint Justice Review & Reform Task Force at its 9 a.m. work session this morning, followed by a 4:30 p.m. meeting at which the board will hold public hearings on adding the George Young farmhouse in Orient to the town’s list of historic landmarks and changing the zoning of a portion of a property on Fishers Island for the purpose of affordable housing. The agenda for both meetings, which includes Zoom access information for the public hearings, is online here and the meetings can be viewed online here.

• The Shelter Island Town Board’s 1 p.m. work session today can be viewed online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 2 p.m. today, and will hold a Zoom public hearing on an alleged unsafe structure at 168 Creek Road in Wading River. Here’s the agenda, and here’s information on how to log in to speak at the public hearing.

Suffolk County reported 49 new cases of Covid-19 in the 24 hours ending Monday, with .9 percent of people tested testing positive. Twenty-five people are currently hospitalized with the virus in the county, with seven of them in ICU. The county reported no new fatalities, and the death toll here stands at 2,015.

• Two innovative interactive outdoor installations by community artists-in-residence take to the garden at Guild Hall in East Hampton this October. Here’s our full story.

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

October 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:17 a.m., 1:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:25 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Greenport: 1:54 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:40 a.m., 2:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:49 a.m., 2:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:16 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:23 a.m., 3:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:10 a.m., 12:12 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:21 a.m., 11:02 p.m.

October 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:03 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:11 a.m., 1:23 p.m.
Greenport: 2:40 a.m., 2:52 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:23 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:35 a.m., 2:47 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:02 a.m., 4:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:09 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:53 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:59 a.m., 11:50 p.m.

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

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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