Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 51 degrees and a northwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with patchy frost after 1 a.m. and a low around 31, with a north wind 7 to 14 miles per hour. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 52, and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 58.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss affordable apartments and New York State’s Plus One ADU grant program, along with improvements to the Wainscott Green and parking at the Amagansett Lifesaving Station at its 11 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss a possible moratorium on dock construction, the town’s 2024 budget and fires on beaches at its 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the town’s 2024 budget, changes to the North Sea Beach Colony Beach Erosion Control District and on a new local law prohibiting peddling and solicitation on roadways at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

• Shinnecock Linguist Wunetu Wequai Tarrant leads a participatory workshop and lecture on the First Literature Project and the formation of Ayím Kutoowonk (She Speaks), a collective of four Indigenous Shinnecock women working toward the reclamation and revitalization of the Shinnecock language this evening at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. More details are at guildhall.org.

• It’s not too early to start planning your Thanksgiving exercise. Registration is now open for the Mattituck-Cutchogue Turkey Trot 5K and the 47th annual Montauk Turkey Run for Fun on Thanksgiving morning, and for the Friends of the Shelter Island Library Turkey Plunge at Crescent Beach on Saturday, Nov. 25. For a peaceful post-meal stroll through the Long Pond Greenbelt, meet the Southampton Trails Preservation Society for their “Walk it Off Walk” at the end of Round Pond Lane in Sag Harbor on Friday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m.

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

November 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:54 a.m., 10:27 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:02 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Greenport: 10:31 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:26 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:26 a.m., 10:59 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:53 a.m.
South Jamesport: Noon
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:02 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:11 a.m., 7:33 p.m.

November 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:36 a.m., 11:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:44 a.m., 10:20 p.m.
Greenport: 11:13a.m., 11:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:02 a.m., 12:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:08 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:26 a.m., 12:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:33 a.m., 12:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:41 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:50 a.m., 8:18 p.m.

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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