Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy frost before 8 a.m. today, with increasing clouds and a high near 48, with wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. There will be rain overnight, with a low around 42, continuing into Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. The high Wednesday will be near 56 degrees, with an east wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

• After an executive session behind closed doors to discuss employee contract negotiations at 9 a.m., the Southold Town Board is slated to discuss its zoning update kickoff at 10 a.m., followed by reports on equipment for the solid waste department, house size legislation, a request for $100,000 in town funding from CAST, a roundtable to discuss services provided by human service organizations, police commissioner responsibilities and worker shortages at Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital. The board has three public hearings scheduled for its 4:30 p.m. regular meeting, on increasing property tax exemptions for disabled persons and senior citizens who meet income qualifications, and parking restrictions at McCabes Beach. Here’s the agenda for both meetings. Here’s the Zoom login for the morning work session, and here’s the login for the afternoon meeting.

• The East Hampton Town Board is slated to discuss how to move forward on issues related to its town-owned airport and hear a presentation from the architects of the town’s proposed new senior center 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.

• Shelter Island Town is slated to discuss mooring terms and fees, a report from the Suffolk County Water Authority and budget hearing discussions at its 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Riverhead Town Board is slated to hold a public hearing at its 6 p.m. meeting this evening on industrial development in Calverton, where an influx of warehouse development is currently proposed. The agenda is slated to be posted online here, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Heart of Riverhead Civic Association will present “An Introduction to Neighborhood Watch” with Riverhead Police Lt. Jonathan Devereaux on Wednesday, November 16th at 6pm to at Riverhead Library. The public is welcome to attend. Here’s more info.

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

November 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:36 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:44 a.m., 2:04 p.m.
Greenport: 3:13 a.m., 3:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:50 a.m., 4:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:08 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:35 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:42 a.m., 5:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:36 a.m., 1:31 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:40 a.m.

November 16
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:37 a.m., 3:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:45 a.m., 3:04 p.m.
Greenport: 4:14 a.m., 4:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:44 a.m., 4:59 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:09 a.m., 4:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:36 a.m., 5:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:43 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:26 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:35 a.m., 12:30 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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