Good Morning!

• There’s a 40 percent chance of rain after 9 a.m. today, with patchy fog before 9 a.m., mostly cloudy skies, and a high near 56, with light and variable winds becoming south 6 to 11 miles per hour in the morning. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers this evening, mainly before 11 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies overnight and a low around 44. Thanksgiving Day will be mostly sunny and windy, with a high near 53 degrees and a northwest wind 18 to 26 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 38 miles per hour. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 45.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold its weekly work session, usually held on Thursdays, today at 10 a.m. due to tomorrow’s turkeyfest. A discussion of East End Disabilities is on the agenda.

• County and local police are expecting some drinking and carousing over the next few days due to the holiday. If you’re going out, be smart and take a taxi or a rideshare. Lyft and Uber are offering discounts for rides in Suffolk County this weekend. Lyft riders can use the promo code SUFFOLKCTY2019 to get $10 off a ride between midnight tonight and midnight Saturday, and Uber riders can use the code SAFERIDENY19 for $10 off a ride starting at 9 p.m. tonight and going through 3 a.m. tomorrow.

• The Mattituck-Cutchogue School District Teachers’ Association’s annual Turkey Trot is tomorrow morning. Here are the details.

• Are you an avid reader or a lover of cold water? Get your literary costume ready for the Friends of the Shelter Island Library’s Turkey Plunge this Saturday.

• This month’s The Poem is a reflection on what there is to be thankful for each and every day. We’re accepting poetry submissions at

• Here are some things you can do on the East End this weekend, if you get bored hanging out at home with the family and are sick of the post-Thanksgiving shopping blitz.

• The Beacon’s December edition hits newsstands Friday. Morning Bulletin will return on Monday, Dec. 2. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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

November 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:44 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:52 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Greenport: 10:21 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:21 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:16 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:43 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:50 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:04 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:13 a.m., 7:37 p.m.

November 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:33 a.m., 11:03 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:52 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Greenport: 11:10 a.m., 11:40 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:07 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:05 a.m., 11:35 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:11 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:18 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:50 a.m., 10:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:59 a.m., 8:26 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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