• We’re expecting patchy fog before 10 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 77 degrees and a calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies overnight, with a low around 63. It will be partly sunny Wednesday, with a high near 76. Showers are likely Thursday, with a high near 74.
• Southampton Town has set a public hearing for this afternoon at 1 p.m. on whether the town should use Community Preservation Fund money to purchase a building lot in Shinnecock Hills where a bulldozer excavated remains from what is believed to be a Shinnecock Indian burial ground. More details are online here. The agenda for the meeting is online here.
• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the town’s tentative 2019 budget, environmental review for emergency communication towers, a PSEG-Long Island refund and a storage trailer at Kirk Park Beach at their 10 a.m. work session at the Montauk Firehouse this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Southold Town Board will discuss the tentative 2019 budget, the town’s affordable housing registry and hear an update from the town’s water conservation committee at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has no public hearings scheduled for their 4:30 p.m. regular session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.
• This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and Southampton Town has two events planned for the occasion, beginning with a talk, “Don’t Call Me Nuts!” by Peer Specialist Tory Masters this evening at 7 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish House in Bridgehampton. More details are online here.
• The Montauk Observatory will be holding a special lecture, “Probing the Universe with LIGO,” by 2017 Nobel Laureate Dr. Rainer Weiss, tomorrow, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton. More details are online here.
Today’s high tides on the East End are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:18 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:26 .m., 9:52 p.m.
Greenport: 10:55 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:59 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:50 a.m., 11:16 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:17 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:03 a.m., 12:24 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:43 a.m., 10 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:52 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.