Wednesday in Amagansett Square

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 71 degrees and a south wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 52. Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 70, and Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

• Shelter Islanders who responded en masse to a survey conducted by Shelter Island Town overwhelmingly supported hunting, including the use of professional hunters, as a means to control deer and tick populations. Read The Beacon’s full story online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Butterfly Effect Project’s clothing recycling program, PSEG energy reduction initiatives, a special permit for SPower, transfer of development rights and Community Development Block Grant awards at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss nomination of the Bridgehampton Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places, updates on code enforcement efforts and town board member liaison reports at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the town’s preliminary 2018 budget, on a new Special Historic Landmark Local Law, on Community Development Block Grant spending and on improvements to the Montauk Street Lighting District at their 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.

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

Nov. 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:51 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:59 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
Greenport: 9:28 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:19 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:23 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:50 a.m., 11:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:57 a.m., 11:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:07 a.m., 6:29 p.m.

Nov. 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:31 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:39 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Greenport: 10:08 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:03 a.m., 11:33 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:03 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:30 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:37 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:51 a.m., 7:15 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

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